Our client is an ambitious pioneer in the technology sector, operating on an international scale. With their technical expertise, they drive innovation to offer cutting edge, environmentally-aware products and services in a dynamic marketplace.
Financial Controller Eastern Europe, Middle East and Nordics, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
We are currently recruiting x2 Financial Controllers to join their finance function; a unique opportunity to join a growing business in a pivotal role focusing on Eastern Europe and The Middle East and the Nordic region.
This is a perfect opportunity for a candidate with 6+ years’ experience either in Big4 looking to transition into their first role in industry or already in industry who has a hands on approach and can act as business partner to add value to the company.
Your duties will include although will not be limited to:
Preparation of monthly reporting package and owning complex areas of reporting in accordance with GAAP
Timely issuing of the annual statutory financial statements and other financial reporting obligations
Account analysis, research and communication to senior management
Identifying risks and opportunities through financial data analysis
Assisting in the preparation of tax filings
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
Driving process improvement initiatives to ensure best practice
Supporting ad hoc activities and projects
Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or a recognized professional qualification (or close to qualified) RA, ACA, ACCA, CPA (or equivalent)
Fluent in English and either French, Italian or Spanish
At least 6 years’ work experience
Experience working in a multinational organization with knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
A keen eye for detail and planning and problem solving skills
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Join a leading global organisation located in Rotterdam, in the role of Financial Controller, within a truly international and dynamic environment. As part of an enthusiastic team, you will contribute significantly to the effectiveness of the function and have the opportunity to progress and develop into the future within this multinational organisation.
Financial Controller, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Working with many national and international contacts, as Financial Controller you will have responsibility for financial reporting across a BV and multiple entities. This could be an ideal first step out of Big 4 or the next phase in your career progression in industry!
Preparation of internal and external reporting for 50+ companies across various disciplines
Analysis and review of monthly financial information
Financial statement preparation according to Dutch GAAP as well as monthly reporting in IFRS
Budget vs actual reporting/analysis on overheads
Intercompany reconciliations and VAT reporting
3+ years’ experience in an audit/accountancy firm
Ideally with Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance
Good attention to detail coupled with strong analytical skills
Knowledge of SAP would be preferable or any similar ERP
Good communication skills, proactive attitude and good team player ability
Fluency in Dutch AND English (spoken and written) is essential
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller role then please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client - a leading multinational company with an inclusive culture - is currently looking to welcome a German-speaking Accounting Specialist to join their international team in a vibrant, fast-paced environment in Amsterdam. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a challenging environment with scope for identifying and implementing a range of process improvement opportunities.
Accounting Specialist (German-speaking), Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The Accounting Specialist will have responsibility for multiple international entities and will play a key role in supporting the continued growth of the company through accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger accounting activities. The role will suit a fluent German-speaking Accounting Specialist with an inquisitive and determined mindset, who seeks an opportunity to join a global leader within their industry.
Support the SSC Manager with audit queries and ad hoc projects
Organise weekly payment runs and daily cash balance updates
Work with Management Accountants to ensure correct GL coding of expenses
Process bank bookings and reconciliations
Monitor and process electronic vendor invoices
Oversee cash clearing of bank accounts
Fluent spoken and written German and English language ability
4+ years Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience – GL accounting experience also preferred
Strong Excel skills (formulas and pivot tables)
Excellent communication skills with an ability to identify and solve invoice queries
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business administration would be preferable
If you are interested in applying for this Accounting Specialist (German-speaking) role then please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client, a leading international brand, operates within the consumer goods industry and has had phenomenal success offering disruptive innovation in an established market. We are currently recruiting an EMEA Accounting Director to join their central finance function; a unique opportunity to join a lively and ambitious organization.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced people manager who can oversee and develop the financial accounting function to ensure accurate, timely reporting, in compliance with IFRS and US GAAP.
Your role will include although will not be limited to:
Leading and developing the financial accounting function across EMEA
People management – leading a direct team of 4 and c20 indirect reports
Ensuring compliance with US GAAP, IFRS and SOX
Driving financial system transformation and process improvements to support accounting policies and procedures
Overseeing VAT Compliance requirements across EMEA
Business partnering with senior level stakeholders
Liaising with external auditors and managing annual audits
Supporting ad hoc activities and projects
Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or a recognized professional qualification RA, ACA, ACCA, CPA (or equivalent)
An audit background in the Big4 would be preferred
At least 10 years’ relevant work experienceUS GAAP and SOX experience
Ideally experience working with SAP
Strong people management skills and experience developing teams
Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
If you are interested in applying for this EMEA Accounting Director role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Due to succession planning, our client – a listed US business with a reputation of being a global leader in its field – is looking to bring a Financial Analyst into their international and ambitious team. This opportunity is based in the Amsterdam area (South) and is open to those who are immediately available or currently working and looking for the right career opportunity.
Financial Analyst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Joining an environment where you can see multiple options to progress, the company is looking for a Financial Analyst who can demonstrate good analytical skills and business acumen, to communicate with operational and commercial departments of the business. Whether you are already working in an analytical role or looking for the first step out of Big 4 (or similar), this could be the ideal next step!
Performing monthly close and related analysis for the US business and supporting the FP&A position globally
Review of balance sheet and income statements
Analysis to improve accuracy of cost allocations and margin accuracy
Preparation of cash-flow forecast
Perform and support the local team on SOX control; regular liaison with internal and external auditors
Acting as Finance Business Partner with regional operational and sales managers
3+ years’ experience in finance/accountancy in a business-to-business or accountancy practice environment (including Big 4)
Education to degree level is essential and additional finance/accountancy qualification beneficial
Good business acumen and business partnering ability, with strong verbal and communication skills
Experience of working with an ERP system and HFM (Hyperion) for consolidation
Fluent English language skills are essential (spoken and written); Spanish language skills beneficial
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
As my client enters continued growth across their businesses, they are seeking a Network Design Manager, to review the current logistics footprint and manage the future network design. With a key site close to Frankfurt, our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to strategically manage third party suppliers and shape international growth. You will hold a pivotal role as the centralised logistics division evolves, as such you will be defining the future strategic role of the logistics function.
Network Design Manager, Flexible across Germany
As Network Design Manager, operating within a specialist consumer environment, you will report into the VP of Supply Chain and help define the local, central and global warehouse, DC and transportation strategy for the global business. You will evaluate current logistics processes, creating strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders with a long term, sustainable view
You will have autonomy to shift regional processes into a new centralised function, aligning all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.
As the Network Design Manager, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
10 plus years’ experience within a warehouse, distribution function based within an FMCG environment
Experience of using supply chain optimisation systems is a significant advantage
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with logistics and network planning
Proven ability to manage suppliers as partners
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Excellent working knowledge of ERP systems
Willing to travel circa 20+%
If you are interested in applying for the above role please email email@example.com. Or alternatively call Sienna Grey for a confidential chat on +41 41 5087007
Opportunity to join a highly international business who are global leaders in their sector. Based at their offices in Zurich they are looking for an Accounting Manager to lead the accounting team for a number of their operational businesses.
Accounting Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
The business has a strong customer orientated focus and offers employees environment where they can bring ideas forward and have a genuine impact on the business.
As the Accounting Manager you will:
Production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements under IFRS and OR.
Supervision of the accounting team across multi-site locations.
Overall responsibility for the general accounting of the operating entities.
Ensuring compliance with internal controls.
Main point of contact for external audit.
Maintenance of the accounting systems and supporting further development of accounting processes in SAP.
Involvement in ad hoc projects.
Minimum of 3 years in a similar management position.
CPA, ACCA or related accounting qualification would be strongly preferred.
Strong people management skills.
A hands-on approach whilst being able to see the ‘bigger picture’
Excellent knowledge of IFRS and OR.
Strong communication skills
Prior work experience in an international multi-cultural environment.
Fluency in German, English and French.
If you are interested in applying for this Accounting Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
In addition to the day-to-day international accountancy requirements, there is the possibility to be involved in various complex projects within the business at a strategic level.
The main duties and responsibilities of the Reporting & Consolidation Manager include:
Monthly closing co-ordinating in-country business with corporate consolidation team
Supervising two team members
Final review and adjustments of consolidation under the International Financial Reporting Standards (cash flow, Bill of Sale, income statement)
Responsibility for the application of the group accounting principles
Quarterly financial report (IFRS)
Reporting packages – preparation for shareholders
Annual report – consolidated financial statements under IFRS
POC for external auditors
Additional projects, as required
The skills required for the Reporting & Consolidation Manager are:
University degree in Finance & Accountancy
CPA or equivalent is an advantage
Previous experience of consolidation in an international company
Understanding of IFRS
6 years+ overall experience
Ability to adapt quickly to a new environment (previous contract experience an advantage)
Strong overall IT skills (Excel, consolidation software)
Fluent English, French
If you are interested in applying for this Reporting & Consolidation Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a trading business based in Geneva, are searching for a Financial Controller to join their team. Working in a small, busy team, this opportunity is an ideal opportunity for any ambitious individual looking to take the lead on their own responsibilities and projects.
Financial Controller, Geneva, Switzerland
Reporting directly to the Team Lead Controlling and liaising closely with the Global Head, this role will also see the successful candidates building relations with business and finance teams based locally and globally.
Analysis of transactions and reports produced by the trading teams.
Consolidation ledger ownership.
Assistance in the implementation and application of new IFRS standards (particularly IFRS 15 & 16)
P&L reconciliation on a monthly basis.
Providing transparency on monthly and quarterly figures to management, in order to support strategic decision making.
Liaising closely with the wider accounting function, group consolidation teams, traders and local finance teams.
Participation in ad hoc projects as required.
Prior experience in trading/commodities/heavy industry/mining, preferably in a multinational environment.
Big 4 background an advantage.
CPA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent.
Excellent understanding of IFRS.
Strong organisational & time management skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
Knowledge of multiple ERP systems.
Advanced Excel knowledge a must.
Full fluency in English a must, other European languages a plus.
Valid Swiss work permit/Swiss passport/EU passport.
Great opportunity to join a global business conveniently located close to Zurich. The business is currently performing well, despite current conditions and hold a market leading position.
Financial Reporting Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
This role could be ideally suited to someone looking to make a move from the big 4 into industry and has excellent potential for development and progression.
As Financial Reporting Manager you will be:
Support accounting and reporting requirements including:
Implementing and maintaining clear and transparent communication and information sharing.
Supporting more complex accounting matters and advising on interpretation of accounting standards.
Coordinate external audits.
Develop and monitor Group accounting and reporting rules
Support IT initiatives to develop accounting processes.
Support quarterly reporting process under US GAAP.
Responsibility for certain internal controls and SOX processes
Assist with the production of consolidated financial statements
Experience within a big 4 accounting firm or similar role in corporate environment.
Degree level qualification in finance or related subject and professional accounting qualification such as CPA, CGMA, ACCA etc.
Strong background working under US GAAP.
Good knowledge of SOX.
Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
An ability to manage complex accounting topics.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Reporting Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.