Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-01

​Altum Consulting are currently hiring a fantastic Assistant Controller role for one of our most prestigious clients to join their European HQ in Amsterdam.

Our client is a highly international, globally renowned Media & Entertainment business who due to continuous successes across the business, are recruiting within their Controlling team.

Roles & Responsibilities:-

  • Working within the controlling team to complete on-time and accurate monthly & quarterly closing processes

  • Preparing VAT, Intercompany, Cashpool, subledger and bank reconciliations

  • Controlling of the monthly cash settlements for third party suppliers

  • Control the weekly forecasting

  • Reporting under US GAAP and SOX controls

  • Manage outgoing payments and create amendments if required

  • Working extensively on SAP to retrieve, maintain and update correct financial information

  • Support with invoice preparation for external third party suppliers

  • Preparation of the monthly closing schedule

  • Prepare quarterly balance sheet review files

  • Approval of new vendors

  • Validation of both payments and VAT returns

  • Preparation of VAT returns

Education & Experience:-

  • Educated with a Master degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or similar

  • Formal accountancy qualification is desired (CA, CPA, ACA, RC etc)

  • 3-5 years of professional accounting and controlling experience

  • Sound technical accounting

  • Reported under US GAAP & SOX compliance

  • Experience working within a dynamic, matrixed and international (ideally US owned) business

  • Confident communication skills and can challenge the status quo

  • Fluency in English is essential

  • Knowledge of SAP is highly desired


This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to excel their career within controlling and is looking to work within a fast-paced business that can offer a number of exciting career paths locally and internationally.

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