In the process of a key transformation, due to company growth, our client is looking for a dedicated and ambitious individual to join the Finance function.
As Senior Financial Controller, you will work at the right hand of the Finance Director, overseeing the implementation of a new Finance Service Centre (located in Amsterdam) and the integration of the operating companies into the new structure.
Overseeing a team of 5 people, your role will be varied, with a range of both monthly Management Accounting and project focused responsibilities.
Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Controller:
Creation of an aligned and efficient Accounting and Reporting function supporting the Group’s operations
Manage and develop the team of 5 across AR, AP and Cash
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of P&Ls and balance sheets in accordance with IFRS
Overseeing reconciliation of the balance sheet
Review, improve and standardise Accounting and Finance processes across all operating companies
Cost control management and detailed understanding of the balance sheet
Management of FX, review of bank reconciliations and currency revaluation as required
In partnership with the Risk & Control department, ensure adherence to SOX, internal policies and external audits
Preparation of the statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors for year-end audit (IFRS), and audit of the statutory accounts
To manage all major tax areas, including VAT, Corporate Tax, Wage Tax and Transfer Pricing
Minimum master’s degree and/or a professional Finance Accounting certification (e.g. RA, RC, CPA, ACCA)
6–10 years’ experience in global company environments
Ability to concisely and clearly present information to colleagues both in Finance and in other business areas
Previous SOX experience would be preferred
Thorough knowledge of IFRS and Dutch GAAP
Strong leadership and team player skills
Excellent organisation and time management skills, with a drive for continuous improvement
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Financial Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Join a growing and dynamic business in the Advertising and Media industry, in the role of Risk and Controls Specialist, based at their Amsterdam offices. In the process of a key transformation due to company growth, the company is looking for a dedicated and ambitious individual to join the finance function.
Risk and Controls Specialist- Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Responsibilities of the Risk and Controls Specialist:
Preparing and maintaining the necessary audit documents/documentation.
Ensuring that the company’s controls, processes, and systems follow local laws and regulations, group internal procedures, client contract requirements.
Maintaining and updating internal policies and procedures.
Liaising and working with regional risk and controls team
Business partnering with the finance leadership team and IT to devise and develop internal processes and systems to ensure compliance with SOX and internal polices/procedures.
Conducting reviews across various business units, recommending best practice, testing the accuracy, reliability and completeness of controls and systems
Coordination of internal and external SOX audits.
Requirements of the Risk and Controls Specialist:
3-6 Years’ experience within Finance
Big4 Background is preferred
University or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
Fluency in English and Dutch is essential (any other additional European languages are a plus)
Strong communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage a high workload
Advanced Excel skills.
Good working knowledge of IFRS
If you are interested in applying for this Risk and Controls Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
Our client, a global specialist technology company, is currently looking to welcome a Corporate Finance Manager into their department in Amsterdam. The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to become an integral part of the Financial HQ, working alongside a member of the Senior Management Team and liaising directly with C-Level executives.
The role will offer you a wide variety of business challenges across finance, treasury, corporate restructuring, taxation, corporate strategy, and will combine responsibilities across business administration and Corporate Finance project work.
The position is ideal for an intuitive, driven, proactive and highly ambitious individual with an open-minded attitude to learning and very strong communication skills.
The responsibilities of the Corporate Finance Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Working closely with the Senior Management Team on an array of projects across a number of disciplines
Carrying out timely and accurate analysis of business strategy, global M&A, global financing and involvement in the administration of Financial HQ
Overseeing global cash management initiatives, as well as developing improvement initiatives
Acting as a key member of the global treasury function, including maintaining relationships with international banking partners
Offering innovative ideas to drive multiple initiatives and projects
You will have:
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting and MBA (highly desirable)
A further financial qualification CFA, CA, ACA, CPA
8-12 years’ professional work experience including a BIG 4 audit and advisory background
Fluent English language skills are mandatory
A confident communicator with a willingness to ask questions and speak up with ideas
Eager to learn and develop, with an ability to understand the bigger picture, as well as the finer details
A patient yet ambitious team-player with a constant desire to deliver the highest quality results
Open to a dynamic position which offers 10–30% international travel
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Corporate Finance Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation, please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Utrecht, is recruiting a Senior Financial Controller to join a growing team.
Senior Financial Controller - Utrecht, Amsterdam
The ideal candidate will have 8+ years’ experience working within Finance and have a passion for Technology. We are looking for someone who had proven experience of using multiple ERP systems and ideally implementations.
