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Controller Statutory & Financial Reporting

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to £70,000 + hybrid working
Date added
25 April, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is pleased to share an exciting opportunity for a Controller to join an international team with colleagues from Japan, Europe, and other Regions of the world. As a Controller Statutory & Financial Reporting (Europe) you will create & maintain clear insight in the nature and background of all financial reporting for the business.


Controller Statutory & Financial Reporting - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Making translations between the Dutch GAAP books and financial statements reported to the parent company in Japan
  • Financial Reporting
  • Ensure a 100% accurate quarter close (financial reporting) for the entities in scope with Dutch GAAP in alignment with the GL Accounting team
  • Ensure compliance with Dutch GAAP for Statutory Reporting purposes
  • IFRS and Dutch GAAP technical knowledge
  • Monitor the compliance with group accounting policies as well as local Dutch regulations
  • Manage the relationship with the statutory auditors for the Dutch entity and complete the annual statements compilation (Statutory Accounts) process for the Dutch entity
  • Coordinate/prepare/assist in preparation of supporting documentation for statutory audit compliance Tax
  • Knowledge of all tax areas including Direct Taxes such as Corporate Income Tax, Transfer Pricing, and Indirect Taxes including European VAT schemes and Customs Duties
  • Manage and execute all compliance requirements with internal control regulations including internal control over financial reporting such as Japanese SOX regulations

Qualifications and experience

  • A Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • ACA, ACCA, RA (or equivalent) qualified is essential 
  • Minimum of 4 years’ audit experience in Big 4 or equivalent accounting experience in an international business environment
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting & reporting processes
  • Experience in preparing Dutch statutory accounts is a requirement
  • Advanced excel is essential


• Fluent in English plus an understanding of Dutch


If you are interested in applying for this role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Becky Kitson in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02