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Michiel Wiersema

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Financial Assistant (part time)

As Financial Assistant you play a crucial role in handling the day to day activities of the Accounting and Finance department. You support the Financial Controller. You are responsible for the smooth processing of incoming invoices. 

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is a financial technology provider delivering next generation banking software to retail and private banks. Our clients are retail banks, asset managers, online savings banks and greenfield operations in the financial services industry. 

Our industry-proven and award-winning Matrix digital banking platform offers fully automated banking services supporting any segment, product or channel through a rich mid-office environment, and connecting to any (legacy) back-office system. Our products operate in a fully automated model with an unparalleled level of self service at every touch point giving both customers and banks real-time insight and control in the process. The cutting-edge web-based Mid office portal offers benefits in terms of efficiency in adapting new business processes on the go. The open API services platform integrates with any external system or service e.g. checks, passport validations, personal finance modules, AML, risk, or any external banking service that is required. Our clients run the technology in pre-defined flavors: full retail and SME banking, savings bank, private banking or micro finance.

and we do it with high quality.

five°degrees is a 3-time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category. Our product and setup have won multiple awards globally.

how we do it.

Colleagues at five°degrees are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as shown in the Staff Involvement Survey. Last year we were in the top 10 best employers for companies in the category of up to 100 staff members, according to Effectory and Intermediair.

The culture in our company is characterized as open, transparent and collaborative.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results! We have monthly activities with our teams in all locations and, of course, there's the daily group lunch we have in our office.

your role.

  • Filing, processing and monitoring of incoming invoices. 
  • Bank and journal entries in the company’s financial software. 
  • Administration and operational support. 
  • Assisting with the checking of general ledger accounts. 
  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports requested by the Financial Controller, director or colleagues.
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.
  • Collaborating closely with the rest of the financial team.

You will be supporting the annual reporting process (together with the Finance team) and supporting ad hoc projects and analysis. Furthermore, because we are continuously improving our procedures, tooling and administration, you will actively support the automation and transformation process. 

desired skills.

  • Affinity with figures and finance.
  • Preferably a secondary vocational level (MBO) in Accounting, Economics or Business Administration.
  • Hands-on mentality with a pro-active attitude.
  • Excel skills and strong working knowledge of financial packages. Exact experience is a plus.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Preferably a high level of independency an an ability to determine own practices with limited supervision.
  • Strong communication skills in English (both written and verbal).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment.

five°degrees provides excellent company benefits.

  • Competitive salary.
  • Travel allowance.
  • Professional workspace with a laptop.
  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working closely in a team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Lots of fun and plenty of space for personal development.
  • The office is located close to public transport so it is easily accessible.
  • Free healthy lunch which is made with fresh ingredients every day by our lovely chef. Drinks, snacks and fruit are also available.
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