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Senior Accountant - Bulgarian & English

Senior Accountant - 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 hiring a Senior Accountant, so keep reading to learn more about this position.


Job Profile for Senior Accountant

You will be an integral member of the shared service centre back-office team, based in Varna working alongside the other back-office team members who are based in both Varna and The Hague. 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 Finance, HR, Operations and Facilities matters for both Blue Lynx offices and for the 3 pillars of our organisation - contracting (leasing of personnel), corporate (in-house) and HR services (external projects).

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Execution of all Finance-related activities in Bulgaria and the Netherlands:

Monthly bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, remittance statements, invoices, etc. in the online accounting software
Monthly invoicing – Accounts Receivables for all entities
Accounts Payable bookkeeping and data entry
Monthly timesheets and expense claims review and processing
Monthly salary administration and payroll, including salary administration reports and financial reports
Financial budgeting and forecasting, cost-benefit and risk analysis
Ensuring proper administration and updates in all finance-related databases and spreadsheets
NEN Audit (Dutch industry certification demonstrating high standards) -requirements/preparation and providing support on audit dates (bi-yearly)
Preparation and submission of VAT
Participating in the month-end and year-end financial close
Completing financial data analysis and issue resolution
Utilising Clients’ MSP (Managed Service Providers) systems for all matters related to contractors’ employment details, invoicing and payments
Providing support on all daily finance related queries, including clients’ rates, chasing payments, cost analysis, etc.
Streamlining processes and procedures within the back-office team - continuous improvement and cost savings
Liaison with our external Accountants and Lawyers in both Bulgaria and the Netherlands for all financial matters
Completing and or managing financial Projects for clients in both Bulgaria and the Netherlands

Requirements and necessary skills

Candidate Profile for Senior Accountant

Must be fluent in Bulgarian and English, both written and spoken
Bachelor’s degree is required
Minimum 5 years 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 to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Strong organisational skills and can 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
Proactive and with 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 work 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 organisation with 2 offices in 2 countries
Ongoing training and mentoring
Flat hierarchical organisation, young and vibrant working environment
Brand new modern office, conveniently based near good public transport links and parking spaces for car owners
Lots of room to grow as an individual and grow within the team and organisation
Fun company social events (post Covid)