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Finance Assistant

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsAdministration

We are Skytree

Skytree enables a transition to a world with cleaner Air, Water & Energy for everyone. We do this by developing and deploying smart technology that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide, enabling its use or storage to combat climate change and aid society and businesses around the world.

Born out of the European Space Agency (ESA), we are a global team of highly talented scientists, engineers, business development and marketing professionals, supported by an experienced management team. Our working culture is based on a dynamic and smart approach to business with an open and understanding attitude to others and the desire to expand the boundaries of what is possible.

The Role

We are now looking for a proactive, energetic Finance Assistant to be part of our small, friendly Finance team and support all aspects of finance administration.

Initially a 7 month fixed-term contract, this role has a lot of scope to grow and develop with the business with an eventual possibility of a permanent contract. You will work closely with our Financial & Control Specialist and support our CFO, making it a great opportunity to get exposure to all things finance and develop on the job.

Your tasks will include:

  • Organisation of incoming invoices

  • Preparation and processing of payments

  • Reconciliation of accounts and statements

  • Order processing and purchasing

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all payment enquiries

  • Managing the Finance inbox

  • Filing and record keeping

  • General day-to-day administration (including supporting our Office Manager when needed)


  • You may have recently graduated with some relevant work experience or already have 1-2 years of experience in finance and / or administration.

  • You are fluent in English, spoken and written, and have some basics of Dutch (A2).

  • You possess solid organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.

  • You are proactive, adaptable and have a can-do attitude.

  • You thrive in a busy environment and can multi-task.

  • You are available to join ASAP.


Apart from working with great colleagues and a competitive salary, you can also expect these additional benefits:

  • A diverse and international team

  • A company cellphone and laptop

  • Travel cost reimbursement (choose from an NS business card, lease bike, or 21ct p/km travel allowance)

  • 25 vacation days per year

  • A (flexible) hybrid working policy

  • A cozy office located close to Science Park train station, also close to the highway

  • Access to the Science Park and Amsterdam University cafeterias (and all the great and healthy meal options)

  • Regular social activities hosted by our very own Champagne Committee