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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

Preparation and execution of a broad range of accounting assignments, especially also in the field of tax accounting and participation in various departmental projects.

Key Accountabilities

The candidate has to:

  • Review of reportings of legal entities
  • Prepare and analyze consolidated income tax reporting;
  • Participate in departmental accounting and improvement projects.

Key Activities

  • Review of reportings of legal entities
  • Prepare all required consolidated tax specifications for the AkzoNobel financial statements in respect of income taxes (current and deferred tax positions; tax contingencies; tax burden; loss compensation);
  • Participation on departmental accounting and improvement projects;
  • Provide detailed insight into consolidated (accounting) tax positions to the AkzoNobel Tax Department.


A solid financial background is necessary in order to be able to monitor and handle complex (consolidated) tax accounting issues independently. Good communication skills are required for many contacts with Regional Accounting Center staff, Accounting Controllers of legal entities and corporate and local tax managers. The job requires observing high ethical standards. This job requires an experienced accountant (4-6 years) with broad expertise in the area of IFRS. 


  • Perform accounting on University level by education or experience;
  • Extensive experience in accounting and reporting;
  • Well informed on IFRS standards, especially also in the field of tax accounting;
  • Knowledge of Oracle/HFM and MerlinXL is an advantage;
  • Flexible hands-on self-starter/problem solver;
  • Committed to deliver high quality output;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.


Application details:


We welcome your online application including a cover letter and resumé. Please note that applications via mail won't be taken into consideration. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to www.akzonobel.nl/careers, reference 7641 or use the ‘apply’ link. For further information, please contact our Talent Acquisition department: +31 880 030 731, option 2 or via email talentresouring.nl@akzonobel.com


A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
An online assessment may be part of the selection process.


Agency or sales calls are not appreciated


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 7641