Reporting into the European Finance Director, the Senior Financial Controller will be their right hand, while managing the Financial Administration and a small team.
You will also have the opportunity to optimize Finance processes and focus on change management projects. This role also gives you the opportunity to work with both external and internal stakeholders.
Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Controller:
Financial Accounting and Reporting: Ensure accurate, complete and up-to-date Accounting records are maintained, in order to ensure both internal and external financial reports and statements are based on those records
Control: Ensure a strong internal Control environment is maintained, in which custody of assets, company records, authorization procedures, standard operating procedures and management supervision meets Company Governance standards
Managing the Finance team to an even higher professional and efficient business support function
Stakeholder Management: Sustainable and accessible internal network that contributes to the positioning of the team within and outside the organization
HBO/master’s level Accounting/CMA
In depth understanding of principles of Finance, Bookkeeping and Accounting (Dutch GAAP/IFRS)
Sound knowledge of Dutch tax regulations (especially on salaries, income tax and VAT) is a plus
8-10 years of experience in Accounting/Finance, of which a significant amount of years as GL Accountant/Financial Controller, as well as Business Controller/Analyst
Experience in setting up/developing financial processes and/or ERP systems from a financial point of view
Management experience of both processes and people
Experience with working in an agile environment
Supply Chain knowledge preferred
Fluency in Dutch and English required. French is a plus
If you would like a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Gemma Hart for Gemma.email@example.com for a confidential discussion.
Our client is an international manufacturing business from Pharmaceutical/Bio-Medical industry, specialising in improving and maintaining life.
We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Senior Cost Accountant to join their team in their office in Amsterdam area. The main tasks will be maintaining, reviewing, reporting and analysing of sales, inventory, intercompany profit, production and product cost data in supporting the monthly accounting close and management cycles.
Senior Cost Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The main responsibilities for the Senior Cost Accountant will include:
Building relations with different managers around the business to be able to perform month-end activity and ensuring that executed data are correct
Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules
Control, analyse and report production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners, by providing high level commentary and provided estimates for recurring events to major stakeholders
Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close
Analyse consolidated costs and intercompany profit differences
Analyse and resolve in-transit inventory in a timely manner
Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency
The ideal candidate will have:
Fluency in written and spoken English
A bachelor’s degree in Finance combined with 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role
Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other
US GAAP exposure
Improvement mindset: knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma would be advantageous
Willingness to take on responsibility
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally
The company offers an opportunity to work in a rewarding working environment, with strong potential for future career development in the Finance department.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Cost Accountant role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation, please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
My client, a global fashion brand, is seeking an experienced Logistics and Fulfilment Manager.
Joining a team of five, as the Logistics and Fulfilment Manager, main tasks will include: inventory, logistics and warehouse management, resolving issues and ensuring delivery of goods.
Logistics and Fulfilment Manager, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent stakeholder management, strong influencing skills and likes to work in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities of the Logistics and Fulfilment Manager:
Manage daily operations
Ensure all process and procedures operate efficiently
Manage and control inventory
Review and monitor warehouse storage
Build and maintain strong working relationships with 3PL
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Warehousing, Process Improvement and Supply Chain
Bachelor’s in Business Administration or Supply Chain
Self-starter with a can-do attitude
Excellent communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Fluent in English
If you are interested in applying for this Logistics and Fulfilment Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
My client, a leading global FMCG, are seeking an experienced Senior Process Analyst.
Working within a large and diverse team, as the Senior Process Analyst, you’ll be based within the Supply Chain Process Development team, driving, developing and delivering on process improvement for Wholesale.
Senior Process Analyst - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
The company offers not only great benefits, but excellent career progression.
Key responsibilities of the Senior Process Analyst:
Identify process development needs
Project support with IT, Wholesale and Process Development teams
Working with the Manager, analysis, mapping and improving business processes
70% process improvement tasks with 30% projects
Master’s/bachelor’s Supply Chain or Business Studies
Experience working in an international business
Strong experience with SAP
Excellent communication skills
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Process Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
We are delighted to be partnering with our global FMCG client in their search for a Senior Manager - Finance Process Development.
This role sits at the intersection of Business, Finance and Technology, and therefore requires deep financial process knowledge and extensive understanding of their systems landscape.
Senior Manager - Finance Process Development - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
The position requires experience with the following modules - SAP FI-CO, ECC, SAP BW, SAP BPC, Blackline and Coupa.
