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Accountant - office based in Amsterdam - (1805664) in Netherlands at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
As an accountant at IQVIA you will provide independent high level technical and general accounting services in accordance with Quintiles/IMS Finance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley rules and financial reporting requirements (including local GAAP and tax rules) of the business unit.
Whether you're beginning or continuing your career as an Accountant, this role is an ideal stepping-stone. You’ll have training and development to plan and progress your career in the direction you choose. And you won’t do it alone – you will have dedicated mentoring and receive structured quarterly reviews on performance, promotion and bonus awards.

Award-winning and innovative, we’ll give you access to state of the art in-house technology, allowing you to work on global projects and regional projects. You’ll be building a smart and flexible career with no limits.

While projects vary, your typical responsibilities might include:
  • Support month end process and reconciliations within deadlines and instructions.
  • Ensure that accounting records are thoroughly maintained in preparation for independent audits.
  • Maintain adequate and current documentation of the systems of internal control.
  • Ensure that all processes and decisions are in line with Quintiles SOPs and local legal requirements.
  • Where applicable, ensure appropriate communication with all business partners and support business partners in financial decisions, if required.
  • Provide recommendations to improve existing processes and financial systems and suggest alternatives where appropriate.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of technical accounting skills.
  • Participate in or manage Finance related projects as needed.
  • Manage timely completion of detailed accounts reconciliation and follow-up/resolving open items for specified tasks.
  • May develop, implement and/or maintain one or more accounting modules (A/R,A/P, Fixed Assets, General Ledger).
  • May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to more junior colleagues.
  • May assume overall responsibility for small size legal entity or regional tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

You should have:
  • Knowledge of SAP.
  • Knowledge of HFM Hyperion 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical accounting skills.
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to identify financial issues and execute mitigating actions.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
  • Fluent in Dutch, good command of English
  • Able to work fulltime office based in Amsterdam
  • Bachelor’s degree (Bsc./HBO) and 3-5 years’ experience in accounting; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1805664