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Chief Accountant

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Tilburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Tilburg

As a Chief Accountant in nShift, you will be responsible for timely closing of the books & accurately reporting of the results.

You will also be the Deputy Head of Revenue to ensure all invoicing across the Group are done timely and accurately and relevant issues resolved quickly.

You will be a vital part of our cross European finance team.

Using your experience to ensure high quality reporting of the financials and the finance operations for all the Benelux entities.

Contributing to build a high performing finance team across the nShift Group.

Work with great people

Erik Meyer
Head of Global Presales
"I meet so many interesting people and companies daily in my job. I really enjoy building our ecosystem of partners."
Sofie Johansson
Customer Support Agent
"Our Customer Support is an important part of our strategy; Providing competent and good support gives us satisfied users!"
Terhi Louhelainen
Support & Operations
"I want to find the best solution for the customers and want them to be happy. We have very professional people at work here and I’m proud of that."
Luiza Cristina Vaetus
Customer Reference Manager - Marketing
"Customer's voices and experiences shape our identity and are at the core of our business. I am happy to be the one helping them getting their stories shared."
Razvan Costin Dobre
Software Engineer - Engineering
"A place where you meet great colleagues that support you to become the best version of yourself."
Andreea Dragomirescu
Team Manager - Enterprise Production
"We are building cool tools that help our customers do their job more efficiently"
George Catalin Dumitru
QA Automation Engineer - Post Production
"I am lucky to be a part of the nShift company because it offers me the opportunity to constantly evolve with a team that helps me when I need and appreciates me for the results obtained."
Madalina Florientina Ciucu
Front End Developer
"I find the biggest reward in building features from scratch, surrounded by bright people, our work making an impact to lots of customers."

Skills & Requirements


Overall finance responsibilities for our operations based in the Netherlands and Belgium, including

  • Manage day-to-day running of finance operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledge and payroll administration.

  • Deputise Head of Revenue – ensure all invoicing across the Group are billed timely and accurately and dunning process is performed as agreed.

  • Timely preparation and submission of VAT/EU Sales List

  • Responsible for timely month-end close, relevant accounting entries, the preparation, review and analysis of monthly management accounts for Benelux

  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations
  • Manage bank accounts/mandates in accordance with Group policies.
  • Adhere to Group policies and procedures
  • Be the business partner for the Benelux operations, support analysis and query resolutions
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with local GAAP (or agreed GAAP adopted Group) and liaise with the auditors in accordance with group audit timetable.
  • Timely submission of the audited financial statements to Chamber of Commerce
  • Support and liaise with tax advisors for timely Corporation Income Tax submission
  • Ad hoc projects and duties as directed by senior managers

Education, experience and skills

  • University educated, a qualified accountant with significant experience in managing a small finance team in a fast growing company.
  • Experience in preparing audited financial statements based on local GAAP/IFRS
  • 7+ years of related experience in a similar position
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is required.
  • Good excel and IT system competence is preferred
  • Experience in technology industry is a plus as is the knowledge of NetSuite.


  • You are academically strong and analytical, you always look for ways to improve and work well under pressure
  • You are curious, pragmatic, proactive, hands-on, well-organised and able to prioritise and meet multiple deliverables at deadlines.
  • You have excellent problem solving skills, good attention to detail, can-do attitude, great collaborative and communication skills.

Meet your Manager
Rebecca Read – Group Financial Controller

How long have you worked for nShift?
I have only joined recently.

What would your current team members say about your leadership or manager style?
Good listener, supportive and communicate clearly plans & priorities to the team & help the team to perform at their best.

What do you love about nShift?
nShift has achieved incredible growth and has great plans for the future. nShift has a great leadership team and everybody I meet love what they do – a great company to work for!

What difference will this role make to nShift if I join?
This role is to build our treasury function – crucial to our business.

About the company

Established in 2021, nShift is the global leading provider of cloud delivery management solutions enabling the frictionless shipment and return of almost 1 billion shipments across 190 countries. nShift’s software is used globally by e-commerce, retail, manufacturing and 3PL shippers. The company is headquartered in London and Oslo. It has over 490 employees across offices in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Romania and Switzerland.

Karuna Thamala | Contact Person

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