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Financial Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR 75,000
Date added
28 April, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a growing property investment company, is currently looking for an experienced and detail-orientated Financial Controller, who can manage and implement improvements for systems, processes and reports.


The Financial Controller should contribute to the financial reporting of the company. Coordinating the annual accounts and quarterly closing process, you will work closely with various Finance colleagues to continue a timely and accurate process. Your role will be to oversee the entire process of preparing the group financial statements and ensuring that the consolidation process is in control.


Financial Controller, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands


The successful candidate will have 1-2 direct reports initially. You will need to have a sense of team orientation and a willingness to help the team meet goals and responsibilities. The Financial Controller reports directly to the Fund Controller NL.


This is an exciting time to join this growing and fast-paced company, with plenty of opportunity to further your career as the organisation expands.


Financial Controller role and responsibilities:

  • Lead the local P&C calendar to ensure financial books are closed in accordance with the reporting requirements, at the highest standards
  • Supervise and review the work of the Property Accountants to ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of property and entity financial information, in accordance with applicable GAAP and fund and company policies
  • Manage the quarterly accounting close, including quarterly closing journals (accruals, prepayments, VAT, interest, intercoms and other quarterly calculations), schedules and responses to inquiries from business partners
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Set team key performance indicators for improvements, accounting and reporting
  • Experience in managing quarterly closings for a property management company, including ownership-level transactions and holding entities


Skills & education:

  • HBO/bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of applicable GAAP and IFRS preferred
  • Minimum 6 years’ accounting and controlling experience - minimum 2 years’ supervisory experience and an ability to work collaboratively and effectively
  • Being comfortable in reporting based on estimates and being capable of handling those administratively
  • Hands-on and able to apply helicopter view, internationally-oriented
  • Working proficiency in Dutch language


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 Kristen Lightbody in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 70