Accountant - Real Estate

  • Competitive salary plus bonus and company benefits, depending on experience.
  • The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands The Hague Zuid-Holland NL
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Greystar Europe Holdings Limited
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

We are looking for an Accountant to join our Finance team. Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of residential properties globally.

The European business is rapidly growing, and currently covers the UK, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany. In the Netherlands, Greystar is growing a student and young professional rental housing portfolio of serviced “urban living” apartments and studios in Dutch “Randstad” cities.           


Based in our Netherlands office in The Hague, you will be responsible for the financial reporting of our Netherlands property portfolio where you will compile and analyse financial information in preparation for entry into various financial statements and accounting reports, prepare journal entries for the general ledger; and review budget, revenue, expense, invoices, and other accounting documents. You will also undertake research to resolve discrepancies.   


Day to day, you’ll work closely within a team including accounts payable specialists, property accountants, operations managers and financial controllers support on their queries and acting as liaison to internal and external auditors and lenders.

As our ideal candidate you will have experience working in a similar role within a fast-paced business ideally within the Real Estate sector, and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of accounting procedures and double entry book-keeping. You’ll also be able to demonstrate strong numerical and financial skills along with a  working knowledge of GAAPs and Dutch VAT, and understanding of budgets and financial statements.


You’ll possess strong communication skills with the ability to interpret and explain complex financial data to different audiences; and highly organised to be able to juggle multiple projects and competing deadlines. You’ll also be self-starter with a proactive and positive “can do” approach to your work.   


Competitive salary plus bonus and company benefits, depending on experience.    


APPLY TODAY with both your CV in English and cover letter in Dutch by clicking ‘apply'  to be directed to our company website. Your cover letter should address the criteria in the ‘about you’ section of the job description that is available for you to download.   


N.B. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of your employment history and right to work in the Netherlands as well as checks against the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases and a Criminal History Check.