We’re currently recruiting a Senior Financial Administrator on behalf of our international client – a creative and progressive service company who are disrupting their industry through continued innovation and technology.
Working in a rapidly expanding team, this is a unique opportunity to join an ambitious, driven and high achieving business.
Your role will initially focus on financial holding and acquisition administration and will work closely with a Financial Administrator.
Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:
Financial administration of c25 holding companies across several countries
Managing the weekly payment cycles and month end closing
Supporting monthly, quarterly and year end reporting
Working with external accountants with regard to indirect tax filings
Overseeing payroll for several countries
Internal and external stakeholder management
Working with peers and management to achieve objectives
Supporting ad hoc activities and projects within the Finance team
Degree in Accounting or Finance or similar
5-10 years’ experience within share plan administration
Experience in an international organization
ERP system experience and advanced MS Excel skills
Fluent in English (verbal and written)
A keen eye for detail, and planning and problem-solving skill
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Financial Administrator role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
For one of our market leading global clients who pride themselves on their reputation, we are looking for an experienced Head of Group Controlling to support their continued success as a company. With the ideal candidate having a strong background in controlling and internal audit.
Head of Group Controlling, Zug, Switzerland
This role would be the perfect opportunity for someone looking for a leading role in a large international organization.
Head of Group Controlling responsibilities:
Controlling and reporting, consolidation and preparation of the group annual reports, planning processes and management reporting.
Oversee the preparation and creation of the consolidated financial statements according to IFRS (annual and semi- annual financial statements).
Internal and external benchmarking and performance management.
Group-wide investment controlling.
Support on M&A activity when required.
Oversee internal Audit and development of internal control system.
Work alongside Tax and Transfer Pricing to ensure compliance.
Collaboration in the creation of the monthly reporting to the management.
Oversee budget and forecast processes and of ad hoc reports and analyzes.
Oversee creation of presentations for board members, group management, media and investors.
Participation in business projects such as the integration of acquired companies.
A higher level of education in Finance, CPA preferred but not essential.
A background within internal audit or extensive experience in handling audit.
Experience in IFRS & local accounting standards.
German and English language skills are essential
A strong communicator
Experienced with financial systems, SAP & Cognos advantageous.
If you are interested in applying for this Head of Group Controlling role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Reporting to the Global Head of Sales and Marketing, you will be supporting the development of the global sales strategy with responsibility for both maintaining strong relationships with existing customers as well as new business development.
As Senior Key Account / Sales Manager your role will include:
Close collaboration with Demand Planning and Customer Service to optimize sales forecasting and therefore the production planning
Close collaboration with Global Head of Sales to establish sales plan for prices, volumes, payments
Ensures information flow within the Sales team and other functions
Responsible for achieving sales objectives for customers in Key Account portfolio in accordance with sales plan
Define and implement action plans for customers in accordance with sales and profit targets as set
Monitor competitor activities.
observe trends, customer needs, new developments and to review market segments regularly
Represent the company at trade fairs, customers events etc.
Requirements for the role:
8 plus years of experience in key account management.
Experience within the chemicals sector and / or selling to the tobacco industry would be preferred but not essential.
Experience in an international role.
BtoB sales experience.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
Willingness to travel approx. 40% under normal circumstances.
Open minded and a strong team player
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Key Account / Sales Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
In the process of a key transformation, due to company growth, our client is looking for a dedicated and ambitious individual to join the Finance function.
As Senior Financial Controller, you will work at the right hand of the Finance Director, overseeing the implementation of a new Finance Service Centre (located in Amsterdam) and the integration of the operating companies into the new structure.
Overseeing a team of 5 people, your role will be varied, with a range of both monthly Management Accounting and project focused responsibilities.
Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Controller:
Creation of an aligned and efficient Accounting and Reporting function supporting the Group’s operations
Manage and develop the team of 5 across AR, AP and Cash
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of P&Ls and balance sheets in accordance with IFRS
Overseeing reconciliation of the balance sheet
Review, improve and standardise Accounting and Finance processes across all operating companies
Cost control management and detailed understanding of the balance sheet
Management of FX, review of bank reconciliations and currency revaluation as required
In partnership with the Risk & Control department, ensure adherence to SOX, internal policies and external audits
Preparation of the statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors for year-end audit (IFRS), and audit of the statutory accounts
To manage all major tax areas, including VAT, Corporate Tax, Wage Tax and Transfer Pricing
Minimum master’s degree and/or a professional Finance Accounting certification (e.g. RA, RC, CPA, ACCA)
6–10 years’ experience in global company environments
Ability to concisely and clearly present information to colleagues both in Finance and in other business areas
Previous SOX experience would be preferred
Thorough knowledge of IFRS and Dutch GAAP
Strong leadership and team player skills
Excellent organisation and time management skills, with a drive for continuous improvement
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Financial Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Join a growing and dynamic business in the Advertising and Media industry, in the role of Risk and Controls Specialist, based at their Amsterdam offices. In the process of a key transformation due to company growth, the company is looking for a dedicated and ambitious individual to join the finance function.
