Group Controller

IT/Tech Company (PE) Amsterdam

Group Controller
IT/Tech Company (PE)
Our client (PE ownership) is the leading application hosting provider for mid to large enterprises in the Benelux. The company enables customers to outsource all management of their business-critical applications, including their security and compliance and supported by private, public and hybrid cloud solutions. To strengthen the finance discipline at their head-office they are currently seeking to recruit a Group Controller
  • Reports to the CFO
  • Manage and supervise all corporate financial processes, including: consolidation & reporting, planning & control cycle, accounting manual, managing accounting & control.
  • Responsible to enhance the quality of the internal and external reporting
  • Coordination and implementation of effective internal control environment, delegations and compliance with the accounting manual
  • Draws up statutory accounts of Group and reviews statutory accounts Operating Companies
  • Coordinates year end audit and manages relationship with statutory auditor
  • Involved in risk management and analysis.
  • Monitoring compliance with transfer pricing regulation and policies
  • Involved in tax compliance and tax matters, liaise with tax advisors
  • Masters degree in Business Economics/administration with a post qualification (RA/CA/CPA) and 8+ years experience having worked for the Big 4 and, preferably, progressive financial appointments in a corporate environment
  • Able to provide clear leadership and motivate people to meet tight and complex reporting requirements
  • Preferably having experience with/worked in the tech industry
  • A good mix of technical financial knowledge on the one hand, strong stakeholder management and social acumen
  • Outstanding administration skills, with the ability to review and improve systems and procedures with emphasis being on efficiency rather than unnecessary bureaucracy
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Dutch GAAP is preferred
  • Experience with business applications for accounting, consolidation and reporting, preferably knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics
Maurits Claassen