Cycling Sports Group Europe B.V


Here at Dorel Sports, we help people make the most of their bike ride by creating some of the most original, easy to enjoy, and best performing bicycle products.

We make bikes for everybody – as cycling develops and grows worldwide, we’re looking for more great people to join us. If you’re looking to enjoy working in a culture of innovation with a team of like-minded people, then we may have something for you here.

If you love riding bikes as much as we do, then we’re already on the same page. Let’s see what we can create together.

Assistant Accountant

Cycling Sports Group stands for premium built bikes with high-end technology. This makes our end-users sure that they will achieve the best results in their ride. We are a company filled with passionate people, each with a unique set of experiences and perspectives and one unified mission – to make cycling a part of everyone's lives. As true innovators and creators, we are continually crafting and enhancing our product towards this common goal. 

As Assistant Accountant and a member of the Finance team, you will be responsible for performing daily transactional Finance, Financial Reporting, Internal Control & Compliance activities for CSG Europe in close cooperation with the Finance Manager and Corporate Finance.

•    Contribute to the success of CSG by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned continuously striving for improvement.
•    Analyze and provide reports to the Finance Manager: Profit- and loss, Balance sheet, Cash flow performance versus budgets and prior forecasts.
•    Identifying, analyzing and communicating risks and opportunities to the Finance Manager on a timely basis as well as ensuring any accounting/reporting issues are cleared up in a timely manner and strive for continuous improvement.
•    Support other Finance tasks as required or assigned throughout the year.
•    Collaborate and facilitate the necessary data for reporting and audit purposes.
•    Be the back-up for the Assistant Accounting & Reporting Manager.

Closing process
•    Perform month-end closing procedures to ensure appropriate and accurate financial accounting and reporting including preparation of group reporting’s.
•    OPEX-forecasting and analysis.
•    Monitoring suspense accounts and follow up on any issues noted.

•    Manage lease car process.
•    Sample bike administration.
•    Warranty administration.
•    Fixed assets administration.

Tax and supervisor reporting
•    Prepare the VAT-calculations and filings for CSG Europe and its subsidiaries.
•    Manage the reclaim process for foreign VAT in countries where we don’t have a VAT-registration.
•    Required industry/government reporting (CBS/Intrastat/etc.).

•    Support in creating new vendors/process change in vendors.
•    Follow internal controls and company policies as set by CSG and job function.


Essential Qualifications;
Experience & Education
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
•    2+ years’ experience in a finance, accounting, or similar role, preferably in an international business environment.
•    Strong technical knowledge of accounting techniques as well as generally accepted accounting principles (RJ, IFRS is a plus). 
•    Must be extremely detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
•    Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ERP systems, preferably SAP. 
•    Experience in consumer sector and retail are a plus. 
•    Fluency in English and Dutch required. 

Personal characteristics
•    An individual who is passionate about supporting in maintaining a best-in-class finance team to facilitate other areas within the company and control the business.
•    Ability to collaborate and prioritize in a multicultural and fast paced environment.
•    Analytical, hands-on, result driven and taking initiatives and ownership to drive changes.
•    Knows how to roll up their sleeves and dive into detailed solutions when necessary.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
•    Highest level of integrity.

What do we offer?
Along with a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a challenging role at an international company with strong brands, where you can work with very supportive colleagues. In Woudenberg, we have a healthy work environment with an inhouse gym you can use between 7.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. and a bicycle experience centre with an outdoor cycling range. Enthusiastic? We would like to receive your motivation and CV. For any related questions to this position don’t hesitate to contact Gertia Haerkens (+31 6 132 51 751 or ).

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Locatie: Woudenberg

Functie groep: Fitnessbranche

Type: vacancy

Specialiteit: Finance

Ref nr: 99942


Naam: Sander Fonville


Tel: +31652520346