Location: Amsterdam (AMS), Germany Stations, Remote work,

Unit: Direct Maintenance

Direct Maintenance is a certified service provider for almost 20 years in the Aviation industry. In between flights, we take care of many well-respected Airlines, such as Emirates, Etihad, TUI, UPS and many more, by providing line maintenance services. We are on a mission of becoming one of the leading Line Maintenance providers in Europe and Africa. Since April 2019, Direct Maintenance is part of the Magnetic MRO group. Passion for high quality service is part of our DNA. We seek people who take initiative, have a “can do” attitude and desire beyond mediocre. If you have what it takes to question the status quo, improve processes and interact transparently, then we have an amazing opportunity for you.

Scope of responsibilities:

As an accounting officer at Direct Maintenance you undertake all aspects of the financial administration of the company and all it’s subsidiaries in Africa and Europe. The (senior) accounting officer is also assisting in maintaining the general ledger in a timely and organized manner.

Your position within the organization:

The Accounting officer is working together with the business controller and reports directly to the Finance Director. You are in close contact with many stakeholders from all over the world, including our station managers. This means it is a challenge to organize the administration due to a wide variety of culture and local legislation.

Furthermore, Direct Maintenance is eager to use automation and we are working on a several projects with our headquarter in Tallinn to improve efficiencies.

As accounting officer you are responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly sales invoices.
  • Recording and checking necessary adjustments in the general ledger for reporting purposes.
  • Preparing several overviews to improve planning & control processes.
  • Assisting in preparing the yearly budget and quarterly balance sheet specifications.
  • Proactive attitude towards our station managers to safeguard local compliance and procedures.


Key requirements:

In order to be successful in this role you need a degree in accounting (e.g. MBA, SPD or equivalent) and have a basic understanding of accrual accounting principles. Ideally, you have approximately 5 years of elementary accounting experience.

You have basic communication skills, and you are preferably experienced to work within an international environment. It is natural for you to be consistent, hands-on, accurate and you have an eye for detail. You have a no-nonsense and pro-active personality and can work both independently and as a member of a team. You are willing to work for a young and dynamic organization with English as company language.

We offer:

Direct Maintenance offers you a great challenge in a growing international environment with a competitive salary and package of labour benefits. Our headquarter (and Finance team) is located at Schiphol, the Netherlands. You can also choose to work remotely or from one of our German stations.

Apply for this position:

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English, as well as any questions you may have, to HR@directmaintenance.aero

Please be informed, that we will only consider applicants with EU work visa.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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