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Financial Accountant

Full-time position

Introduction

LUMICKS is looking for a talented young professional as an entry-level Financial Accountant. You get the unique opportunity to be closely involved in the decision-making process of a rapid growing international business. The Financial Accountant works closely together with the finance team and manages and supports in all aspects of finance, including financial accounting, financial analysis, financial operations, tax and strategy.

You will be an important player in the European team take ownership over several processes and report directly to the Head of Reporting & Controlling. You will be working with different department of LUMICKS and liaise between our Amsterdam and US offices. To be successful in your role, you need to be technically strong, highly motivated and result driven, but also show outstanding attention to detail. You are innovative and can communicate topics to all levels within the company.

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands      

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Manage and support the bookkeepingof our Dutch and U.S. offices;
  • Maintain the integrity of the general ledger including the preparation, verification, and input of journal entries in the accounting system;
  • Managing several software packages;
  • Responsible for month-end closing procedures including balance sheet account reconciliations;
  • Provide support for in time issuing the annual statutory financial statements and other financial reporting obligation for all these entities;
  • Assist withother reporting obligations and prepare tax filings;
  • Perform data analysis and prepare KPI reports;
  • Understand the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures;
  • Exchange non-routine information to the company, requiring good oral and written communication skills
  • Aid and cover for other team members, business projects and complete other tasks as assigned from time to time.

What are my skills & competencies?

  • A solid understanding of financial reporting and financial processes;
  • Assertive, team player and an international mindset;
  • Ability to work independently and accurately under strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Fluency in both English and Dutch;
  • Flexible and energetic person, hands-on mentality;
  • Enthusiasm and a professional attitude are also key to this position;
  • A good general knowledge of MS Office is essential, especially Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Available for at least one year for 32-40 hours per week with flexibility from both sides.

About LUMICKS

LUMICKS has come to market as the supplier of instruments for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity research – a rapidly evolving niche in the fundamental biology research field. Our high-performance instruments allow for the investigation into the fundamental cause of disease and potential for drug optimization. With our tools researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real-time, and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell-cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With an ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes and biotech’s from all over the world, including UC Berkeley, Max-Planck, Rockefeller University and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, LUMICKS is now expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

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