Risk and Controls Specialist- Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Responsibilities of the Risk and Controls Specialist:
Preparing and maintaining the necessary audit documents/documentation.
Ensuring that the company’s controls, processes, and systems follow local laws and regulations, group internal procedures, client contract requirements.
Maintaining and updating internal policies and procedures.
Liaising and working with regional risk and controls team
Business partnering with the finance leadership team and IT to devise and develop internal processes and systems to ensure compliance with SOX and internal polices/procedures.
Conducting reviews across various business units, recommending best practice, testing the accuracy, reliability and completeness of controls and systems
Coordination of internal and external SOX audits.
Requirements of the Risk and Controls Specialist:
3-6 Years’ experience within Finance
Big4 Background is preferred
University or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
Fluency in English and Dutch is essential (any other additional European languages are a plus)
Strong communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage a high workload
Advanced Excel skills.
Good working knowledge of IFRS
If you are interested in applying for this Risk and Controls Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
Our client, a global specialist technology company, is currently looking to welcome a Corporate Finance Manager into their department in Amsterdam. The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to become an integral part of the Financial HQ, working alongside a member of the Senior Management Team and liaising directly with C-Level executives.
The role will offer you a wide variety of business challenges across finance, treasury, corporate restructuring, taxation, corporate strategy, and will combine responsibilities across business administration and Corporate Finance project work.
The position is ideal for an intuitive, driven, proactive and highly ambitious individual with an open-minded attitude to learning and very strong communication skills.
The responsibilities of the Corporate Finance Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Working closely with the Senior Management Team on an array of projects across a number of disciplines
Carrying out timely and accurate analysis of business strategy, global M&A, global financing and involvement in the administration of Financial HQ
Overseeing global cash management initiatives, as well as developing improvement initiatives
Acting as a key member of the global treasury function, including maintaining relationships with international banking partners
Offering innovative ideas to drive multiple initiatives and projects
You will have:
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting and MBA (highly desirable)
A further financial qualification CFA, CA, ACA, CPA
8-12 years’ professional work experience including a BIG 4 audit and advisory background
Fluent English language skills are mandatory
A confident communicator with a willingness to ask questions and speak up with ideas
Eager to learn and develop, with an ability to understand the bigger picture, as well as the finer details
A patient yet ambitious team-player with a constant desire to deliver the highest quality results
Open to a dynamic position which offers 10–30% international travel
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Corporate Finance Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Utrecht, is recruiting a Senior Financial Controller to join a growing team.
Senior Financial Controller - Utrecht, Amsterdam
The ideal candidate will have 8+ years’ experience working within Finance and have a passion for Technology. We are looking for someone who had proven experience of using multiple ERP systems and ideally implementations.
Reporting into the European Finance Director, the Senior Financial Controller will be their right hand, while managing the Financial Administration and a small team.
You will also have the opportunity to optimize Finance processes and focus on change management projects. This role also gives you the opportunity to work with both external and internal stakeholders.
Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Controller:
Financial Accounting and Reporting: Ensure accurate, complete and up-to-date Accounting records are maintained, in order to ensure both internal and external financial reports and statements are based on those records
Control: Ensure a strong internal Control environment is maintained, in which custody of assets, company records, authorization procedures, standard operating procedures and management supervision meets Company Governance standards
Managing the Finance team to an even higher professional and efficient business support function
Stakeholder Management: Sustainable and accessible internal network that contributes to the positioning of the team within and outside the organization
HBO/master’s level Accounting/CMA
In depth understanding of principles of Finance, Bookkeeping and Accounting (Dutch GAAP/IFRS)
Sound knowledge of Dutch tax regulations (especially on salaries, income tax and VAT) is a plus
8-10 years of experience in Accounting/Finance, of which a significant amount of years as GL Accountant/Financial Controller, as well as Business Controller/Analyst
Experience in setting up/developing financial processes and/or ERP systems from a financial point of view
Management experience of both processes and people
Experience with working in an agile environment
Supply Chain knowledge preferred
Fluency in Dutch and English required. French is a plus
If you would like a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Gemma Hart for Gemma.firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Our client is an international manufacturing business from Pharmaceutical/Bio-Medical industry, specialising in improving and maintaining life.
