Financial Controller - Netherlands

  • Location:

    Leiden

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Job ref:

    EW-FCN

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-26

​Altum Consulting are currently partnering with our client on an exclusive basis to recruit a Financial Controller within their Head Office located just outside of Leiden.

Our client is a driven and ambitious business within the Health & Leisure sector and since 2009, has organically doubled in growth and strive to continue on this steep trajectory.

As Financial Controller, you will be reporting directly to Head of Financial Controlling and will be responsible for;-

  • Preparation of financial statements

  • Financial consolidation work

  • Leading the month and year end closing processes

  • Supporting year end audit processes and communicating with external auditors

  • Analysing the performance of the business for external parties

  • Supporting the Head of Financial Controller with important IT and system implementation projects

  • Ensuring that all internal control frameworks are implemented and the correct compliance is in place and adhered to

  • Identifying and executing standardisation and automation opportunities within the controlling function

  • Acting as a sparring partner across the whole business

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent

  • Formal finance qualification is desirable (RA, RC, CPA, CA, ACCA etc)

  • Experience working within a Big 4 Audit firm

  • 5+ years of professional work experience within a Controlling function

  • Knowledge of Dutch GAAP

  • Fluency in Dutch and English is essential

  • Strong IT skills including advanced Excel and previous experience working on process improvement/implementation projects

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, driven and dedicated finance professional who is looking for high level of exposure within a business and to see the direct impact that their work is having on the companies performance.

To apply, please send your updated CV to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl