LEMO Connectors Benelux is looking for an ambitious and analytical:
Financial Controller, fulltime
(Haarlem – Dutch speaking)
As a Financial Controller you are responsible for the financial administration & control to monitor the financial performance and enable sound decision making for the Management team by providing fact-based reports and insights.
This is a key role as you will contribute to help to continuously steer and improve the organization.
What you will be doing in this role:
You will be responsible for the quality, integrity, and timeliness of the financial information (oversight of statutory accounting), financial control and reporting.
You will be a Member of the Management Team, in charge off enhancing overall profitability and financial performance in line with budgets and forecast, in compliance with the Group policies, Group Finance requirements and NL financial, legal & statutory regulations.
Deliver accurate and fairly presented monthly financial statements and analysis.
Hire, manage and supervise a small and effective financial team and are therefore ultimately responsible for the debtor, creditor, project, hours and purchase administration.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecasts.
Prepare annual budget and investigate / report variance analysis.
Set up missing processes and adjust the systems and internal controls accordingly.
Manage the intercompany transactions with the LEMO Group.
Identify opportunities/vulnerabilities arising from actual performance and advise management of the effect of these on future performance.
Monitor financial risks to the business and prepare and implement an effective plan to mitigate these risks (currency fluctuations, customer credit levels).
Maintain contact with the accountant, bank, tax authorities and other financial institutions.
What you can bring to the table:
At least 5 years of relevant experience in an international B2B company or similar.
You have proven to be able to run and control a complete financial administration successfully.
Overall drive and knowledge of financial control and skills to extract data from ERP.
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Ability to create, lead and motivate a team.
Pragmatic insight to easily map out complex processes and translate them into clear reports.
Highly numerate and with strong commercial aptitude.
Bachelor's or master's degree in a recognized professional accounting qualification.
Fluent Dutch and English.
What we offer you:
A salary that matches your knowledge, experience and background, supplemented with an annual bonus.
27 holidays plus additional days between Christmas and New Year (if work permits).
Good fringe benefits, including a collective pension with Zwitserleven, laptop and cell phone.
Plenty of room for own input and personal development.
Regularly an informal Friday afterwork drink.
Since its foundation in Switzerland in 1946, LEMO has developed into a global market leader in the design and production of customer-specific push-pull precision connectors and cable assemblies. Our products provide a high-quality solution for applications where extremely high demands are made on reliability in extreme conditions. Think of applications within the medical sector, in mechanical engineering, in professional audio and video equipment and in aerospace and Formula 1. If you come to work at LEMO, you will come to work at an internationally operating family business, active in more than 80 countries worldwide. Our new high-end office for the Benelux is located in Haarlem (click here for an impression of your new workplace: https://youtu.be/iQvuxkWUey4). From this location we work daily with 50 colleagues (and we are still growing) to continuously increase our value towards (potential) customers.
If you want to have a look, watch our international company film via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmXC4CA6W3I
If this position sounds like a perfect fit for you, we'd love to get to know you! Send your resume and convincing motivation letter as soon as possible to our HR mailadres and we will ensure a quick response. An assessment and/or case presentation can be part of the application procedure.
Would you like more substantive information about this position? Please contact Ariane Posthumus at +31 (0)23 2060701.