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(Senior) Accountant

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For our Financial Shared Services Centre (FSSC) in Heerlen, the Netherlands, fulltime.

Careers that Change Lives

In this role, you will participate in our monthly financial close processes, control, prepare and process specific journal entries, prepare financial analyses and reports and be part of the team improvement initiatives.

A Day in the Life

Main duties and responsibilities are:
  • Coordinate and manage month end closing activities;

  • Configure, maintain  & safeguard GL and functional master data;

  • Control processes and systems in scope (SAP, Blackline, Hyperion, MS Office);

  • Make sure processes in scope are continuously improved, standardized, formalized & documented;

  • Ensure compliance to US GAAP rules;

  • Understand and explain how complex business processes result into accounting events and financial information;

  • Support on various continuous improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology;

  • Provide support to meet our internal and external audit obligations.



Must Haves

  • Relevant Bachelor or Master Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics;

  • 4-7 years of relevant working experience;

  • Team player with hands-on mentality;

  • Excellent and advanced skills in Excel, Access, and/or other data spreadsheet programs;

  • Excellent in handling high amounts of data in a dynamic environment;

  • Committed to accuracy;

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills;

  • Perfect command of English; written and spoken.

 Nice to Haves

  • Eager to learn and develop;
  • Experience in SAP and/or Hyperion is a plus;
  • Experience in an international environment and comfortable with working in cross-functional, remote teams is a plus.

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success. 
Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

  • 28 holidays;
  • Possibility to purchase 8 extra holidays days;

  • Flexible working environment;

  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;

  • Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances

  • Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;

  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract

  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

  • Private Lease possibilities

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About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of  what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the



Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 2,000 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your own career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare
Further, Together.


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