36 - 40 uur
50.000 - 60.000 EUR

Senior AP Accountant

Company Profile

Our client is an international biotechnology company based in the Netherlands and listed the United States. With a team of more than 150 employees, they develop high-quality therapies so that the lives of patients can be changed. In Leiden, they work daily in the high-quality laboratory to develop and discover potential new drugs for patients with genetic disorders. 

For this role they are looking for a Senior AP Accountant to join the finance team. With the international nature of the company, it is a nice challenging position where you will report directly to the finance manager.

Job Description

Our client is seeking a talented and highly motivated Senior AP Accountant to join their finance team. This full-time role involves executing various operational finance activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly close, VAT, payroll, and expense declarations.


Accounts Payable

  • Monitor outstanding accounts payable and invoice approval timelines;
  • Provide guidance on the purchasing system (Basware);
  • Code invoices and match with purchase orders;
  • Prepare payment runs and manual payments;
  • Communicate with vendors to resolve issues;
  • Maintain accurate bank transaction records;
  • Administer and monitor purchase orders;
  • Post invoices and credit notes.

Accounts Receivable

  • Prepare invoices;
  • Allocate received payments.

Monthly Closing

Prepare analysis, post journal entries, and reconcile specifications to SAP in the following areas (not limited):

  • Prepayments and other receivables;
  • Holiday allowance payable;
  • Short-term incentives;
  • Bank reconciliation;
  • Wage tax payable;
  • VAT reconciliation;
  • Fixed assets.

Taxes, Payroll, Expenses and Audit

  • Prepare VAT returns;
  • Review expense reports;
  • Prepare monthly payroll journal entries;
  • Prepare credit card report reconciliations;
  • Reconcile and validate payroll transactions;
  • Ensure timely delivery of 'prepared by client' items for auditors;
  • Review monthly payroll mutations for Dutch and foreign employees;
  • Understand proper taxation of salaries, benefits, and other factors, including WKR.


The ideal candidate is driven and has an outgoing, friendly and collaborative personality. Other requirements are:

  • Experience in a similar role and/or educational background in accounting;
  • Result-oriented and able to meet targets within given timeframes;
  • Bachelor / Master (HBO/WO) degree in business economics;
  • Experience with / understanding of AP processes;
  • Excellent planning and organizational abilities;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Affinity with process automation;
  • Excellent communication skills.


Our client offers a comprehensive package, with a base salary between 50/65K and an annual performance bonus. Furthermore, the benefits consist of:

  • A premium-free pension plan; 
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Employee events;
  • 30 vacation days;
  • Stock options;
  • And more.

Short Description

Challenging role as Senior AP Accountant at a biotechnology company located in Leiden.


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