Our client is an international retail business and a market leader in their field.
They are currently looking to appoint a Business Controller to lead the global IT function.
IT Business Controller, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
Act as a finance business partner to the IT Director
Oversee the IT functional planning process and be a point of contact for the local, regional and global stakeholders
Review and assess financial impact of business decisions in IT area
Define and overlook controllership and reporting processes
Provide timely and accurate reporting of required information
Managed the financial aspects of IT projects, defining the budgets, plans and the KPIs
Developing reports that track project process and analyze effectiveness
Challenge and drive business decision making by providing a fact-based view on the issues;
Further standardization of the finance processes
Development of process driven efficiency gains with global IT
University degree in Finance of similar discipline
10 + years of experience in business controlling, ideally in IT area
Strong experience in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis
Experience in setting and managing KPIs
Excellent communication skills all levels of the organisation
Strong business acumen
Confidence to challenge and influence stakeholders at various levels of the organisation
Proven ability to build trustful relationships across functions and countries;
Proven and self-directed decision making and problem solving;
Team spirit, change management and constructive facilitation skills.
Influencing without authority – proven ability to partner with cross-divisional and functional colleagues
Fluency in English
Readiness to travel up to 20%
If you are interested in applying for this IT Business Controller 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
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.
HR Manager, Milano, Italy
We’re seeking, an experienced HR Manager to manage the HR needs of Southern Europe. Joining a large international team of over 50 HR professionals, you’ll be tasked with driving engagement, reviewing of processes, implementation and providing guidance and support. The successful HR Manager must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, effectively multi-task and be comfortable working in a fast paced and changeable environment. This role offers travel across Europe, and the opportunity to broaden your career.
Provide guidance and advice to Line Managers on policy and procedures
Manage expatriate assignments
Identify training needs
First point of contact for legislation and internal policies
Assist on several HR initiative projects
Mange the onboarding process
Strong HR experience working in large multi-site companies
In-depth knowledge of labor law
Fluent in Italian and English
Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
If you are interested in applying for this HR Manager 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 Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
My client currently seeks a German speaking Industrial Engineer with experience in operational environments to drive internal programs across their Bern based manufacturing site. Our client is a market leader in a niche Electronic Manufacturing industry, offering a long term, global development program for the successful Industrial Engineer.
Industrial Engineer, Bern, Switzerland
With an influx of significant new orders acquired over the last year my client seeks a strong communicator, well versed with delivering sometimes difficult messages to drive improvements in production processes and NPIs to meet customer expectations.
As Industrial Engineer you will assist existing processes by objectively assessing and proactively challenging manufacturing improvements. Through reviewing, challenging, and engaging all internal stakeholders towards implementing a focused, streamlined process you will work towards enhancing the global growth plan our client is delivering. With a key aim of reducing existing bottlenecks, removal of waste and improving new product introductions, as the Industrial Engineer you will also instigate training to create a sustainable lean culture.
As Industrial Engineer, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level in an Engineering discipline
Certification as Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred, not necessary
Previous experience of operating in a regulated industry background
Fluent in both German and English is mandatory
Proven experience of working with various System Architecture, ideally CAFCR
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects
Stakeholder and people engagement experience is essential
If you are interested in applying for this Industrial Engineer 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 Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a multinational business, are looking to bring on an ambitious Junior Accountant to join their growing Finance team within their Amsterdam Office.
Junior Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Supporting in the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual reports
Assisting with the preparation of journals for month end
Combining and managing data from multiple sources
Managing of the filing and administration of reports in a timely and accurate manner
Working closely in a cross departmental team environment
Performing general financial administration on a daily basis
Academic Qualifications and Systems Knowledge Requirements:
Undergraduate degree or diploma in Business or Finance is a minimum requirement.
At least 1 years of progressive experience in a related job with an emphasis on accounts payable, month-end closing and reporting to senior managers
Must possess an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, and strong experience with Excel
VBA or Pivot Table experience is advantageous
Must have experience with reporting using IFRS and Dutch GAAP
Must have a real ‘can do’ attitude combined with strong analytical skills
Fluency with Dutch and English is essential
If you are interested in applying for this Junior Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Polly.firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Polly Stafford in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
We are proud to be representing our world leading global client who pride themselves on leading the charge for cultural and environmental change on a global scale.
