Vacancy: Junior Employee Accounting (f/m/x)

We are looking for a new Octo-team member. Read below for more info.

To com­ple­ment our cur­rent team, we are look­ing for some­one who can sup­port our team in the role of junior employ­ee account­ing. We are look­ing for some­one who takes respon­si­bil­i­ty, wants to thrive in this role and has the ambi­tion to be the best at it. We are a diverse team and invest in learn­ing from each other’s per­spec­tives and are look­ing for a col­league with an inclu­sive attitude.

Octo­pus Agents is a book­ing agency that focus­es on con­tem­po­rary elec­tron­ic dance music, per­form­ing arts and fine arts. We han­dle book­ings for about 45 artists, most­ly worldwide. 

The posi­tion on offer is based in Ams­ter­dam and we work from the office between 09:3018:30 from Mon­day to Fri­day. We’re look­ing for some­one who is will­ing to work from our office. 


  • Issu­ing and send­ing out paper­work such as con­tracts and invoices;
  • Fol­low­ing up on unsigned con­tracts and unpaid invoices;
  • Nego­ti­at­ing con­tract terms and keep­ing a data­base on agreed pay­ment exceptions;
  • Answer­ing incom­ing mails + inbox management
  • Request­ing cer­tifi­cates regard­ing with­held with­hold­ing tax­es and var­i­ous oth­er tax forms;
  • Oth­er relat­ed activ­i­ties in the field of account­ing / office man­age­ment / contracting. 
Who are you?
  • You are crazy about (elec­tron­ic) music;
  • You like to work care­ful­ly, punc­tu­al­ly and in an orga­nized manner;
  • You com­mu­ni­cate a lot, with­out los­ing an over­sight of mul­ti­ple ongo­ing projects and you are able pri­or­i­tize where necessary;
  • You are inter­est­ed in mak­ing the live sec­tor more sustainable;
  • You take respon­si­bil­i­ty for your actions and are eager to learn;
  • You can work proac­tive­ly and in teams;
  • You like to work inclu­sive­ly, in both think­ing and acting;
  • You have a good com­mand of the Dutch and Eng­lish lan­guages, both ver­bal­ly and in writ­ing, an addi­tion­al lan­guage is a bonus;
  • Prefer­ably, you have a back­ground in accoun­tan­cy, eco­nom­ics and/​or law.

What do we offer?

  • Full-time posi­tion with­in the live music sector;
  • A pleas­ant, hard­work­ing team and a fun, casu­al work­place where you will gain a lot of expe­ri­ence and per­son­al ini­tia­tive is valued;
  • Per­son­al guid­ance from oth­er team members; 
  • A work­ing place that is con­nect­ed to an inter­na­tion­al work­ing field;
  • An employ­er who encour­ages and sup­ports express­ing ambitions; 
  • Nice start­ing salary and devel­op­ment plan for the future;
  • Pen­sion plan and annu­al prof­it share.

Phys­i­cal require­ments
Abil­i­ty to look at a screen for extend­ed peri­ods of time. Abil­i­ty to main­tain a pro­fes­sion­al and flex­i­ble demeanor with­in a fast paced envi­ron­ment. We con­scious­ly choose to adver­tise the vacan­cy wide­ly so that every­one can respond. 

Stim­u­lat­ing diver­si­ty in a broad sense (ideas, cul­ture, gen­der, sex­u­al pref­er­ence, age, class, reli­gion) is an impor­tant spear­head for Octo­pus Agents as a com­pa­ny. We are there­fore build­ing a well-bal­anced work­force and we need you to do so. For this posi­tion, can­di­dates from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds are strong­ly encour­aged to apply. Unfor­tu­nate­ly due to the num­ber of appli­ca­tions and to ensure fair­ness in the process there is no pos­si­bil­i­ty to speak to the hir­ing team before apply­ing. If you have any spe­cif­ic ques­tions please include these in the cov­er letter.

Start­ing date: Jan­u­ary 2nd 2024

Inter­est­ed? Apply via the fol­low­ing link.

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