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Financial (IFRS) Reporting Specialist

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Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Job Opening: Financial (IFRS) reporting specialist (JG20) – Amsterdam


Your role

In this role, you will ensure HEINEKEN reports are compliant with IFRS by providing training and instructions to OpCos, reviewing the quality of the OpCo submissions, addressing and documenting complex accounting questions from regional and local management, supporting in accounting for M&A, maintain and develop HEINEKEN accounting policies, and be part of the team preparing the consolidated half-year and year-end financial statements for HEINEKEN.

You will be the first point of contact for regional management and operating companies on IFRS and accounting related questions. Additionally, you will support other global functions like Treasury, Tax, Business Control, Global Audit and Business Development with IFRS, accounting and reporting related topics.

As Financial Reporting Specialist you will report to the Manager Reporting and Accounting policies. Your position is based in Amsterdam Head Office.


Your department

As Financial Reporting Specialist you are part of the Reporting and accounting policies team (‘RAP team’). The RAP team is the department responsible for the consolidated financial statements of HEINEKEN, as well as the accounting policies with HEINEKEN where our goal is to ensure high quality financial reporting that is compliant with IFRS.


Your profile

For this role, we are looking for someone that is strong in IFRS and analysing complex accounting topics. Someone who has good communication and presentation skills (e.g. be able to communicate complex and often technical subject matters in a simple and creative way) and is strong in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.


You would be a good fit if you:

• have 7 – 10 years relevant work experience, with significant exposure to IFRS and complex accounting issues;

• University degree in accounting, economics or similar. Postgraduate degree, preferable Registered/Certified Accountant (RA/CA/ACCA);

• are an experienced, independent and challenging business partner, with a good understanding of business processes;

• can communicate well at all levels in the organisation;

• are experienced with Microsoft Office; and

• are fluent in English.


What to expect from us?

Joining the RAP team means working in a high-performing team that heavily relies on cooperation and open communication within the team and with stakeholders. With this way of working we ensure an inclusive work environment and equal division of the responsibilities over the team. On top of this, in the RAP-team we have a great team spirit and fun is not something that is missing out! Interested?


Our working conditions

Diversity at HEINEKEN is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities, and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

When we talk about a good compensation, we mean more than just a good salary. Having fun in your work and a good balance between work and private life is at least equally important. The more you will enjoy your job, the better your contribution to our products will be. A career with HEINEKEN offers great challenges combined with exciting opportunities to own and grow your career in line with your aspirations

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