Statutory Accountant – Amsterdam


Amsterdam – Nederland, Netherlands
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07 September 2023



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About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.

CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.

Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.

Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.

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Position Overview
The CARA team acts as a financial service centre for the Amsterdam Head Office divisions and functions. We play a central role within the wider finance organisation and are responsible for the AP/AR processes, VAT compliance, payroll review, financial reporting for our legal holding entities on a global scale, and provide parent company services and funding for CRH group companies all over the world. We work in close collaboration with the CRH Legal, Tax, HR Operations, Risk & Compliance and Group Treasury teams.

As the Statutory Accountant in our team, you will support the financial cycles of several holding companies, be responsible for GL accounting, monthly, interim and year-end group reporting through to local statutory reporting. You have a proven ability and willingness to get involved in detailed financial tasks. You will contribute extensively to bring the audit of the annual accounts of CRH Domestic Group BV, CRH Nederland BV, and CRH Funding BV (PIE) to completion, with a strong focus on high reporting quality, understanding the numbers and efficiency. In addition
you will assist in the the financial analysis, budget development and monitoring, cost allocation and forecasts of the other holding entities. The candidate is a skilled financial professional with an understanding of financial consolidation processes, corporate accounting, compliance and affinity for IFRS.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
In this role, you will be responsible for:

onthly general ledger accounting
-Assisting in p
reparation of monthly management accounts, forecasts and annual budget including reporting to Group
-Support the p
reparation of semi-annual financial accounts to Group and annual statutory accounts
-Assist in preparation of
consolidated annual accounts

consolidated statistical reporting, CBS
-Support specific reporting cycles for the Dutch group, i.e. pension accounting, fiscal unity accounting
-Focus on analytical review to provide meaningful monthly analysis of costs and other information to budget holders and senior stakeholders
the flow of information and maintaining a close liaison with the Group Treasury, Legal and Tax functions, ensuring that both routine and significant transactions are accounted for appropriately
-Support in m
aintaining an appropriate control environment
-Assisting in l
liaising with internal and external auditors for statutory and SOX audits
-Contributing to the c
continuous process improvement to enhance information needs

Individual Competencies
You are able to:

-Drive Results – Consistently achieving objectives, even under tough circumstances, pushing self and others to accomplish goals
-Have a Strategic Mindset – Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
-Collaborate – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
-Make Quality Decisions – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organisation moving forward
-Drive Vision and Purpose – Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action

Key Functional Competencies
You possess the following:

-Hands-on mentality with an eye for detail 
-A solid understanding of accounting practices and principles, especially IFRS, US-GAAP is a plus
-Strong Excel skills, and analytical and problem-solving skills; affinity with ERP 
-Ability to develop strong relationships and to work with teams across different cultures 
-Excellent time management skills in order to meet strict deadlines and manage priorities

Experience / Education
You are/have:

-A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting 
-3+ years of related accounting experience, preferably in an international setting 
-Excellent verbal and written English skills, Dutch is a plus
What CRH Offers You

-A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

-Highly competitive salary package

-Comprehensive secondary benefits

-Significant contribution to your pension plan

-Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

-Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and apply for this great opportunity.

Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who is a perfect fit? Please let us know: careerscrh.

CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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