You will be required to lead and participate in process improvement projects, either identified by you or requested from the business, that have a significant impact on financial flows.
Working with a team of both Finance Generalists and Technical Specialists, this role focuses on the continuous improvement of the Finance function through the development and implementation of new technologies and related processes.
Acting as a single point of contact from Finance towards the business, this position ensures that all changes and improvements are compliant, standard, efficient and scalable.
You will lead a team of three Finance System Analysts and an offshore support team, ensuring proper resource allocation between projects, while supporting them in their career development.
As a team, you will coordinate and monitor project implementation, gather system requirements in close collaboration with the Finance Technology team, identify risks and possibilities for further improvement.
Key responsibilities of the Senior Manager - Finance Process Development:
Play an active role in a number of strategic, business-led projects
Interact with business stakeholders to understand the business needs and ensure alignment
Give and identify Finance input in the process designs that include the correct business requirements, measures and resources
Evaluate the process design from a Finance perspective and steer towards the best approach
Identify and lead Finance optimization projects within the Finance Hub
Act as a product owner in the financial close optimization projects
Create and maintain business process documentation
Facilitate Users Acceptance Testing
Educate and train key users
Identify new procedures and systems to improve and scale existing sales to cash and record to report processes
Support project-related process and system questions, as well as technical bugs and data administration
Setting strategy and priorities to the sub-team members and monitoring progress towards goals
Support and train team members
The ideal candidate:
A completed degree/equivalent in Finance or other appropriate education
At least 8-10 years of relevant work experience in the field of Finance and Data Analysis; Fashion and Finance experience is a big plus
Strong SAP FI–CO knowledge is a must (know how all other modules interact with FI-CO)
Blackline implementation and system administration is a big plus
Experience in a complex business environment in different areas of Finance; have know-how of Finance processes and systems; have a track record in supporting large projects
People management experience: establish and maintain relationships within the Finance team and with internal stakeholders to drive development and collaboration
Strong communication skills: ability to influence and lead others (both within Finance community and broader organization), team player
We’re recruiting a European Compensation & Benefits Manager for our international retail client who are enjoying significant growth.
European Compensation & Benefits Manager - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
They offer a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and a culture where creativity and innovation are encouraged.
Working as part of a Compensation & Benefits team you will develop C&B programs across the European region, with a strong focus on Compensation support for the Countries.
Undertake benchmarking to create consistent and competitive pay positioning across European countries
Analyze salary market data and make recommendations for both general salary ranges as well as niche job market ranges
Offer salary recommendations for new hires and promotions ensuring they are in line with the external market
Manage C&B related projects
Standardize C&B related processes, regulations and guidelines
Significant experience in a Compensation & Benefits role, preferably in an international matrix organization or consultancy background
Expert in benchmarking and salary data analysis
Advanced Excel skills
HRIS experience, knowledge of Workday an advantage
Strong analytical skills and detail orientated
Fluent in English
If you are interested in applying for this European Compensation & Benefits Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Katie in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
We are working with a fast growing international organisation in the Emerging Technology sector, who are keenly looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join their dynamic finance function.
Business Analyst, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
With an exciting transition and scale-up phase ahead, as an energetic Business Analyst, you can be an important contributor to the ongoing growth of the business, carrying out thorough analysis and providing key data in collaboration with stakeholders across the business, to support forecasting and reporting processes.
Responsibilities of the Business Analyst:
Working the Business Control function, you will lead management reporting and cost control processes for both OPEX and CAPEX.
Improve monthly reporting calendar activities for a wide range of business functions, including commercial and operational.
Prepare consolidated OPEX and CAPEX view for management reporting including actuals vs. budget along with presentation and commentary for stakeholders.
Collaborate on financial reporting, dashboards and finance processes, working as the link between Finance and the business, providing support and obtaining key information regarding strategy and future spend for the forecast.
Budgeting & forecasting processes - coordinate and implement the annual budget across functions as well as managing the monthly rolling forecast updates and changes.
Implement and improve financial models across the business
Involvement in a wide variety of projects
3-5 years’ experience in a listed and/or scale-up company in a Business Analyst/Controller position
Minimum Bachelors’ degree in an Accounting or Finance-related topic.
Proven experience with building and updating annual budgets, business plans, rolling forecasts, financial models and project reporting.
Proven experience with the preparation of KPI reports, dashboards, analysis and commentaries
Data minded, detail focused, analytical and process driven.
Strong communication skills and ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
Fluent in English (written and verbal)
If you are interested in applying for this Business Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.