Head of Finance


Our client is a leading international, wholesale company and subsidiary of a leading European Group. The location of the head office is Mid NL (Amersfoort area) where you will be stationed primarily, and travel to the regional offices is encouraged/ expected. Through various strategic collaborations and, subsequently its expected growth, they are now aiming to further strengthen and improve to finance back-office across the board: From its systems and processes up until the business- & financial  analyses and management reports. 

The job profile

We are now looking for a new Head of Finance, a position designed to be the right hand of the CFO and to support him with ongoing financial operations. You are responsible for streamlining all accounting and reporting activities across the local offices responsible for the close, reports and declarations. More importantly, you will booster uniformity and standardization within the accounting and reporting processes. And you decisively lead the (local-) accounting, controlling and BI teams to align them for the renewed processes.

“As the new Head of Finance, you will lead the local accounting teams with your expertise on Finance systems and processes. A great opportunity to initiate uniformity and continuous improvement and  implement your vision on the future of finance in people, processes and systems.”

The ideal candidate

We are looking for an experienced Financial with decisiveness and presence. You are motivated to lead changes and to drive business improvements. With your exceptional communication skills, you are capable of connecting with various stakeholders in- and outside of the organization and encourage and coach your team to the next level.

  • Completed higher degree at a university of applied sciences (HBO) or university (WO) level in a Finance-related discipline (e.g. Business Administration or Accountancy and Control);
  • At least 10 years of work experience, preferably within the production, retail/ wholesale and/or supply chain/logistics industry;
  • Demonstrable experience with leading international/ multicultural teams Strong people management skills to align, coach and direct various teams with cultural and intellectual differences;
  • Strong analytical skills, able to quickly fathom a complex operations within an international, matrix organization;
  • Decisive visionary, able to analyse risks and opportunities of current processes and systems and able to implement improvements and lead changes;
  • Willingness to travel abroad frequently to safeguard international collaboration and upholding standards and processes.

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Referentie: LISL06354