Global Accounting & Reporting Manager

Finance Amsterdam Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

To start with, the position of Global Accounting & Reporting Manager sits comfortable in the Global Accounting & Reporting Teams. An incredible diverse team that helps each other learn, grow and develop. Just how we like it! And as a Global Accounting & Reporting Manager you will be asked to be responsible for JDE Peet’s’ accounting policies and external reporting. For this, we don’t just need you to be a knowledgeable professional but also strongly rely on your interpersonal skills as well as your drive for success. Know that you’ll have a crucial role in creating and protecting the impact we look for in our value chain. With this said, we like you to take responsibility over the following tasks:

  • Is responsible for determining the organisation’s accounting policies and the communication of these policies throughout the organization.
  • Directs and reviews a variety of accounting and reporting activities to ensure that the organisation’s financial resources are managed in accordance with accounting principles and comply with all relevant regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Reviews all financial reports and accounting statements to ensure they have been accurately prepared.
  • Provides technical expertise and advice on complex accounting issues to functional or operational areas 
  • Selects and manages ongoing relationships with external consultants, advisors and auditors to ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.


We are looking for a pioneer with a drive for excellence. Someone that holds themselves accountable and doesn’t shy away from responsibility. Given the nature of the role we feel its important for you to have approx. 10 years of experience in Accounting & Reporting as well as a solid understanding of your own added value. We thrive in diverse teams and look for people that appreciate that as much as we do. We can give you a list of “must haves”, however that’s not how we view your candidacy. We do, of course, take into consideration how much experience you have working in a Big 4 company and a high degree of IFRS knowledge but ultimately we look at the bigger picture. But to give you a bit of guidance as to what we feel is needed in this role, we’ll share our “nice to have” list with you:

  • Approx. 10 years of experience in Accounting & Reporting;
  • Big-4 experience (national office experience is a pré);
  • High degree of IFRS knowledge;
  • Profound analytical skills;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Knowledge of consolidation software tools;
  • Strong communication and documentation skills;
  • International experience;
  • Preferably a background in FMCG area;
  • Experienced with project and process management;
  • Flexible attitude in working outside office hours if essential;
  • Occasional travelling abroad required.

Additional Information

The team’s ambition is to provide complete and accurate financial information to management, shareholders and external stakeholders, such as (interim) financial statements, with keeping the lead times short. 

Whether or not you are with us, two, four or thirty years, it doesn’t matter. We help you build your skillsets and potential career. We offer a solid and competitive base salary and ad additional benefits to the mix. To name a few: Learning and development budget, career development, Insurances, pension plans and a minimum of 25 + 12 ADV days of paid holidays (because we care and want to offer you a healthy work – life balance)

We, at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE – Peet’s) are inspired by believes that anything can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. Fueled by our purpose to create a better future, we are taking the world of coffee and tea by storm. Making it our mission to keep improving ourselves and the world around us.

Our roots are deeply embedded in the coffee and tea industry, dating back as far as 1753. Worldwide we are touching the lives of millions of people – from earth to bean and from bean to cup. All through some of worlds leading household names.  Together, we are on a journey to secure a future for coffee and tea. With sustainability constantly evolving we take a dynamic approach to make a real impact across our value chain, focusing on responsible sourcing, minimising our footprint and connecting people from all walks of life.