Senior Staff Accountant

Amsterdam, NL

Job Description / Skills Required

GoPro is seeking a top-tier candidate to take on the responsibilities of a Senior Accountant. This position is a critical member of the accounting team, with responsibilities that will focus on handling all elements of general ledger accounts and transactions that may include, but are not limited to, license fees, and other assets and liabilities. In addition, the position will assist with month end closing and preparation of monthly financial statements.

What You Will Do

  • Ensure proper and timely entering and recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with GAAP and Company policies
  • Participate in month end close by managing individual deadlines and deliverables, including related journal entries and reconciliations
  • Analyze and investigate discrepancies or unusual items and propose necessary journal entries
  • Perform detailed monthly and quarterly account fluctuation analyses
  • Assist with quarterly reviews and annual audits performed by external auditors
  • Collaborate with business partners to ensure proper accounting of all material contracts and commitments.
  • Drive process improvement projects to streamline and automate manual workflows.
  • Create insightful close packages that summarize key business and accounting updates and present them to GoPro’s managers and directors.
  • Coordinate deliverables and deadlines with the Company’s other regional accounting teams based in Asia, Europe and the United States

Skills We’re Excited About

  • Degree in a Finance/Accounting or equivalent major
  • 4-6 years of relevant overall accounting experience
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, including the ability to research issues, prepare evaluations on problems and recommend viable solutions
  • Effectively and productively collaborate with others and establish trust, credibility, and confidence

Bonus Points For

  • Blackline and NetSuite experience

GoPro Highlights

  • Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro;
  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear;
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus;
  • Gym fee compensation;
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)
  • Outside’s Best Places to Work No. 1 Large Employer 2021

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.