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Head of Finance

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to EUR 80,000 + benefits package and hybrid working
Date added
7 June, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with our client, a respected not-for-profit organisation, seeking to hire a Head of Finance to manage a team and oversee the function across the regional hubs.

This role offers you the opportunity to immerse within the Finance function, to develop and implement the goals and objectives of the organisation.


Head of Finance, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Responsibilities of the Head of Finance

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of the teams’ goals, policies, rules, operational procedures and results achieved
  • Responsible for effective Financial Control, Management and Reporting functions, supporting and improving all aspects of financial management 
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and analyses of (consolidated) month-end close, quarterly and yearly management reports, including balance sheets, P&L and cashflow statements and relevant analysis
  • Oversee and consolidate the preparation of the annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Supports external audit processes and leads the preparation of annual financial statements (currently under Dutch GAAP, moving to IFRS)
  • Act as a main liaison/interaction with external auditors, tax and other consultants
  • Reviews, updates and implements existing internal financial controls and procedures to ensure adequacy of internal control systems to deliver compliance and a well-controlled financial environment (including the financial manual)
  • Assist the CFO to develop useful and timely performance metrics to evaluate risks to overall internal control environment
  • Preparing of financial and regulatory information for internal and external audit purposes
  • Reviewing and optimising tax (VAT and appropriate corporate tax) reconciliations
  • Undertaking other projects and analysis on an ad-hoc basis


Experience required

  • Previous experience within a senior role - international experience would be a bonus
  • Experience with Dynamics 365/Business Central/Power BI would be preferable
  • Experience with an ERP implementation would be desirable
  • Knowledge of the Dutch regulatory rules
  • Ability to set priorities, while maintaining flexible and customer-oriented attitude, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to interact and communicate clearly
  • Ability to manage, train and motivate a team


If you are interested in applying for this Head of Finance opportunity, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Ali Cawley in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 72