EMEA Recruitment is supporting, on an retained basis, our international manufacturing client in its search for a Manager Accounting and Consolidation.
The role reports directly to the Group Finance Director, with the opportunity to work cross-functionally across the Europeans regions.
Manager Accounting and Consolidation, Groningen, Netherlands
The company is in a growth phase, so the ideal candidate will be someone who thrives on driving and implementing change.
The Manager Accounting and Consolidation is a member of the Accounting & Reporting team, and is accountable for accurate and timely internal (and external) reporting in accordance with IFRS and Management Reporting.
On a daily basis, the Manager Accounting and Consolidation assists the Group Finance Director in the monthly close, preparation of annual report, lenders reporting and annual impairment testing, while maintaining HFM. In addition, you will manage the internal control framework over financial reporting.
Key responsibilities of the Manager Accounting and Consolidation include:
Functional managing of the HFM consolidation system
Identify process improvement areas and drive change
Support in the monthly close, which includes the following deliverables:
Upload FX rates
Perform consolidation checks
Analysis of balances
Assist in the balance sheet review
Identify and document internal controls and suggest improvements where appropriate
Assist in preparing of the annual reports, annual impairment tests, lenders reporting and prepare the relevant presentations
Provide guidance to local controllers to ensure a timely and accurate close
Maintains the lease accounting tool/calculation
Identify Accounting issues and resolve with the Group Finance Director
Give training/presentations to SSC or local controllers
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting
Studying to become RA/ACCA/CA (or equivalent) or just finalized
Minimal 8 years’ experience in public accounting with one of the big firms and preferably at least 3 years in a Finance department
Working experience in or willing to learn consolidation tools
Strong knowledge of IFRS
Internal control (SOX) experience
High proficiency in office software packages, including Microsoft Office
Hands-on mentality and flexibility
Fluent in English
Feels at ease in an international and fast-paced environment
Self-starter with initiative, and the ability to solve problems quickly and effectively
Strong ability to create working relationships at all levels
If you are interested in applying for this Manager Accounting and Consolidation 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 Gemma in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
The Financial Controller will be accountable for managing the team to deliver complete, accurate and timely reporting in accordance with group policies and Accounting standards.
The successful candidate will manage a team of two Assistant Controllers, working closely with their BPO Partner.
Responsibilities of the Financial Controller:
Provide Finance leadership, partnering with the broader Finance community and build a strong team that strives for high standards of performance
Accountable for overseeing the general ledgers and all aspects of the close and reporting process (balance sheet reviews, Accounts Recs, analytical reviews, corporate reporting, etc.) for the distribution activities of their joint ventures and strategic partnerships
Controllership and special projects: responsible for the internal control environment, ensuring compliance with group policies and procedures, laws and regulations, the integrity of financial and operational information
Participate in special Finance projects, focusing on continuous improvement and Finance transformation
Assisting in the external and internal audits, and provide assistance to the Tax team to ensure compliance with local tax regulations and reporting requirements in the area of corporate income tax, withholding tax and VAT, and support Transfer Pricing process
Work closely with Finance Operations teams, including P2P OTC and R2R
Ability to cope in a fast, dynamic environment and manage competing priorities
Proven team player with leadership skills, including the ability to manage, coach and energize the team, collaborative working style
Strong drive, curiosity and adaptivity, as this role is exposed to a broad scope of Finance topics and various stakeholders
Demonstrate strong influencing and interpersonal communication skills
Advanced degree in Finance or Accounting (preferred ACA, ACCA, CIMA, US CPA , Dutch RA/RC qualified)
Minimum of 5+ years of professional working experience as a Controller or similar Finance position within a large multi-national organization - public Accounting experience is a plus, but not required
Strong technical Accounting experience, including comprehensive understanding of Accounting standards (US GAAP, UK GAAP, IFRS)
Proficient user of financial Accounting systems and competent in Microsoft Office - SAP experience desired, but not essential
Fluent in English (both verbal and in writing)
Experience of working with outsourced Finance partners and managing team in remote location is desired
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Gemma in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Responsibilities of the Financial Risk Management Specialist
The Financial Risk Management Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining analytical, decision-support platforms and Risk Management approaches for the group, while also maintaining daily FX/MM dealing operations for the centralized Treasury function.
The ideal candidate is equally comfortable with operational and strategic areas. The position is a launchpad for a driven and ambitious professional, offering growth opportunities within and outside Corporate Treasury. Key success factors include: ability to work with incomplete information and solve problems innovatively with limited resources.
Key objectives include: improve and expand scope of FX Risk Management framework; FX/MM executions; maintain access to capital markets; assisting Corporate Finance strategy; bank relationship management; central financial risk management; and acting as a functional expert
Make improvements to the financial Risk Management framework
Review FX hedging framework and perform daily hedging activities to ensure compliance of group financial Risk Management framework
Keeping up to date with financial markets and regulatory changes
Ensure the organisation has access to debt capital market and is able to raise debt efficiently
Support capital markets transactions, like issue of bonds, share buyback and liability management
Assist with M&A transaction by advising funding strategy and potential credit rating impacts
Support dividend planning and share buybacks recommendations for management
Be the face of front-office and main contact for a variety of departments, including for FP&A, investor relations, M&A and legal departments
5+ years’ experience in FX/Treasury, Risk Management or Corporate Finance-related roles
Bachelor’s degree essential and professional Finance qualification preferred
Experience in a multi-national corporate environment advantageous
Strong communication skills and ability to liaise with range of stakeholders across a variety of departments
Detail orientated, with a disciplined approach to trading activities within a control framework
Fluency in English essential (written and verbal)
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Risk Management 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 11 02.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
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 email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
We’re searching for a Product Owner- Team Leader on behalf of our client, an international business offering consumer products that are used in millions of households around the globe.
