Financial controller

Financial controller


We are looking for a Financial Controller for a company in the Financial Services business. A Financial Controller who will actively participate in the quarterly process of reporting and statutory consolidation, under IFRS rules, of our accounts and also will have a responsibility in the control of Treasury management operations.


For this position we are looking for a part-time Financial Controller who is available 3-4 days a week. In this position you will be reporting to the senior manager Accounting & Reporting. You will work in a small team (4 FTE) in the heart of Amsterdam.

Main tasks & responsibilities

• Preparing annual and semi-annual statements (under IFRS)

• Actively participate in the quarterly process of reporting and statutory consolidation

• Implement reporting standards and procedures by communication with subsidiaries

• Involved in the process of upgrading of reporting standards and procedures

• Set-up, analyse and follow-up of cash-forecasts

• Prepare monthly or ad hoc investment reports for management and shareholders

• Overall control of several processes (e.g. reconciling operations, monitoring deferred taxes)

• Update and maintain existing reporting tools

• Provide support on paralegal work and other internal projects of the company

• Incidental overnight travels to Warsaw, Morocco or Paris to be considered

Candidate profile

In this role we are looking for an outstanding Financial Controller. Someone who is detail oriented, has a (international) professional background, is able to work with the scope of different foreign offices, in combination with an external focus and working with different stakeholders You are keen to develop and grow within the role and to take on additional challenges and responsibilities as they occur. They are willing to support relevant studies. We would like to highlight the following requirements

• A university degree in Economics, preferably with Accounting qualification (RA/CPA)

• Minimum of three years accounting / control experience in an international accounting or investment/trust firm (BIG 4 is a prerequisite) and/or holding company

• Strong technical knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS) and consolidation techniques

• Ability to work under tight deadlines (during quarterly and year-end peaks)

• Self-starter, pro-active attitude, with an eagerness to learn

• Excellent analytical skills and accuracy is crucial

• Team-player with very good interpersonal and communication skills

• IT affinity, outstanding Word/Excel/PowerPoint proficiency

• Dutch is mandatory / French or Italian is a plus

• Strong Excel & PowerPoint skills


Centrum Amsterdam


Competitive Package