Junior financial assistant

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Last update: 8 July 2021 | Location: Amsterdam | Education: BSc | Language: English

Macrogen Europe BV is a leading provider of genome sequencing services for academic and clinical research, as well as the life sciences industry. We provide flexible, fast sequencing of DNA and RNA to researchers across Europe and Africa with comprehensive, reliable data.

Our main office is located in Amsterdam and we are part of Macrogen's global network, which has offices and sequencing facilities in South Korea, the US, Japan, Spain and Singapore – and is working closely with over 18,000 researchers in 153 countries. You can visit our website (macrogen-europe.com) to find out more about our company.

For the dynamic, rapidly developing European market, we are looking for a talented and motivated junior financial assistant to be based in our Amsterdam office.


  • Support all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, general ledger, cost accounting, bank transactions and revenue recognition
  • Support daily cash transactions and reconcile customer bank transfers
  • Support the month-end and year-end close processes
  • Support financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Support the preparation of regulatory reporting (e.g. statutory reporting)
  • Support preparation of ICP/VAT declarations
  • Issue timely and complete drafts of financial statements


  • Bachelor degree in finance or other relevant field
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience working in finance is a plus
  • Decisive, able to prioritize and effectively managing time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Candidates should reside in the Netherlands and have a valid work permit.

Please make sure to send your CV and cover letter to recruit@macrogen-europe.com with the heading junior financial assistant. We only accept applications through email.