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Blackline Finance System Development Senior Specialist

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
12 January, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with our global fashion retail client in its search for a Blackline Finance System Development Senior Specialist, to join a growing Finance division.


The successful candidate requires significant experience with Blackline software.


Blackline Finance System Development Senior Specialist, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


The position


You will be required to lead and participate in process improvement projects within the Ecommerce value stream that have a significant impact on financial flows.


Working with a team of both Finance Generalists and Technical Support, this role focuses on the continuous improvement of the Finance function through the development and implementation of new technologies and processes that support Omni-channel initiatives.


Acting as a single point of contact from Finance towards Omni-channel, this position ensures that all changes and improvements are compliant, standard, efficient and scalable


Key responsibilities of the Blackline Finance System Development Senior Specialist:

Involvement in Omni-channel projects, with focus on Sales-To-Cash:

  • Coordinate interactions with broad spectrum of business stakeholders (Accounting, Controlling, Warehouse, Project teams, etc.) to understand the business needs and ensure alignment
  • Build up the end-to-end knowledge of business vs. technical vs. financial flows
  • Helping with Finance input in the process designs that include the correct business requirements, measures and resources
  • Assist in creation of Accounting flows for new initiatives and projects
  • Create and maintain business process documentation
  • Participate in users acceptance testing and validation from Finance perspective
  • Take the ownership on the assigned processes from central office perspective
  • Proactive review/assessment of different business processes in terms of risk points
  • Educate and train key users
  • Assist business in Omni-channel-related process questions, as well as technical bugs and data administration

The ideal candidate:

  • A completed master’s degree/equivalent in Finance or other appropriate education (ex: technical)
  • At least 4-7 years of relevant work experience in the field of Finance or Finance Operations - retail and Finance experience is a big plus
  • Experience in a complex business environment in different areas of Finance - have know-how of several E2E processes (e.g. Sales-to-Cash for POS)
  • Experience in assisting a project delivery from financial perspective
  • Blackline experience
  • Moderate SAP knowledge is a must (advanced knowledge is a big plus)
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel/VBA is beneficial
  • Strong communication skills, team player and proactive
  • Business fluency in English (written and verbal)


If you are interested in applying for this Blackline Finance System Development Senior Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.