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Financial Controller - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to EUR 70,000 + bonus + hybrid working
Date added
18 November, 2022

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a newly created Financial Controller to join one of the world's largest advertising companies based in Amsterdam.


This pivotal role will report into the Finance Director.


Financial Controller, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Your role, with the Management Accountant, will be to create one aligned, efficient and effective Accounting and Reporting function, which provides the required monthly reporting for the operating units.


Duties of the Financial Controller:

  • Ensure accuracy with the reporting of month-end P&Ls and balance sheets being part of the shared service function, using IFRS
  • Manage and control the intercompany elements of the balance sheet
  • Ensure adequate Finance processes and controls are in place to ensure compliance with SOX, statutory and client audits
  • To provide any ad-hoc reporting as and when requested
  • Support the Finance Director with the preparation and roll-out of Finance Shared Service Center function to other operating company
  • Manage and develop a team of 2 to actively train and improve staff knowledge and experience
  • Accuracy and timeliness of month-end reporting
  • Accuracy and timeliness of cost input for forecast and budget process
  • Full and detailed understanding of all balance sheet items with aging analysis


Skills and experience:

  • Fully qualified Accountant or equivalent (RA, RC)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Previous SOX experience or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of IFRS and Dutch GAAP
  • Can interpret and manipulate data in a logical manner
  • Ability to concisely and clearly present information to financial and non-financial people
  • Service mindset per the opcos as clients of the Shared Service Center
  • Collaborative and astute – able to build trust and respect within the network



Fluent English and an understanding of Dutch