Southern European Controller

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Altum Consulting Netherlands are excited to be partnering with one of 2018’s most successful organisations. Our client, a US owned multi-national who are a global leader within their niche expertise of Automotive, are currently seeking a Southern European Controller to join their European centre based in Amsterdam.

This opportunity will be ideal for someone native from a Southern European country and a “Big 4” background with knowledge of local GAAP. The suitable candidate will be a driven and ambitious candidate looking for a fast-growing and results driven organisation who will be a key player within the European team and will be largely involved in an exciting expansion period for the organisation.


As the Nordics Controller, you will be responsible for;-

  • Full financial reporting across the Southern European regions for various entities across these countries
  • Reporting under US GAAP, US GAAS and local GAAP and local GAAS for all monthly reports
  • Key support to the Senior Manager relating to accounting tasks and issues to identify and resolve these in a timely manner
  • Assisting with Data reporting
  • Issuing of annual statutory financial statements and reports for all entities within the Nordic regions
  • Analysis of previous financial performance alongside analysis and identification of new opportunities and risks
  • Continuous assistance with improvement of processes, procedures and efficiencies for all transactional and financial reporting to improve the effectiveness and quality of the reporting
  • Assisting with tax filing preparation


The successful candidate will possess the following attributes; -

  • Qualified accountant or Controller
  • Native from a Southern European country
  • Relevant experience of working within the Nordics regions or having worked with Nordics accounts
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP within Southern European regions such as;- France, Italy and Spain
  • Strong technical understanding of financial accounting and reporting
  • Able to work in an international environment
  • Ability to work in fast-paced and results driven business and capable to meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both internally and externally of the business
  • Fluency of English is essential and other languages are desirable such as;- French, Spanish or Italian
  • Good working knowledge of AX Dynamics or a similar accounting package in addition to knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Energetic and driven nature


 To apply for this exceptional opportunity and have the potential to work within a business that will continue to be a huge success in the future, please send an updated CV to;-