An ambitious Financial Controller

For an international industrial organization situated in Hengelo we are looking for an ambitious Financial Controller

  • Lead and manage the accounting activities of the companies by ensuring compliance with local and company regulations
  • Provide local management (Netherlands) with periodic management financial information, analysis, and provide financial support in a proactive manner.
  • Provide EMEA management team and MD Europe with timely and relevant regional management information supported by analysis enabling decision taking
  • Lead and manage the various financial planning activities for the companies
  • Develop a disciplined and well managed closing processes based on financial reporting packages including a full financial review of results (account reasonableness)
  • Manage the annual statutory financial reporting of group companies
  • Improve internal control environment
  • Implement periodic full Balance Sheet reviews and monitor progress of needed improvements
  • Review and streamline all work processes and come up with plan to optimise resources while enhancing quality of accounting services
  • Ensure proper application of finance & accounting policies, practices, and procedures whenever applicable.
  • Ensure tax accounting is properly and timely managed for the companies
  • Ensure all risks are properly and timely identified and provisions managed proactively without over/under accruals
  • Follow-up audit recommendations and ensure timely implementation when appropriate
  • EMEA transfer pricing updates / true ups
  • EMEA raw material /PP price adaptation (changes in costing system)
  • Provide local leadership in the conservation of assets, control of accounts
  • Monitor closely progresses against objectives.
  • Continuously seek, recommend, and implement actions to improve the effectiveness and efficiencies of financial services.
  • Maintain, manage, and document all working files, systems in an up-to-date and relevant manner.  Ensure consistency and accuracy of working files.

Job qualifications:
  • Excellent understanding of finance and general accounting; working knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong proven finance technical skills in accounting, financial & accounting processes, internal control and tax accounting
  • ERP working experience (SAP preferred) with track record of system development/improvement
  • Preferably experience in people management/people development and organisational development
  • Ability to analyse, prioritise and respond to multiple demands on time and resources
  • Fluent in English – written and spoken
  • University degree in Accounting (RA degree or equivalent preferably). 
  • Experience – 10 years of General accounting and Finance within an industrial business environment.

Please sent me only your English CV