Financial Controller

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

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Altum Consulting are working exclusively with one of our most prestigious clients during an exciting time for the business, to support their search of a Financial Controller.

Our client is an international, family owned US business who are now under the second-generation of Leadership. The business is a globally renowned brand within their niche area of food manufacturing and have major footprints in US, EMEA, Australasia and Latin America and they sell their products in over 40 different countries.

Their successes have seen double digit growth year-on-year and they are not slowing down any time soon! ​

Now, our client is looking to hire a Financial Controller into the business who will be supporting teams in Germany and Amsterdam. The role can be based fully in Amsterdam but will initially require travel to their German office 3 days a week for approximately the first 4-6 weeks.

Role & Responsibilities;-

  • Performance of monthly closing activities across the EMEA regions

  • Ensure proper accounting of assigned accounts

  • Preparation of monthly reconciliations of assigned accounts

  • Preparation of journal entries during month-end close process

  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Resolve accounting discrepancies as appropriate

  • Segmenting of the PL account to the respective regions

  • Weekly cash balance reporting

  • Assist in internal and external audit requests

  • Ensure accurate accounting processes are met in relation to group policies and compliance

  • Participate in various ad-hoc IT and continuous improvement projects

Education & Experience;-

  • Educated with a Master degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent

  • 5-7 years of experience working in financial accounting within a fast-paced and international environment

  • Experience of working in FMCG or Consumer Goods sector is highly desired

  • Technical and in-depth knowledge of accounting

  • Sound knowledge of US/German GAAP reporting standards

  • Ability to be hands on and take ownership of your work

  • Can effectively work to meet key deadlines

  • Must be willing to travel between Germany and Amsterdam

  • Strong communication skills offering proven ability of being able to liaise with internal and external stakeholders internationally

  • Fluent in English is essential - German language is highly desired

  • Proficient user of various IT and ERP systems such as;- SAP, Oracle, Exact; Advanced Excel skills

In addition to a competitive salary, our client is offering great secondary benefits and hybrid working options.

This truly is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly reputable brand and be a part of their forever growing success story offering international travel and great exposure to the business.

To apply, please send an updated resume to:-