David Harper

Associate Director

Phone number: + 31 20 808 95 40

Email: [email protected]

Associate Director

David is an Associate Director in our Finance & Accountancy recruitment division in the Netherlands, playing a significant part in supporting the recruitment process for businesses in diverse industries.

He joined EMEA Recruitment in April 2023 with over five years of recruitment experience and has previously worked with businesses in both the Netherlands and the UK.

David supports clients by offering recruitment solutions for those harder to fill finance jobs.

With a very personal and dedicated approach, David uses his knowledge, along with his management and recruitment experience, to help others succeed and establish long-term connections.

Going above and beyond to provide the best service throughout the entire recruitment process is something David does daily by helping professionals find opportunities through avenues they didn’t initially have access to.

The success of a team is very important for David, and he continuously invests in himself and others. He enjoys being an active part of the recruitment process and feels a great sense of reward when he can create a perfect match between a candidate and a client.

David’s Interest

David enjoys football, fishing, films, going to the gym, and socialising with others.

In the past, David has founded and managed a local football team. He has been playing football since the age of five.

David's Successful Candidates

  • Senior Treasury
  • FP&A Professional
  • Project Support
  • Business Process Expert
  • Senior Financial Controller

 

Associate Director

Interests

  • FishingFishing
  • FootballFootball
  • GymGym
  • FilmsFilms
  • SocialisingSocialising

David Harper

David Harper

Associate Director

Phone number: + 31 20 808 95 40

Email: [email protected]

David is an Associate Director in our Finance & Accountancy recruitment division in the Netherlands, playing a significant part in supporting the recruitment process for businesses in diverse industries.

He joined EMEA Recruitment in April 2023 with over five years of recruitment experience and has previously worked with businesses in both the Netherlands and the UK.

David supports clients by offering recruitment solutions for those harder to fill finance jobs.

With a very personal and dedicated approach, David uses his knowledge, along with his management and recruitment experience, to help others succeed and establish long-term connections.

Going above and beyond to provide the best service throughout the entire recruitment process is something David does daily by helping professionals find opportunities through avenues they didn’t initially have access to.

The success of a team is very important for David, and he continuously invests in himself and others. He enjoys being an active part of the recruitment process and feels a great sense of reward when he can create a perfect match between a candidate and a client.

David’s Interest

David enjoys football, fishing, films, going to the gym, and socialising with others.

In the past, David has founded and managed a local football team. He has been playing football since the age of five.

David's Successful Candidates

  • Senior Treasury
  • FP&A Professional
  • Project Support
  • Business Process Expert
  • Senior Financial Controller

 

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Interests

  • FishingFishing
  • FootballFootball
  • GymGym
  • FilmsFilms
  • SocialisingSocialising

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How to manage the counter offer

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David Harper JOBS

Competitive salary with great benefits and pension
Posted a month ago
We are exclusively working with an established, international expert in the production industry, who is currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst. The office is based in the south of the Noord Brabant region.

As Senior Financial Analyst, you will report to and work alongside the Head of Corporate Finance & Strategy. You will be part of an open office with accessible management, including the CFO.

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst who is a seasoned finance professional with business acumen.

In return, you will receive consistent training, growth, and a competitive salary, with excellent benefits.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist management in their decision-making by effectively communicating accurate financial insights and recommendations
  • Manage and maintain the group’s financial model
  • Support the organisation’s financial planning, analysis and forecasting efforts
  • Collaborate with internal teams across various business units to gather data, analyse financial performance and develop comprehensive financial models
  • Recognise opportunities to streamline processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy
Relevant experience and qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a financial/analytical role in an international environment
  • Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or RA qualification
  • Strong financial modelling skills are essential, as well as data analysis and quantitative skills
  • Excellent knowledge of financial statements, accounting principles and financial metrics
  • Confident in communicating at senior levels and articulating complex data
  • Solid Excel proficiency (SAP BPC and Power BI desirable)

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 €80k + holiday allowance + 10% bonus + additional benefits
Posted 3 weeks ago
EMEA Recruitment is proud to be working with a global logistics business in the search for a Business Controller to join its ever-growing Finance team.

As a member of the Site Management team, you\'ll play a considerable part in the drive and development of various business opportunities. Interacting with multiple stakeholders, you will also have a key role both locally and globally. 
 
Hybrid working is available, but due to the nature of the role, site presence will be required for a minimum of three days a week.
 
The main duties of the Business Controller are:
  • Planning & Control cycle of the site which includes a long-term plan, budget, latest view and month-end reporting; understanding and explaining the story behind the numbers is key
  • In conjunction with the Financial Controller; prepare and analyse monthly results and present the outcome to local, regional and global management
  • Participate in business improvement projects with a strong focus on productivity, cost reduction and materialising commercial opportunities
  • Extensive analysis of financial and operational data for determining past financial performance and to identify risks and opportunities
  • Participation in commercial cycles and opportunities of the site
  • Review, approval, support and tracking of spend of capital expenditures related to the site
  • Participate in various regional and global initiatives

The skills required for the Business Controller position:
  • Master degree in Finance or Economics is preferred
  • 6-10 years of experience as a Business Controller
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Experience with IFRS
  • Experience in SAP, BPC and Qlik would be an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Office


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.