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Senior Finance Specialist – English

By June 21, 2021 No Comments


English (Fluent)
The Hague
Depends on experience
Start date:
1 year with view to extension
Tihomira Velikova
+31 (0)70 3117822
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Who Are We?

With over 30 years of experience, Blue Lynx is a recognised market leader in the niche sector of multilingual Talent Acquisition and HR solutions. We work for international businesses in the Netherlands and abroad. Our clients, candidates and in-house staff are Dutch, Bulgarian and internationals who share a globally oriented mindset.

Blue Lynx has a great reputation thanks to the professionalism and work ethic of its fun multicultural team – a group of people who are passionate about what they do and share the Blue Lynx core values, mission and vision. Sounds like a team you would like to join? Great – we are hiring a Senior Finance Specialist, so keep reading if you are interested in what this position involves.

Job Profile for Senior Finance Specialist

You will be an integral member of the back-office team based in The Hague working alongside the other back-office team members who are based in both The Hague and Varna, Bulgaria. You will be part of a team consisting of the HR Director, Operations Manager, 2 HRBP’s and the Senior Finance Assistant. You will be reporting to the Operations Manager. The back-office team takes care of all Finance, HR, Operations and Facilities matters for both Blue Lynx offices and for the 3 pillars of our organisation – contracting (uitzend), corporate (in-house) and HR services (external projects).

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Execution of all Finance-related activities in the Netherlands and Bulgaria:

  • Monthly bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, remittance statements, invoices, etc., in the online accounting software
  • Monthly invoicing – Accounts Receivables for all entities
  • Accounts Payable bookkeeping and data entry
  • Monthly timesheets and expense claims review and processing
  • Monthly salary administration and payroll, including salary administration reports and financial reports
  • Financial budgeting and forecasting, cost-benefit and risk analysis
  • Ensuring proper administration and updates in all finance-related databases and spreadsheets
  • NEN Audit (industry certification demonstrating high standards) – requirements/preparation and providing support on audit dates (bi-yearly)
  • Preparation and submission of VAT
  • Month-end and year-end financial close
  • Completing financial data analysis and issue resolution
  • Utilising Clients’ MSP (Managed Service Providers) systems for all matters related to contractors’ employment details, invoicing and payments
  • Providing support on all daily finance related queries, including clients’ rates, chasing payments, cost analysis, etc.
  • Streamlining processes and procedures within the back-office team – continuous improvement and cost savings
  • Liaison with our external Accountants and Lawyers in both the Netherlands and Bulgaria for all financial matters
  • Financial Projects for clients in both the Netherlands and Bulgaria

Candidate Profile for Senior Finance Specialist

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Dutch is a significant advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Minimum 5 years of Finance experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel skills
  • Excellent telephone manners
  • Experience with databases or online tools/platforms
  • Experience using Accounting Software, preferably Exact
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong organisational skills and can prioritise effectively and efficiently
  • Able to work in a team and independently
  • Experience working remotely or with remote teams is an advantage
  • Communicates and comprehends information quickly, accurately, clearly and concisely
  • People person with strong social skills, adaptability and empathy
  • Proactive and has a can-do attitude
  • Problem-solver and outside-the-box thinker
  • Experience in a recruitment agency is an advantage
  • Experience with HR and Dutch and/or Bulgarian labour law is an advantage

What Blue Lynx Offers

  • Competitive salary in line with experience
  • 40-hour work week
  • 25 paid vacation days and all Dutch National bank holidays
  • Assistance with travel costs to and from work
  • Flexibility to work from home both during and after the Covid pandemic
  • Monthly company performance-based bonus scheme eligibility
  • Annual company performance-based bonus eligibility
  • Recruitment referral bonus scheme eligibility
  • Joining an established international organisation with 2 offices in 2 countries
  • Ongoing training and mentoring
  • Flat hierarchical organisation, young and vibrant working environment
  • Lots of room to grow as an individual and grow within the team and organisation
  • Fun company social events (post Covid)

Already imagine yourself in this position? To make the first step, click Apply or email us your CV at cv@bluelynx.com




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Kind regards, The Blue Lynx Team