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General Ledger Accountant – Hoofddorp


Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.

Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim and Munin.

The Finance & Administration department is responsible for realising timely financial planning and controlling activities and delivering timely and accurate financial information, in compliance with (tax) law and regulations in order to contribute to the realization of the company’s goals and strategy.


The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for supporting financial accounting processes to provide timely and accurate reporting for all companies and joint ventures. You will prepare monthly trial balance accounts and monthly reconciliation of selected balance sheet accounts with the trial balance. You will perform monthly review of the trial balance and actual costs versus budget and prepare monthly accruals, prepayments and other month-end journals. You are responsible for various local reports and statistical data of (foreign) entities.
Furthermore you will prepare VAT returns and support colleagues in using the finance and accounting system.


To fit in this role you have at least:
• a Bachelor in Accounting or Finance
• 5-10 years of experience as a General Ledger Accountant in both a dynamic and international oriented environment
• extensive experience with complex ERP-systems
• fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken
• knowledge of VAT, statistics reporting, intercompany/foreign currency accounting
• highly organised, accurate, pro-active, eye for detail and hands-on


We offer a fulltime, challenging position within an international environment. A market conform gross yearly salary, including a 13th month, holiday allowance, a non-contributory pension plan and a collective medical insurance.


For more information please contact Vanessa Walstra,
+31 (23) 711 5500.


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘Apply’ button in this vacancy. This will lead you further through the application.

Please note that this is a staff position. Interim candidates should not apply.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

Due to the high rate of response, acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.

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