Consolidation & Reporting Manager


In 2022 a new quality-orientated permanent equity investor is founded, with their mission to accelate growth in a niche of European tech businesses. Their team of tech industry experts across Europe work alongside founders to create better deals for better companies. They collaborate to preserve companies’ brand and culture while making long-term investments that unlock their growth potential. The company operates on a unique Buy & Hold strategy, meaning they do not sell the acquired companies but instead focus on optimization and integration to strengthen the companies within their portfolio.

The company currently manages a portfolio of four newly acquired tech companies and this portfolio will grow rapidly. Now, we are looking for the Group Controller to establish the strategic finance function. Together with the CFO and the team, you will play a pivotal role in setting up a solid financial backbone for this fast growing company. You'll join an international, entrepreneurial team of experts within a dynamic, results-driven culture. 

The job profile

With a new office in the Rotterdam area on the horizon, we're hiring a Consolidation & Reporting Manager to help establish the finance function from scratch. As one of the first team members in the Netherlands, you'll work closely with the CFO to build a robust financial framework. Think of the financial controlling function of the organization, risk management, treasury, reporting and ensuring compliance with all accounting standards and regulations across the portfolio. You'll drive future initiatives for improved insights and value creation, including strategic projects like post-merger integration and system implementations. Additionally, you'll collaborate with the board and finance teams across portfolio companies, playing a crucial role in our professionalization journey. A broad role with a lot of exposure!

"This is your hands-on opportunity to step into the unique world of permanent equity. Together with the CFO, you'll establish the foundations of our company from our new office in Rotterdam. With your strong financial background, you'll complement the CFO as a strategic partner and learn extensively about the business side of finance."

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and can dive deep into hardcore finance operations while also being innovative and daring. There are no beaten tracks yet, there for it is essential that you excel in both the technical and strategic aspects of financial mapping, to set it up.  

  • Master's degree in economics/business/finance and a post-master's degree (RA/CPA/ACCA or equivalent);
  • 10+ years of work experience in an international setting and with a Big 4 background. Experience in a scale-up/SaaS environment is a strong plus;
  • Aligns culturally with a ambitious culture, integrating well with former strategy consultants and seasoned M&A professionals;
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment that demands flexibility and proactiveness;
  • Effective communicator with both PE investors and scale-up operators;
  • Demonstrates assertiveness through expertise and excellent communication skills;
  • A dedicated and hardworking individual with a can-do mentality who is enjoyable to work with;
  • Fluent in English and preferably other languages;
  • Open for travelling to European portfolio companies and/or hubs.

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