For our Finance team in Hoofddorp we are searching for a seasoned Financial Controller/GL accountant DACH region to join our global HQ accounting team. This role will be part of the Finance GL Team and will report directly to the Accounting & Reporting Director.
As Financial Controller DACH region, you will be the sparring partner for our internal departments (Business Controlling, AP, AR etc.), and the contact person for all external stakeholders (auditors, local tax advisors etc.).
You are the guardian of:
an accurate and timely month-end closing for the region (currently 4 legal entities and we are still growing!)
monthly BS and P&L review, follow-up on issues
local compliance, such as preparation and coordination of financial statement (audits), VAT and CIT returns of our legal entities
performing ad hoc reporting and analysis including VAT reconciliation, payroll reconciliation e.g.
leading projects to improve continuously the quality and efficiency in accounting and reporting
Our ideal candidate:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent by experience
3 to 5 years of relevant working experience is needed to take over this challenging role (Big 4 experience is valued)
Team player, solution orientated, you enjoy working in a complex organization
Proactive and good communicator, you identify risks and take responsibility
Autonomous and focused, you prioritize work when there is deadline and/or pressure
Fun and passionate, you take all the challenges as learning opportunities!
Comfortable with Microsoft Office, ERP and accounting/consolidation tools
Excellent English speaking and writing skills, any other European language is a plus