Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
    English Dutch French
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 07,2022
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    • JSS
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    Assistant Financial Controller

    We are looking for an Assistant Financial Controller for our headquarters in Hoofddorp. Do you have relevant experience within a corporate environment? Are you accurate and pro-active? Did you always want to work in a dynamic and innovative international environment with great opportunities for you to explore? We can’t wait to meet you!

    This is what your assignment looks like

    The Assistant Financial Controller is part of the Financial Control team. A talented international team with quick-thinking financial professionals, generating high-quality reports while working closely with the business.

    The Financial Control team focuses on constantly improving the process and quality of the actual monthly figures. The result area of this position is to maintain, process and report general ledger transactions. To ensure that all business transactions have been properly and timely recorded ensuring the ledgers for all our (international) entities are complete, accurate and that all transactions are valid. Tasks also include month-end reporting, the preparation of statutory reporting and support external audits.


    • Prepare and ensure accurate and timely recording of journal entries, accruals, prepayments and fixed assets entries across multiple (international) entities;
    • Creating and reviewing reconciliations and lead schedules for all balances included in the balance sheet and relevant profit & loss accounts and follow-up on any open items or unreconciled items;
    • Prepare reporting to the relevant authorities;
    • Develop and implement process improvements, document desktop procedures and processes to achieve efficiencies;
    • Proactively pursue business issues that impact the general ledger and evaluate the situation for acceptable solutions.
    • Further development of the Internal Control Framework;
    • Support external audit requirements;
    • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned;
    • Team-up with the Reporting & Tax, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Business Control colleagues.

    We ask:

    A self-starter with strong team skills. You have great time management skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask. Problem solving comes naturally to you.

    • Bachelor/Master degree in Finance (HBO/WO);
    • Relevant experience in a corporate environment (1-2 years);
    • Excellent MS Excel skills;
    • Strong communication skills in Dutch and English both oral and written, French is a benefit;
    • Experience with IFRS and SAP S4/Hana is preferred;
    • Ability to interact with all departments and levels throughout our organization;
    • Fulltime available, 32-40 hours a week.

    About us:

    We are the number one low-cost and high-value fitness brand in Europe. We are determined to make fitness accessible to everyone and a habit people love. Together with our orange squad, we deliver affordable fitness solutions at 1000+ clubs across Europe, to over 2 million members combining our straightforward membership model with top-notch fitness technologies. However, where we are today is just the beginning. In the next years, we aim to further professionalize and to continue our growth. We move like a scale-up, making use of our strong corporate backbone.

    Are you curious, entrepreneurial, practical, and do you have a playful demeanor? Basic-Fit is the right place for you. Please feel invited to grow with us, to make an impact and to share our mission. Welcome to the Orange Family.

    Furthermore, you can expect:

    • An informal (you can wear jeans and sneakers if you like), international (many cultures and languages) and friendly, down-to-earth environment;
    • Plenty of opportunities for your own initiatives and to make an impact;
    • Unlimited access to the online training courses of GoodHabitz;Good benefits, including travel allowance, a bicycle plan, discount on health insurance, work from home allowance and participation in our pension scheme (Basic-Fit pays 52% of the premium);
    • Within walking distance of Hoofddorp train station and free parking at our headquarters;
    • And a beautiful gym (fitness equipment, spinning bikes, virtual group lessons) at our headquarters which you can use anytime.

    Corona information: Currently all headquarters employees work remote, we always follow the guidelines of the RIVM.

    Apply for this job

    Until January 24th you can apply via the button, and we will inform you as soon as possible. The process consists of one video interview and an interview at our office.

    Before applying, please make sure you are eligible to work in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, we do not sponsor new work visa or permits for this position. If you already have a sponsorship, it is possible to transfer this sponsorship to Basic-Fit.

    If you have any questions, please contact Karen de Geus, Corporate Recruiter via or via Whatsapp .

    For all recruitment agencies: recruitment is done by our Corporate Recruiter herself, this means there is no help needed. If I do need a bit of help, I have some great agencies I work with. Thank you!

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