Head of HR, Vaud, Switzerland
The Head of Human Resources is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the human resource function and performance.
Develop and implement an annual HR strategy in line with the business plan
Lead and drive behaviour by designing and monitoring comprehensive HR KPIs
Develop the processes, efficiencies and KPIs needed to achieve the Company’s diversity targets
Foster University relationships and ensure a strong pool of junior candidates
Maintenance of contracts, benefits, employment records and calendars
Manage SMCR process with compliance
Deal with performance or grievance issues
Manage inflow of resumes and candidates
Establish global HR procedures
Manage global onboarding and offboarding process
Keep abreast on changes in employment law
Strong strategic and operational HR experience within an SME environment ideally within FinTech, Trading or similar organisations
Strong technical and analytical skills
Data driven professional
Experience in formulating HR Strategy
A strategic mindset and business focus
Previous experience of creating a Social Media strategy for talent
Previous experience of recruiting graduates
Knowledge of employment law across Switzerland, UK, US and Asia
Comprehensive knowledge of both theory and practical application of culture and organisational effectiveness initiatives
A self-starter, a creative thinker who can work on their own initiative
Skilled in Microsoft applications, including excel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
B.S. in Management or Human resources is required
If you are interested in applying for this Head of HR 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 Keeley or Anna in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
We are currently working with a US listed business, located within easy commute of Den Haag and Amsterdam, to recruit a Sneior Accountant Benelux. As a key player in the field of technology and services, the company works across a diverse range of industries and has a strong brand and reputation.
Experiencing continued success, the organisation has an opportunity available for an experienced, qualified Accountant to join their Benelux division as Senior Accountant, strengthening the function with responsibility for statutory compliance and interaction with numerous external organisations. This opportunity sits within a truly international business and offers a clear progression path for career development. Whilst it is a full time role, part time applicants may also be considered.
Working autonomously with full responsibility for statutory compliance
Preparation of financial statements for 8+ operating companies across Belgium and Netherlands
Liaison with external tax advisors, auditors and Shared Service Centres
Preparation of income tax returns
Compliance with the Central Bureau Statistics and preparation of documents for worker councils
Hands-on responsibility for payroll related issues
Participation in projects such as integration of acquisitions
ACCA or equivalent qualification
5+ years’ experience in statutory accounting/compliance
Experience of having worked with Dutch and/or Belgian entities
Ability to work autonomously and a ‘can-do’ approach
Experience of working with SAP would be ideal
Fluent Dutch and English language skills are essential
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Accountant Benelux 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 11 02.
Our client - a leading global commodities company - is currently looking to welcome an enthusiastic Assistant Controller into their Rotterdam office.
Assistant Controller, Rotterdam, Zuid Holland
Working within the Group Reporting Team, the successful candidate will be tasked with supporting group entities in all accounting and reporting activities. As part of a team of 9, you will be responsible for ensuring tasks are carried out in accordance with IFRS compliance. Other responsibilities include participating in group budgeting and forecasting processes as well as monthly management reporting and analysis.
The role would suit a finance graduate with at least 2 years of professional finance experience, preferably within a multinational company. This position offers a fantastic opportunity for the candidate to develop themselves both personally and professionally, in a supportive and multicultural environment. The company culture is highly dynamic - it is a place where high energy and ambition go a long way.
Key Responsibilities for the Assistant Controller:
Monthly and quarterly reporting for designated entities
Preparation of financial statements
Monthly consolidation processes in accordance with IFRS
Participate in process improvement opportunities and ad hoc tasks as required
The ideal Assistant Controller will be:
Educated to degree level in Finance or Accounting
At least 2 years’ accounting experience
A positive attitude with a willingness to learn
Excellent analytical skills
Fluent English language skills, written and spoken additional languages are also preferred.
If you are interested in applying for this Assistant Controller role, please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Morgan Johnson on +31 20 808 1102.