We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Senior Cost Accountant to join their team in their office in Amsterdam area. The main tasks will be maintaining, reviewing, reporting and analysing of sales, inventory, intercompany profit, production and product cost data in supporting the monthly accounting close and management cycles.
Senior Cost Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The main responsibilities for the Senior Cost Accountant will include:
Building relations with different managers around the business to be able to perform month-end activity and ensuring that executed data are correct
Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules
Control, analyse and report production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners, by providing high level commentary and provided estimates for recurring events to major stakeholders
Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close
Analyse consolidated costs and intercompany profit differences
Analyse and resolve in-transit inventory in a timely manner
Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency
The ideal candidate will have:
Fluency in written and spoken English
A bachelor’s degree in Finance combined with 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role
Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other
US GAAP exposure
Improvement mindset: knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma would be advantageous
Willingness to take on responsibility
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally
The company offers an opportunity to work in a rewarding working environment, with strong potential for future career development in the Finance department.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Cost Accountant role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
We’re looking for an International Tax Manager on behalf of our client, an established international business within the Manufacturing industry, who offer innovative technologies to deliver efficiency, quality and value for their customers through their products.
We are currently recruiting an International Tax Manager who can contribute towards the strengthening and enhancement of the Tax function, including risk management and compliance.
International Tax Manager, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Reporting to the locally based Tax Director, this is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 5+ years’ experience in a public accounting firm looking to transition into their first role in industry, and offers an opportunity to be involved in diverse projects across the EMEA region.
Your duties as International Tax Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Support our Operations, Tax and Legal teams with day-to-day questions (this can be in the area of CIT, VAT, or WHT)
Review and monitor our regional Tax positions
Review Tax returns and provide feedback input to the regional Tax Lead on potential optimizations
Research Tax issues, legislative developments and evaluate potential impact
Support in M&A and the post-merger integrations
Support on Tax audits in the region and our Tax policy efforts
Contribute to Tax awareness and activities within the Nidec group of companies
Overview of EMEA Tax compliance
Review of the quarterly/annual Income Tax provisions and involved in determining the Tax consequences of purchase accounting
At least 5-7 years of relevant experience in an international Tax role (Big 4 and/or international environment)
University degree in Tax Law/Tax Economics, preference for Dutch Tax Law
Fluent English (other languages a big plus)
Proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
Hard working, quick learner with a positive can-do attitude
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
If you are interested in applying for this International Tax Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
We are working with an extremely dynamic consumer goods business, looking for a Senior Finance Manager to join as a key member of their European Finance organisation, to be located in Dublin (or in the UK).
Senior Finance Manager, Dublin, Ireland or UK
The company have a proactive approach – both to sustainability and to innovations - both across their product lines and in their approach to developing Finance practices.
In a period of growth and development for the business, the role of Senior Finance Manager is well suited to a Commercial Finance professional, looking to work as part of the leadership team locally. You will oversee the financial performance of the market in close partnership with Sales colleagues.
Responsibilities of the Senior Finance Manager:
With a focus on commercial strategy, working as a business partner to the leadership team and driving performance through insightful analysis
Provide visibility to stakeholders on sales performance through ROI analysis, providing key insights to ensure sound investment decisions
Full P&L responsibility for the market
Monitor and own the tracking of promotions and rebates, reviewing against performance KPIs
Working in partnership with the indirect leadership team and also managing initiatives to improve direct channel profitability
Manage the availability of customer credit through provision of accurate forecasting
Carry out financial modelling regarding customer relationships, retail store investment and direct channel expansion
Provision of training and support to non-Finance colleagues, to aid the overall financial capability across the market
Educated to minimum bachelor’s degree level. Accounting/Finance qualification, such as CIMA/ACCA/ACA, and/or master’s preferred
Experience of working in an FMCG/consumer goods environment
Demonstrable, strong Commercial Finance skills
Action orientated with an energetic and enthusiastic approach
Clear communication skills and a desire to question the status quo, always looking for ways of improvement
Managing by example, motivating and coaching the team
Fluent English language – written and verbal
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Finance Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.