Finance and Accounting Intern

  • Finance
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Finance and Accounting Intern

Job description

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Finance and Accounting Intern to join our Accounting/Finance team at our HQ in Amsterdam! As a Finance and Accounting Intern at purpose, you will be responsible for helping make the daily finance & accounting operations of our company run smoothly.

The Finance Intern position is primarily responsible for supporting the team in all AP (accounts payable) administrative tasks necessary for the processing of invoices in a timely and accurate manner. 

Day-to-day activities: 

  • Process daily mail and Finance email to ensure appropriate routing of invoices;

  • Enter invoices into the accounting system;

  • Research issues relating to cost codes, account classifications, and purchase orders;

  • Perform all AP related filing and maintain physical and electronic vendor records;

  • Process vendor payments and vendor credits;

  • Reconcile vendor statements and maintain an updated Accounts Payable Aging;

  • Being responsible for day to day operations of all finance functions for our company;

  • Manage, import and process the daily bank statements;

  • Manage credit cards and bank accounts;

  • Perform bank reconciliation;

  • Support month and quarter end close process.


To be a successful candidate, you have:

  • Completed or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting of Finance;

  • Strong understanding of accounting and numeric data;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse people;

  • Availability for 20+ hours/week;

  • Fluency in English, Dutch nice to have but not mandatory;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to face off to non-finance staff.

About Etergo and our culture:

With over twenty nationalities, we're proud of our diversity and excited to work alongside a team with a vision for a greener future. We work very hard, but have fun and take care of each other as well. We have ping pong battles, plenty of snacks and fresh fruit in the kitchen, and we have a cold beer on Fridays to kick off the weekend. Curious to find out more about our benefits and company overall? Check out our website.

How to apply

Please make sure that your CV and/or cover letter reflects your experience relevant to this position, as described above. We do appreciate if you can share why you are considering a move and what makes you interested in this particular role.

Please submit an English version of your CV.