Payroll Accountant

  • Locatie
    Hilversum
  • Vakgebied
    Personeel en organisatie
  • Uren per week
    32-40 uur

Is Accounting your passion and do you feel like supporting the world’s biggest sport? We got the right position for you, as a Payroll Accountant.


What does the role involve?

With your experience you will be responsible for supporting accounting activities and executing various aspects of financial Accounting, Reporting and compliance for our EMEA entities in Hire to Retire (Payroll) space.


What will you be doing?

  • Manage month end Payroll accounting close process (US GAAP) from journal entry through to preparation of monthly financial statements and analysis in a timely and accurate manner, (including balance sheet reconciliations, close tasks, month-end checks, Financial statements review, variance analyses).
  • Ensure appropriate financial controls and procedures are in place.
  • Ensure compliance with internal (Nike) and external (US GAAP, Statutory, tax) regulations.
  • Analyze and manage key accruals to ensure accuracy of the financial results, proactively provide technical and operational expertise.
  • Support EMEA countries with local statutory adjustments in Payroll space.
  • Be a key Payroll Controlling partner for US GAAP, statutory and tax audits.
  • Develops and maintain functional, operational and organization knowledge of payroll, benefits and other compensation related areas.
  • Deliver results through cross-functional collaboration and be a catalyst for change.
  • Identify efficiencies and action plans for improving processes, integrating activities, optimizing department resources with a focus on value added activity, and actively participate in roll-out of new tools, policies, or processes.


Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Nike maintains a hybrid working model, 3 days in the office, 2 days from home. 


  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • After 8 work weeks participation in pension plan
  • 25% discount in the employee store
  • Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy
  • Access to the gym facilities on campus


Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of applicable experience, including time with Big 4 Public Accounting firm or another large regional firm is a plus; Fortune 500/multinational Consumer Products company preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is plus.
  • Strong foundation of accounting and US GAAP, with proven experience in employee-related compensation and benefits accounting.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Transformative mindset, excellent communication and influencing skills and strong multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships.


Sounds great, how do I apply?

Apply now via nike@adecco.nl and share your English resume. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Marc a call at +31 (0)6 13443231. He will be more than happy to support!