Financial Controller - Trading Sector

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Specialism:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-17

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​Altum Consulting have taken an exclusive search to support a fantastic business with the Trading sector to hire a Financial Controller in brand new role for their fast-growth team in Amsterdam.


Head quartered in London, our client has been established for 10 years and has seen excessive growth during this time enabling them to open offices in Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong & Chicago.

Due to continuous successes they have had, our client is expanding the Dutch office, located in Amsterdam and are now looking for an experienced and ambitious Financial Controller to join the team.

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance in the UK, the Financial Controller will be responsible for;-

  • Leading and overseeing the European regulatory and financial reporting

  • Have critical input to the development and growth of the Amsterdam business in addition to the global finance processes

  • Design and implement financial controls and policies to adhere to local regulations and ensure the correct processes are put in place

  • Take full ownership of the full accounting and controlling process for The Netherlands

  • Work with the local Tax teams in The Netherlands on tax related matters

  • Support with reporting tasks in the UK where needed

  • Recruit, train and develop a finance team in The Netherlands

  • Work closely with the global teams to design and execute process improvement projects

  • Keep up to date with changes to industry regulations by attending industry relevant events

Education & Experience

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

  • 5+ years of experience working in an Accounting/Controlling role

  • Worked within the Trading industry and have knowledge of "market making" or "proprietary trading"

  • Knowledge of European financial regulations (FINREP/IFR/COREP)

  • Fluency in Dutch and English is highly desired

  • Must hold a valid EU passport or working permit for The Netherlands

This role will initially be stand alone, taking full ownership of the accounting for the Dutch office, but will be looking to build and hire a team over time offering a huge amount of growth and development opportunities.

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