Ajay Bhella

Associate Director

Phone number: +31 20 241 73 68

Email: [email protected]

Associate Director

Ajay is an accomplished Associate Director based in the southern region of the Netherlands, specialising in recruiting Management, Executive, Director, and C-Suite Finance & Accounting professionals. With over 16 years of recruitment experience across Europe, Asia, America, and the UK, he has mastered his expertise in identifying and placing top-tier talent in various industries.

Ajay is certified in several advanced psychometric assessments, enabling him to comprehensively understand and evaluate candidates' behaviours and personality traits:

  • Thomas Trait Emotional Intelligence (TEIQue) Practitioner (Emotion)
  • Thomas General Intelligence Assessment (GIA) Practitioner (Aptitude)
  • Thomas High Potential Trait Indicator (HPTI) Practitioner (Personality)
  • Thomas Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) Practitioner (Behaviour)

He firmly believes in the power of networking and cultivating meaningful personal and professional relationships. His approach centres around client and candidate focus, situational people management and cultural engagement, which enhances his ability to match the right talent with the right opportunities.

Committed to excellence and passionate about connecting people, Ajay continues to make a significant impact in the field of recruitment. If you are looking for a recruitment partner or seeking a new role in Finance or Accounting, please reach out to [email protected]

Ajay’s Interests

Ajay enjoys watching boxing, working out at his home gym, socialising with friends/family and watching Formula 1, being a massive Lewis Hamilton fan.

He also likes spending time outdoors and has recently taken up cooking. His favourite cusinies are Indian and Italian. 

Associate Director
  • Boxing
  • Gym
  • Socialising
  • Formula 1
  • Cooking

Ajay Bhella

Associate Director

Phone number: +31 20 241 73 68

Email: [email protected]

Ajay is an accomplished Associate Director based in the southern region of the Netherlands, specialising in recruiting Management, Executive, Director, and C-Suite Finance & Accounting professionals. With over 16 years of recruitment experience across Europe, Asia, America, and the UK, he has mastered his expertise in identifying and placing top-tier talent in various industries.

Ajay is certified in several advanced psychometric assessments, enabling him to comprehensively understand and evaluate candidates' behaviours and personality traits:

  • Thomas Trait Emotional Intelligence (TEIQue) Practitioner (Emotion)
  • Thomas General Intelligence Assessment (GIA) Practitioner (Aptitude)
  • Thomas High Potential Trait Indicator (HPTI) Practitioner (Personality)
  • Thomas Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) Practitioner (Behaviour)

He firmly believes in the power of networking and cultivating meaningful personal and professional relationships. His approach centres around client and candidate focus, situational people management and cultural engagement, which enhances his ability to match the right talent with the right opportunities.

Committed to excellence and passionate about connecting people, Ajay continues to make a significant impact in the field of recruitment. If you are looking for a recruitment partner or seeking a new role in Finance or Accounting, please reach out to [email protected]

Ajay’s Interests

Ajay enjoys watching boxing, working out at his home gym, socialising with friends/family and watching Formula 1, being a massive Lewis Hamilton fan.

He also likes spending time outdoors and has recently taken up cooking. His favourite cusinies are Indian and Italian. 

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  • Boxing
  • Gym
  • Socialising
  • Formula 1
  • Cooking

Ajay Bhella JOBS

Up to €80,000 + package/benefits
Posted 3 weeks ago
EMEA Recruitment is exclusively working with a leading manufacturing business that designs, manufactures, builds and installs state-of-the-art equipment for a variety of worldwide clients.

Working for a dynamic and rapidly expanding business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Payroll Improvement Specialist to work as part of a project team delivering payroll improvement projects.

This position will suit someone with a track record in executing payroll improvement projects. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and flexible working in an organisation where staff well-being is a key topic of discussion.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Working as part of a team (global) and leading payroll improvement projects into one global payroll program
  • To ensure an improved payroll process allows the business to process payroll accurately and efficiently
  • Ensure the global payroll strategy is translated into local solutions and set up payroll processes in new countries
  • Working with two key stakeholders (globally) in Finance and HR – creating standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions and knowledge article
  • Identify, assess, integrate and improve payroll process systems
Candidate Requirements:
  • Payroll Processes experience in a Payroll Process Expert, Payroll Project Lead or related role
  • A bachelor\'s or master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is preferred
  • The ideal applicant will have a sound knowledge of payroll processes and operating systems such as Workday or Safeguard
  • A demonstrable track record in delivering payroll improvement projects
  • Fluent in English and ideally Dutch

In return, our client is offering: 
  • €65,000 - €80,000 including holiday pay
  • Up to 40 days vacation
  • Hybrid working – 40% working from home
  • Budgets for health & well-being
  • Commuting allowance, including to the office
  • Working from home allowance
  • Pension scheme and discounted health insurance

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
Up to €80,000 + package/benefits
Posted 3 weeks ago

EMEA Recruitment is once again working exclusively with a leading manufacturing business that designs, manufactures, builds and installs state-of-the-art equipment for a variety of worldwide clients.

Working for a dynamic and rapidly expanding business, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Process Expert (Accounting) to be a subject matter expert whilst playing a crucial role in the business improving global accounting processes.

This position will suit someone with a track record in executing finance and accounting process improvement projects. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements in an organisation where the well-being of staff is a key topic of discussion.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To work as part of a multi-cultural team leading and managing accounting process improvement projects for global sites

  • Stakeholder management and risk mitigation working across multi-disciplined teams - finance, sales, operations, project controllers, compliance and treasury

  • Looking at new technologies and to automate accounting processes and procedures

  • Introduce a new and improved accounting process for cash management (AP, AR)

  • Other project improvements include invoicing schedules and Lead 2 Cash (L2C) in line with IFRS and J-Sox

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience in Accounting Processes, as a Accounting Process Expert, Finance Project Lead or a related role

  • A Bachelor\'s or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is preferred

  • The ideal applicant will have a sound knowledge of Treasury/Multicurrency (Forex)

  • A demonstrable track record in delivering Finance & Accounting process improvement projects

  • Fluent in English and ideally Dutch


In return, our client is offering: 

  • €65,000-80,000 including holiday pay

  • Up to 40 days vacation

  • Hybrid working – 40% working from home

  • Budgets for health & well-being

  • Commuting allowance including to the office

  • Working from home allowance

  • Pension scheme and discounted health insurance


EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

€50,000-€65,000 + up to 20% bonus + 8% holiday pay + package
Posted a week ago
EMEA Recruitment has exclusively partnered with a €multi-million e-commerce business experiencing astronomical growth. As part of their strategic plan to organically increase revenues by over €30m over the next 24 months, they are looking to recruit an experienced Customer Experience Manager or Customer Service Manager.

Working for a dynamic and forward-thinking business, you will have the autonomy to drive improvements across the customer service department in a state-of-the-art office in Rotterdam. You will benefit from multiple training courses to excel within the business with the flexibility to become the Country Leader should you wish to do so.

The ideal candidate will have a track record in managing and leading customer service teams from any sector. You must be fluent in English and Dutch and based/willing to commute to the Rotterdam area.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead, mentor and manage a team of six E-Commerce Customer Service Agents
  • Review, analyse and improve all customer service activities and process optimisations
  • Weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting on customer service KPIs and metrics
  • Introducing SOPs and best practice customer service standards within the business
  • Working with multi-disciplined Stakeholders to ensure customer service supports the wider business – Sales, Marketing, Product Development and Operations

Requirements:
  • An expert Customer Experience Manager, Customer Service Manager, or a related role
  • A proven track record in leading, managing, and guiding customer service team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Dutch and based or commutable to Rotterdam

The client is offering the following package:
  • €50,000 - €65,000 basic
  • 8% holiday pay
  • Up to 20% bonus, subject to hitting targets
  • 28 days of vacation + public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • 100% office-based for the first 6 months, then the position will become Hybrid working – 40% working from home
  • Gym membership
  • Budget for personal development and training

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.