Our client is a diverse international organisation with their Head Quarters based in Amsterdam. They are looking to add a Treasury Analyst to their international Treasury team on a Fixed Term Contract for up to 6 months, where you will be liaising with various stakeholders, both internally and externally to analyse the financial activities and manage the day to day Treasury activities.
This is an engaging opportunity for an immediately available, ambitious, Treasury Analyst to really make an impact and lasting impression on the business and a contract that can really add value for future professional development.
Preparing Treasury Reporting on a daily and monthly basis
Uploading the daily and monthly FX rates
Performing daily and monthly FX hedges
Checking and confirming payment requests
Preparing and analysing the cash flow forecasts
Liaising with the bank, opening and closing accounts and supporting credit line processes
HBO degree in Finance/Business Economics
3- 5 years of working experience, for a significant part within an international environment
Proficient in English, both written and verbal
Good communication skills
Proven reporting and analytical skills
See the big picture while maintaining attention to details
Focus on essentials and prioritize appropriately, ability to manage stress
Dedicated team player with an energetic approach, pro-active, confident and mature, able to work independently
Good knowledge of Treasury Management Software and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
If you are interested in applying for this Treasury Analyst role, please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential discussion please call Elliott Sayers in our Amsterdam office on + 31 20 808 11 02
Working across a number of European entities, the successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of duties including payment agreements, credit limits and monthly & quarterly reporting of A/R balances.
If you are ambitious to work for a progressive and innovative company, with excellent long-term development opportunities, then please don’t hesitate to apply!
Key Responsibilities for the Accounts Receivable Specialist:
Liaise with key stakeholders to chase outstanding payments
Monthly/quarterly reporting of A/R balances
Answer invoice queries
Maintain and update payment agreements
The ideal Accounts Receivable Specialist will have:
Prior Accounts Receivable experience within a multinational company
Minimum 3 years’ Accounts Receivable experience
MBO or HBO in Finance or Accounting
Fluent English language skills
Additional European languages are preferred
If you are interested in applying for this Accounts Receivable Specialist role then please register your interest using the link abelow, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Morgan Johnson in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our Client is an industry leader in industrial engineering and manufacturing, who believe in further business development through smart technologies and data as a means to maintain competitive advantage in their market.
Azure IoT Solution Architect, Zurich, Switzerland
They have shifted focus to Azure Cloud as a big data environment where all business critical analytics can take place.
This role provides a unique opportunity to shape technical capabilities around securely acquiring both business data, as well insightful tech data around IoT topics. Furthermore, this role provides the opportunity to demonstrate strong and thought leadership with regards to take Proof of Concept work, right through to scale up for Global Roll Out.
Your main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Taking technical responsibility for the architecture, design and operations of our Analytics Solutions based on Azure, spanning across IoT, Big Data Management and Advanced Analytics Services
Be a liaison with our global stakeholders in topics related to business, digitisation and IT.
Oversee large implementation projects with close collaboration between internal and external resources.
Ability to move between high level architectural review/design and all phases of solution delivery projects, including challenges in the details.
Document and share technical best practices and insights within the Digital & IT community.
Operationalizing and industrializing analytical use cases including end-to-end data pipelines.
Advising on new technology trends and possible adoption to maintain competitive advantage.
Close collaboration with data scientists and analysts from various functions and business units.
Requirements necessary for the role:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering with specialization in Data Science / Data Engineering
Multiple years/hands on experience in:
Big Data Architecture environments & Big Data Management (Azure Based Preferable)
IoT topics, preferably related to manufacturing and device life cycle management (Azure IoT hub)
Data Ingestion & Processing as well as API management (Azure Based Preferable)
Analytics, and exposure to collaborating with Data Scientist teams to facilitate environments for analytical topics such as machine learning and AI.
DevOps & continuous integration, testing and automation for all current solutions and Proof of Concept work.
Experienced in managing vendors/partners as well as projects from Proof of Concept to scalable solution.
Strong track record of delivering results in a global matrix organization.
Project Management skills are a big plus.
Experience working in Agile environments.
Being a big picture thinker with a positive attitude would make you a good fit for this dynamic working environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an industry leading technology and data driven environment.
If you are interested in applying for this Azure IoT Solution Architect 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 Mark Dowsett in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.