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Experienced Assistant Accountant

Requisition ID:  1599

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency. 


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines: 


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration 


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you


DB&C is a boutique accounting firm providing full service to the SME market companies and is part of the international Vistra Group while maintaining its required independency under current regulations for accountancy firms. The accountancy team consists of 8 people of which 2 are qualified accountants and services a variety of clients in all market segments nationally and internationally.


As an experienced assistant accountant you will act as a first point of contact for clients and the junior members of the team. You will bear the responsibility for the planning and completion of all stages within the process of the compilation of financial statements, safeguarding this will take place in full accordance with Dutch GAAP and other applicable laws and regulations.
You will have a large impact on coaching and educating less experienced staff and interns on client assignments as well as participating in external teams on local assurance assignments.
Next to the compilation of financial statements you will work closely on  preparing tax compliance related work, CIT, VAT together with the in-house tax advisors.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing large client portfolio and be the first point of contact;
  • Planning and managing process of compilation of the financial statements;
  • Guide and educate less experienced staff including performance management
  • Participate in larger projects internal and external;
  • Ensure best quality of output and safeguarding being compliant applicable law and regulations;
  • Interact with other areas of expertise such as payroll/HR, tax advise/compliance team.


Relevant experiences


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience within the accountancy services industry;
  • Good command of Dutch and English (written and spoken);
  • Analytical skills with an eye for detail;
  • Strong project management – planning and control – skills;
  • Effective communicator and a true team player.


Education/Professional Qualifications


Graduated post-master Accountancy or graduating in the near future. 


What Vistra offers


A challenging position in an ambitious organization where no day is the same. A company with a view to the future which you can grow together with and, above all, put your own stamp on.


In addition, we also offer:

  • Competitive working conditions;
  • A work laptop;
  • 8% holiday allowance & 26 days off per year + 1 flexible public holiday. You also have the option to purchase (max. 5) vacation days;
  • Premium-free pension scheme;
  • Training and courses via our online learning platform Percipio and via several trainings-organizations within the accountancy sector;
  • The possibility to work partially from home and a fee to set up your home workplace.


We value interdepartmental collaboration, try to work as ONE throughout the world and of course get to know each other better outside of work at our DoMiBo’s (Thursday Afternoon Drinks). We look forward to getting to know you better as well!


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you. 


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!





Amsterdam, NL

Department:  Corporates (B203006)

Job Segment: Compliance, Recruiting, Network, Project Manager, Performance Management, Legal, Human Resources, Technology