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Financial Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR 68,000 - 75,000
Date added
12 May, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to share a newly created and exclusive Financial Controller position working for a multi-national communications and advertising company.

This is a senior role in the Finance team reporting to the Finance Director. This is a pivotal role within the structure part of the newly set up Shared Service to support operations in the Netherlands.


Financial Controller, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands, Hybrid/Remote working (Monday & Wednesday in office)


Responsibilities of the Financial Controller:

  • Your key objectives, with the Management Accountant, will be to create one aligned, efficient accounting and reporting function that provides the monthly reporting for the Operating Units
  • To ensure accuracy and timely reporting of month-end P&Ls and balance sheets reporting, being part of the Shared Service function, using IFRS
  • Accountability for reconciliation of the balance sheet and resolution of all reconciling items
  • Manage and control the intercompany elements of the balance sheet
  • Monthly review of the bank reconciliations and the currency revaluation as required
  • Managing the Finance processes and Finance controls to ensure compliance with SOX
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts
  • Manage all major tax areas, such as VAT, corporate tax and wage tax
  • Assist the Finance Director with the preparation and roll-out of the Finance Shared Service Center functions to the wider group
  • Accuracy and timeliness of month-end reporting
  • Accuracy and timeliness of cost input for forecast and budget process



  • Thorough understanding of IFRS and Dutch GAAP
  • Previous Sox experience or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Ability to interpret and manipulate data
  • Previous management experience of a team
  • Leadership, ability to effect change and make decisions


Fully qualified Accountant or equivalent (e.g. RA, RC)


Fluent in English


If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller 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 20 241 73 67