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Finance Assistant - Bulgarian & English

Finance Assistant - Bulgarian & English

Варна full-time

About us

Do you want to join an established Dutch company and its new shared service centre in Varna, Bulgaria? Then keep reading.

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.

In 2019, our company opened its first office in Bulgaria and it was a major success. Thanks to the hard work of our employees, we are excited to continue growing in Varna, Bulgaria.

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 looking for a Finance Assistant, so keep reading to find out more about the role.


Job Profile for Finance Assistant

You will be an integral member of the shared service centre 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 the Finance, HR, Operations and Facilities matters for both Blue Lynx offices and the 3 pillars of our organisation - contracting (uitzenden), corporate (in-house) and HR services (external projects).

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Supporting with all Finance activities in Bulgaria and the Netherlands:

Assist with bank reconciliations, remittance statements, invoices, etc. in the online accounting software
Monthly invoicing – assist with Accounts Receivables for all entities
Support with all Accounts Payable bookkeeping and data entry
Assist with processing monthly timesheets and expense claims
Salary administration and payroll assistance
Assist with both salary administration and finance reports
Responsible for updating and maintaining all finance-related databases and spreadsheets
Assist with the NEN Audit (certification for industry high standards and compliance) requirements/preparation and providing support on audit dates (bi-yearly)
Utilise Clients’ MSP (Managed Service Providers) systems for all matters related to contractors employment details, invoicing and payments
Assist with all daily finance-related queries, including client’s rates, chasing payments, etc.
Assist with ordering office supplies
Assist in the creation and/or maintenance of finance manuals, templates and group mailings
Liaise with our Bulgarian external Accountant and Lawyer for the Bulgarian office finances and payroll

Requirements and necessary skills

Candidate Profile for Finance Assistant

Must be fluent in Bulgarian and English, both written and spoken
Bachelor’s degree is required
Minimum 1 year of Finance experience
Excellent Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel skills
Excellent telephone manners
Experience with databases or online tools/platforms
Experience using Accounting Software
Comfortable with working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Strong organisational skills and the ability to 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
Well-organised, detail-oriented, proactive and has a can-do attitude
Problem-solver and outside-the-box thinker

We offer

What Blue Lynx Offers

Competitive salary in line with experience
40 hour working week
22 paid vacation days and all Bulgarian 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
Multi-sport card 50/50 contribution
60 lv net Food voucher
Joining an established international company with 2 offices in 2 countries
Ongoing training and mentoring
Flat organisational structure, young and vibrant working environment
Brand new modern office
Lots of room to grow as an individual and grow within the team and organisation
Fun company social events (post-Covid)