South Pole Group

Accounting Specialist

Join South Pole Group as they are looking for a Accounting Specialist

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions, we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Corporate Functions team is the “enablement engine” of South Pole. Behind the scenes, we provide the business with world-class solutions and best practices that sustain business growth and success. We cover key areas such as Finance, HR, Office Management, Legal, IT, Operations, etc. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!

Job summary:

As a member of our Finance team, you are fully responsible for the process of Accounts Payable (AP) and the Accounts Receivable (AR) in the Netherlands specifically focused on our new Trading entity. In coordination with other South Pole employees across the globe, you ensure accurate and timely management of all related transactions. 

The position stands out by the possibility to learn on the job and the ability to gain new skills as you grow in your role. In addition, you assist in closings, are involved in specific accounting projects and collaborate in process improvements, amongst others. Join us to become part of our motivated and diverse team of finance experts.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Receiving and reviewing vendor invoices for accuracy and completeness
  • Manage approval process of incoming supplier invoices
  • Liaise with the trading backoffice to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Coordinate daily business and specific projects with employees around the globe
  • Administer accounts receivables process independently
  • Collaboration in the dunning process
  • Actively support the finance team with monthly, quarterly and annual closing
  • You may also be responsible in assisting the monitoring and managing the cash flow forecast and ensuring that all payments are made on time


  • Relevant experience in the field of Accounting
  • High-energy, flexible and responsive working style
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent English skills
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with vendors, other departments, and team members
  • EU national, or holder of a valid work visa in the Netherlands

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.