International Accountant – 12 months Fixed Term Contract

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Boeing UK [00000207791]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the sea bed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

Boeing Office in Amsterdam is a replica of Boeing Company in US, which includes different departments and functions. Boeing Finance Shared Service Center is one of the functions based in Amsterdam and supports EMEA region. The International Accountant role will be located in Amsterdam to contribute to and support the overall Finance and Accounting operations in the region.

A 12 months fixed term contract will be initially offered to the successful candidate, likely to be turned into permanent depending on candidate’s performance.


As a member of our diverse and inclusive team you will play an important role and your mission will be to perform statutory accounting and to work with multiple functions across the entire organization from around the world to ensure the correct reflection of the statutory accounting in our ERP system. You also will be responsible for completing the annual accounts, supporting audits, working on tax returns, process improvement projects and other financial tasks. You play a key role in driving a change and efficiency.


  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries and GL accounts reconciliation
  • Ensure the accuracy of accounting entries and account reconciliations for assigned entities
  • Support month end, quarter and year end closing activities for assigned entities and timely review of reconciliation of all GL accounts
  • Preparation of management accounts reports
  • Variance analysis report out to leadership
  • Support the tax declaration process (VAT, CIT, etc) as well as any statistical reporting requirements
  • Prepare annual financial statements and lead external audits
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in key business initiatives and activities to support business growth
  • Be involved in improving the quality of processes and systems
  • Drive initiatives in projects regarding continuous improvement and optimization. This also includes driving process optimization through automation and robotization
  • Effectively interpret and implements specific financial guidelines (Boeing Company Procedures, Policies, US GAAP, statutory, etc.).


Required Qualification:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in international accounting environment
  • Experienced in all aspects of financial accounting
  • Strong written and oral communications in English. Another language is a plus
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office including MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel.
  • 3+ years of ERP and accounting systems experience (Experience in following system is plus: Oracle, SAP, Blackline, etc is a plus)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent is preferred

Core competencies:

  • Ability to work in independently in a complex, multi-market operations
  • A committed team player
  • Enjoy driving change and efficiency
  • Well organized with ability to prioritize tasks
  • Proactive, process driven, analytical approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised on own initiatives
  • Ability to work in deadline dedicated environment

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