Financial Controller

  • Veendam
  • EasyToys
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Financial Controller (40 hours)

In order to achieve the major international growth ambitions, the further development of the financial control procedures for EQOM is of great importance. Do you want to make an impact as Financial Controller within this successful e-commerce organisation? Are you proactive and a strong sparring partner for the CFO, the Finance Director and the other Financials at the department? Then we are looking for you!

What are you going to do?

As Finance Controller, you will work in a team of six. You will work together with the financial departments and additionally, you have a coaching and managing role towards junior colleagues. In this position, you will report to the Finance Director.

Together with the Head of Accounting, the Financial Controller is responsible for the establishment and structure of bookkeeping and the internal cost settlements. It is important that the Financial Controller ensures that the design of the general ledger is in line with the financial informational needs of the business. You are responsible for a complete and correct financial reporting in accordance with the relevant legislation and make an important contribution to internal and external audits. You are responsible for the development of internal reports which gives insights into the capital positions and profitability of the products and/or departments. There will also be a focus on the improvement of external reports and financial ratios and key figures that provides insights into the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of the organisation.

You offer support in the development of financial goals, including budget and planning rounds and, if necessary, for new entities under the EQOM umbrella. You are also responsible for safeguarding company policy and issues related to AO/IC and process optimalisation.

In this role you combine providing structure with moving along in entrepreneurship. Always pushing the brakes with limiting thoughts does not help, but it will help to be conscious by positively but critically challenging the financial department from a financial perspective. In addition, you are capable to concretize plans, set up dashboards and monitor progress. You are close to the business and can quickly make an impact through short lines of communication and fast decision-making. Through a close collaboration with the financial department, you know what is going on and you are able to complete each other in new initiatives. You complement by making plans concrete, taking a process-based approach, involving stakeholders where necessary and thus monitoring progress.

Other tasks:

  • Analysing financial data;
  • Monitoring internal controls;
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts, balance sheets and cashflow forecasts;
  • Supervising financial transactions;
  • Streamlining financial processes;
  • Evaluating and controlling risks;
  • Preparing the annual audit;
  • Preparing the budgeting cycle.

Who are you?

You are a driven Financial who knows the financial controlling trade and wants to use this knowledge to make an impact. You feel comfortable to be a sounding board for the business based on your financial expertise. You have a strong character and find an entrepreneurial environment interesting. You are project-based and structured. You recognise yourself in the power of EQOM: Growth, strong partnerships, E-commerce, innovation, strong financial strategy, and leadership.

You bring so much structure that you function well in an environment with few existing or fixed structures. You identify the right opportunities and possibilities, think it is interesting to build on this and keep the overview while working on it.

Additionally, you are:

  • Structured: planning and coordinating;
  • Able to motivate your colleagues;
  • Organisational sensitive;
  • Willing to change;
  • Analytical;
  • Accurate;
  • Able to manage your expectations;

What do we ask?

  • A completed degree in accountancy (MSC) and/or RA;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience at an accounting firm, possibly supplemented with experience in financial controlling and finance;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, Lucanet and/or Power BI is an advantage;
  • Experience within a scale-up/e-commerce and/or Fast Moving Consumer Goods is an advantage;
  • Thorough knowledge of finance, administrative processes, structures and ERP software;
  • Fluent in English (both verbally and in writing).

What do we offer?

  • A unique opportunity within a young international company;
  • A job at one of the most exciting companies in the Netherlands;
  • A ‘work hard, play harder’ atmosphere;
  • A pension scheme and opportunities for training and development, in the long term also abroad;
  • Free use of our own in-house gym and/or discount on your sports subscription via Bedrijfsfitness Nederland;
  • A job for 40 hours a week with a competitive salary.
Will you become our new Financial Controller? Apply at EasyToys