Assistant Controller - Leading Global Media Business

  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Job ref:

    EW-AC

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-16

​Altum have the pleasure of partnering with one of the worlds most recognized global media and information providers to support their search of an Assistant Controller to join their international Controlling team located in Amsterdam.

Working in a niche business unit and reporting directly to the Financial Controller, you will responsible for;-

  • Ensuring that group company policies are in place and compliant by monitoring financial cycles

  • Managing the financial processes ;- overseeing operations for general ledger, supporting closing activities, reviewing balance sheet & PL

  • Partnering with the FP&A teams to provide key financial information to support budgeting and forecasting cycles

  • Working with the companies outsourced provider to support various projects and ensuring all outsourced accounting is carried out with the correct compliance and controls in place

  • Supporting the business on various ad-hoc projects across the business by monitoring and reviewing all internal controls and group policies to ensure best practice is in place

  • Acting a core business partner with other project teams to offer support and advice on any finance related issues

  • Adhering to local statutory requirements

  • Building a strong Controllership environment alongside the wider Controllership team

  • Identify process improvements and make recommendations relating to driving efficiencies within the team

  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders such as;- auditors, tax advisors, other finance departments etc

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Bachelors/Masters degree in finance, accounting, economics or equivalent

  • Professional finance qualification is highly desired;- ACA, ACCA, CA, CPA, RA/RC etc

  • 5+ years of professional experience working within a controlling function or similar role within an multinational organisation

  • Ideally worked within a Big 4 Audit firm

  • Sound technical accounting knowledge and understanding of the reporting regulations under US/UK GAAP & IFRS

  • Managed multiple projects

  • Strong communication skills and proven experience of managing, advising and influencing multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Fluency is English language is essential

  • Exposure to international accounting and multi-currency

  • Capable of using initiative to take action on resolving complex issues

  • Able to work effectively within a fast-paced, dynamic environment and willing to work flexible hours during crucial financial periods

  • Proficient user of SAP

My client is offering a highly competitive salary and package for this position alongside the opportunity to work in a globally renowned organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a very dynamic role with high level exposure across the business and other international teams.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

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