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Financial Controller - Dutch speaking

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
18 February, 2021

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment are delighted to be supporting our international Aviation client in their search for a Financial Controller, who is fluent in both English and Dutch.


Financial Controller – Dutch speaking, Schiphol, Noord Holland


Reporting to the Manager Controlling, you will be responsible for the back office of the overall Finance Controlling function. This will include the business in the Netherlands and new markets abroad.


Responsibilities of the Financial Controller include:

  • Working closely with the Manager Accounting & Control to provide value added financial, commercial and accounting support.
  • Ensuring day-to-day accounting, Finance and administrative duties are performed.
  • Developing the Finance function through continual improvement and development of systems, processes, people and procedures.
  • Managing and improving monthly financial closing process.
  • Prepare monthly P&L and KPI reports, and analyze monthly performance vs. budget and forecast.
  • Meeting all financial reporting deadlines with the reported financial results being accurate and complete.
  • Ensure completeness of the monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Focusing on cost control, and setting up cost controls and proper authorization processes.
  • Liaising with the Manager Accounting & Control in regard to financial results, including the preparation and submission of regular budgets and forecasts.
  • Ensuring the statutory, regulatory and statistical requirements are met.
  • Coordination with local auditors during the annual external audit process.


Experience required:

  • Qualified accountant preferred (ACA, CIMA, ACCA).
  • Strong accounting experience within a busy Finance team.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and providing accurate information.
  • Ability to communicate successfully at all levels.
  • Knowledge of ERP Finance systems, ideally Hyperion.
  • Experienced user of Excel.
  • 5+ years’ post-qualification experience.
  • Strong communication skills at all levels (both in English and Dutch).


If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller – Dutch speaking role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.