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European Expense Associate

European Expense Associate

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Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.


About This Role

A global research and advisory firm, Forrester serves professionals in 13 key roles across three distinct client segments. Our clients face progressively complex business and technology decisions every day. To help them understand, strategize, and act upon opportunities brought by change, Forrester provides proprietary research, consumer and business data, custom consulting, events and online communities, and peer-to-peer executive programs. We guide leaders in the business technology, marketing and strategy, and tech industry through independent fact-based insight, ensuring their business success today and tomorrow.

The role of European Expense Associate, reporting to the accounting supervisor, will involve all aspects of employee expenses for six entities: the UK, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland.


  • Check employee expense claims for completeness and adherence to policy, and resolve any resulting queries directly with employees and managers.
  • Check employee expense claims for manager approval.
  • Ensure that local regulatory requirements are adhered to within each country.
  • Raise any exceptions to the AP manager.
  • Ensure that expense payments are made to employees on a weekly basis and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that clients are billed for any chargeable expenses, as appropriate.
  • Help with the accounts payable function as necessary, including inputting and paying invoices for all suppliers.
  • Other duties as necessary.


  • Proven experience working within an expense processing or similar role is a plus; however, graduates with the right attributes will be considered.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and business partnering skills.
  • Independent workers who can also work in a team environment.
  • A good working knowledge of financial applications (PeopleSoft experience is a plus) and other desktop applications (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
  • Someone who is confident, accurate, organized, flexible, and self-motivated.



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Forrester Research is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment.

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The information provided by you in this application will be used for the purposes of recruitment and, for successful applicants only, for personnel administration and management purposes and to comply with the employer’s obligations regarding the retention of employee records. If your application is unsuccessful, Forrester Research, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or service providers (collectively “Forrester”) will retain your personal information on secure file solely to consider you for future recruitment opportunities.

By submitting your resume/CV, you consent to Forrester’s retention of the information provided on a secure file for personnel administration and management purposes and/or in order to consider you for future employment opportunities and to the transfer of the information provided to:

Forrester’s offices in the US and other countries outside the European Economic Area; and
Service providers engaged by Forrester for the purposes of processing applications for employment who may be located outside the European Economic Area.


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