Product Owner- Team Leader - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
It is currently looking to appoint a seasoned Product Owner to join the Consumer Service and Operations function, and provide leadership to a team of Product Owners.
This is a great opportunity for an inspirational and driven change agent with agile way of working and proven experience in driving digital transformation across various touchpoints of the consumer journey.
The responsibilities of the Product Owner – Team Leader will include, but will not be limited to:
Take ownership for creation of a brand new IT platform – setting a vision, development of the platform operating model and working closely with the IT team to ensure delivery
Defining a plan and ensuring seamless transition from the numerous IT systems into the new platform
Provide leadership to the global Product Management team, coaching people and providing direction
Managing relationships with business stakeholders across various functional areas to understand their needs and expectations, and translating them into an actionable plan
Driving digital transformation in the company
Development of processes to prioritise backlog in customer service and operations
Creation of performance indications to measure and track performance in the area of customer service and operations
University degree in Business or a similar discipline
Professional certification as a Product Owner
10+ years of experience working in a global, leading B2C company
Previous experience as a Product Owner in a consumer-centric organisation
Very high level of energy and passion
Ability to engage and inspire people
Track record of successes in change management
Excellent communication skills
Fluency in English
The role is based in Amsterdam and offers a hybrid working model.
If you are interested in applying for this Product Owner – Team Leader 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a global Consumer Goods business, is working with us to appoint a Senior Payroll Specialist - French speaking, located in the Amsterdam area.
You will be working for a business that appreciates ideas and that gives you the freedom to optimize processes. They are looking to hire individuals capable of working in a fast-moving and cross-departmental position. The ideal candidate will have strong Payroll, Accounting and Excel skills, alongside a creative and ambitious personality.
Senior Payroll Specialist, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The purpose of this position is to perform Payroll for multiple countries in EMEA, to provide and maintain the required expertise, and to support all Payroll programs in the Payroll environment, in accordance with companies’ policies and procedures.
Key responsibilities of the Senior Payroll Specialist:
You will be given a specific set of countries to manage yourself!
Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders in order to manage the monthly Payroll closing across Europe and beyond
General Ledger responsibilities
Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline
Ensure timely and accurate data entry and transactions into systems
Supporting with an automation project and supporting continuous improvement projects within Payroll
Fluency in English and French (both written and spoken)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
At least 5 years of experience in Payroll Accounting
Experience in General Ledger Accounting and more broader Accounting responsibilities (ideal)
Great communication skills and can-do approach
You would work in a dynamic, multi-national working environment where the talents are recognized and excellent career progression opportunities exist.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Payroll Specialist – French speaking role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to Hannah.email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
EMEA Recruitment is working with an international manufacturing business as it looks to recruit a HR Manager in the Breda area.
The role is accountable for all aspects of Human Resources and the employee lifecycle, and will work as a business partner to the site General Manager.
This is an opportunity to make a significant difference to the site in terms of performance and engagement, and the GM has ambitious plans for the future.
HR Manager, Breda, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
Responsibilities of the HR Manager:
Develop and implement a local HR strategy aligned to the overall business goals
Ensure policies, processes and procedures are upheld, updated in line with legislation, and executed in a fair and consistent manner
Create and implement new processes, including annual appraisals, career pathways and succession planning
Respond to employee relation matters in a professional manner, ensuring all records are updated accordingly
Manage the full HR lifecycle process for roles across the plant
Ensure an effective and efficient onboarding process for new hires and pay processing
Provide employees with assistance in the areas of talent development, training and career paths
Significant experience working in an HR management role dealing with all aspects of the employee life cycle
Business partnering approach, working proactively with the General Manager
Strong knowledge of Dutch labor law
Experience supporting employees in a manufacturing environment
Ability to develop an HR strategy for a growing organisation
Strong coaching and facilitation skills
Fluent in Dutch and English
If you are interested in applying for this 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 Katie in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Minimum 3 years’ working experience in Supply Chain
Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Engineering
Experience working in construction/manufacturing/FMCG
Excellent communication skills
Fluent in English and Dutch
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Analyst 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 is seeking an experienced Accounting Assistant to join its rapidly growing team based in the excellent location of Rotterdam’s Central Business District.
Here you will be eager to join a fast-paced environment, take part in the financial processes and conduct daily Accounting operations.
Your role will be covering accounts receivables/payables, external vendors’/providers’ payments management and keeping order in the General Ledger.
Accounting Assistant, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Accounting Assistant role and responsibilities:
Following up on outstanding accounts
Reviewing account histories and billing inquiries with clients
Processing timely payments, while managing cashflow
Maintaining vendor files
Preparing the monthly reconciliations
Assisting in any audits, tax filings and monthly closing
Maintaining the fixed assets ledger
Skills andexperience required:
Can create Excel formulas, analyses and models fluently
Strong Excel proficiency (e.g. vlookups,pivot tables), demonstrated ability to analyse large, multi-company data sets
Able to successfully interact with high-altitude partners
Successfully partners with stakeholders to acquire information
Successfully responds to different communication styles
Experienced in recording transactions, posting debits and credits, reconciling accounts, and ensuring accuracy and completeness of data
Fluent in English and Dutch
Experience with Mainstream ERP system
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent practical experience
1-3 years of experience in AR, AP and General Ledger
Prior experience/knowledge of data analysis
If you are interested in applying for this 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 Becky Kitson in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.