GL Accountant | Bergen Op Zoom

You help in maintaining the balance.



H.Essers is an international and reliable player in the logistics sector, but above all a family business that has offered jobs and job security since 1928. Our 6560 colleagues are ambitious people who dare to do business, are ready to seize opportunities and make a difference every day with simplicity. This enables us as a company to invest continuously in growth with a positive outlook on the future. Our people are our engine. We take care of their personal and professional development, provide them with modern equipment and pay attention to the work-life balance. Yes, our 6560 colleagues know why they choose H.Essers.

We hope you will soon understand why! We are looking for a GL Accountant for our head office in the Netherlands in our Meeus site in Bergen Op Zoom



As GL Accountant, you take care, together with your colleagues, of the financial administration of our various entities.


  • On a monthly and annual basis, you compile the reports/consolidations of the figures.
  • You take care of the follow-up of questions from accountants concerning annual and interim audits.
  • An accurate and complete balance in the file formation is also your responsibility.
  • You take care of the monthly journal entries.
  • With your accuracy, you are the right person to check intercompany transfers and reporting.
  • You also take care of the reconciliation of payroll journal entries (control of the financial administration versus payroll administration).
  • You ensure complete and accurate turnover reporting from various operational systems.
  • You are responsible for VAT and CBS declarations.



Your analytically critical view ensures that every annual account and balance sheet is thoroughly scrutinized. It stimulates you constantly to look for additional information and new financial insights. Keeping up to date with the applicable tax regulations is something you take for granted and find fascinating. Your communication skills also enable you to communicate clearly your professional knowledge to ‘non-specialists’ within our organization. You learn quickly and working with various digital applications does not scare you.


 During the last couple of years, our finance department has evolved to a strong advisory department. Your specialized knowledge will contribute proactively to the safe growth of our organization. The multitude of companies, as well as the international character ensure that our organizational structure offers an absolute challenge to every finance professional.



85 branches in 19 countries, 6,560 employees, one million square meters of warehouse, 1,475 trucks and 1,800 ISO tanks. Yes, H.Essers is a major logistics service provider and an established value for our strategic customer segments Pharma, Chemicals, Infra and Parts. As an international asset-based family business, we can guarantee short decision lines that allow you to react quickly with your own assets. This offers you the necessary guarantee for a perfect service to your customers. It is the ideal combination for both satisfied customers as well as employees!


Apply now!