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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 22,2021
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    Head of Finance

    Are you ready to take the step towards a Head of Finance? For Borealis Interactive Group I am looking for someone who will act as an business partner towards the CEO and COO and will build the finance department. Interested? Read on!

    Description

    The company

    BOREALIS INTERACTIVE GROUP ("BIG" or the "Business") is rapidly becoming the world leader in immersive art experiences.

    BIG bridges the worlds of art, holographic projection, the global electronic music movement, the highest tech of visual and audio experiences, and merges these worlds in a planetarium setting.

    BIG's dynamic shows infuses its customers with sight, sound, education, and joy to leave them with an unforgettable life experience.

    The company has leases online for locations in Berlin, Amsterdam, Toronto, Oakland, and Miami for year 1. An additional 7 locations are envisaged by the end of year two. The first location, Berlin, is scheduled to open in late January 2022.

    The role

    The Head of Finance position is a new role based in the Netherlands reporting to the CEO and COO of the business.

    The perfect candidate would have several years experience in accounting and management reporting, ideally with a background from an international or, at least, pan-European operational background, with exposure to multiple currencies and consolidated accounting across multiple national jurisdictions.

    The candidate should be fluent in written and spoken and English. Prior experience or background in entertainment, venue operations, or consumer-facing brands would be beneficial.

    The Head of Finance will be responsible for the effective financial control, management and reporting functions within this rapidly growing business. The role will support all aspects of financial management, as well as working alongside the outsourced bookkeeping function of the company to ensure the correct and accurate recording of transactions, which will include multiple entities across different countries, both as subsidiaries and branches of BIG.

    As the company grows, the Head of Finance will be responsible for hiring and building and internal accounting and finance team.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparing the monthly management accounts, including profit and loss reports and balance sheet
    • Producing the quarterly Board packs and review packs
    • Financial forecasting and budgeting for the business
    • Undertaking other projects and analysis on an ad hoc basis
    • Oversight of the preparation of the annual budget
    • Preparing financial and regulatory information for internal and external audit purposes.
    • Reviewing and optimising tax (VAT and appropriate Corporate Tax) reconciliations
    • Oversight for debtors and credit control where necessary
    • Reviewing bank reconciliations

    Technical Competencies

    • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (Management Accountant title), or partially-qualified will be considered.
    • Degree educated.
    • Strong Excel skills.
    • Knowledge of local market accounting packages is desirable, but not essential.

    Specification

    • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
    • Exceptionally well organised & deadline driven.
    • Desire to continuously improve and take pride in all forms of reporting.
    • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service.
    • Flexible and reliable.
    • Credible and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders.
    • Team player.
    • Experience in Entertainment, Hospitality, with some elements of food and beverage operations is helpful.

    What's in it for you?

    • Responsible for building your own finance department.
    • Being part of a unique concept and also visiting these projects around the world.
    • Newly set up office in a raw building
    • Part of an fast growing and dynamic company

    Does this sounds as your perfect step? Apply now!

     
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