Financial Controller - Nordics

  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-13

​Altum Consulting are currently hiring an experienced Financial Controller for one our most prestigious clients located in Amsterdam.

Our client is a one of the worlds leaders in their niche field of Manufacturing and sustainability. Due to expansion within the Nordic region, they are currently recruiting a newly formed Financial Controller position to focus solely in supporting this established yet growing region.

Located in Amsterdam within the EMEA HQ, you will be reporting directly to the Senior European Finance Manager and will be responsible for;-

  • Having direct ownership of the financial reporting activities across multiple entities within the Nordic regions

  • Acting as the point of contact for any complex accounting issues and the resolution of this

  • Communicating the monthly financial reports to the management team consisting of all financial figures and analysis

  • Submission of timely annual statutory financial statements across all entities of the region

  • Support the audit process and liaising with the internal audit team to ensure all data is accurate and compliant

  • Acting a key liaison between the US and Amsterdam finance teams

  • Reporting under US GAAP and Local GAAP

  • Ensuring all accounting is compliant under SOX controls

  • Support the Senior Finance Manager with any accounting issues and ad-hoc requests

  • Assist with preparation of tax filings

  • Involved in continuous improvement projects relating to streamlining work flows and creating reporting efficiencies


Education & Experience;-

  • Educated with a Finance or Economics degree

  • Professional accountancy qualification is advantageous (ACA, RA, CPA, CA)

  • Audit background working within a Big 4 audit firm is desired

  • 5 years of professional work experienced within an Accounting and Controlling function

  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS and SOX compliance

  • Highly knowledgeable of financial reporting, controlling and financial processes within an international environment

  • Confident working to tight deadlines and can manage work load independently

  • Fluency in the English language

  • Proficient user of AX Dynamics or similar financial reporting package

  • Highly skilled with MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint

This is a unique opportunity to join an globally recognized organisation who are experiencing exponential growth as well as year on year successes.

In addition, my client is offering a very competitive salary + bonus + benefits.

To apply, please send an updated CV to erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl