About the company
Do you want to enjoy a vibrant atmosphere? 4 weeks a year of remote working around the globe? Endless growth opportunities? Our client is a global market maker using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues worldwide. From their "crisp and state of the art" offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney, they provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
What we have for you?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Business Controller to join a fast-growing company and team in Amsterdam. In order to support and continue this growth, they have to continuously optimise and improve their business support functions, such as Finance. The finance team provides reliable and timely management information that lays the foundation to drive business decisions.
In the role of Financial Controller you will act as a leader to the Finance Associate and report directly into the Managing Director Operations. You will have a diversity of internal stakeholders such as trading, procurement, middle office and the finance teams in other offices abroad as well as external stakeholders such as the auditors and regulators.
The environment is fast-paced, technology driven and the ability to problem solve is essential.
This position will suit an individual who is technology savvy and has experience with automation & implementations. To excel in this role, you will combine your financial expertise and analytical skills to add value without creating bureaucracy to the business. They are looking for someone who can bring expertise and at the same time has a critical, proactive, and hands-on approach.
Your tasks will include but not be limited to:
- Preparation of financial reporting for the multiple entities, including management- and annual reporting;
- manage budgeting and financial forecasting;
- initiate and rollout process improvements and automation;
- make occasional bookings in our ERP system (Workday);
- preparation of the annual reports of the different entities and liaising with the external auditors;
- establishing and developing relations with a diversity of stakeholders on several levels.
The client is growing and developing quickly and so could this role and your responsibilities. They offer room for ambitions and a steep growth path.
- University degree;
- 7-10 years of relevant experience in a similar role;
- experience in reporting for multiple entities;
- experience and/or affinity with trading would be considered a plus;
- project management skills, hands on mentality and stakeholder management qualities;
- ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving and high-pressured environment;
- strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
What makes it FUN?
You will have ample opportunities to learn and develop yourself both on the job and trough training.
They encourages all associates to bring their ideas to the table and not be intimidated to question an approach or idea if there’s a better way to solve a problem. They employ a broad range of people with varying backgrounds. What they have in common is their superior technical and financial expertise, extraordinary intellect and collaborative approach.
What is there to offer?
They hire from the top 10% of the global tech and finance community and reward accordingly, hence the as from 100K gross yearly salary, a potential bonus up to 30K, fully paid up pension, 25 vacation days and a total of 4 weeks fully remote working from around the globe!!
Beyond this, they provide our employees an extensive range of training and personal development opportunities, as well as the chance to work with the latest technologies.
They offer a vibrant office environment, a free catered breakfast and lunch and a ready supply of fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. Our office is a great place to work from, but so is your home. That’s why we moved to a flexible hybrid model that allows for both. Employees are given tools to do their job in comfort, no matter where they work from.
While working hard, they also have a lot of fun. As part of the family, you’ll get to enjoy our annual company trip and numerous social events throughout the year, as well as Friday drinks at the in-house bar. There will also be regular opportunities to give back to society through our charity foundations.