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Financial Controller

Amsterdam (HQ), Noord-Holland, NetherlandsFinance

Job description

Ready for a ride on the wild side? Join the Swapfiets team and help revolutionize the world of urban mobility! Our mission is simple: to provide a fun and convenient way for people to get around their cities. As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation, one bicycle at a time.

Join our team as Financial Controller and oversee it all: from automation to analytics, and beyond!
Full-time Financial Controller. This opportunity is open for 40 hours a week.

You'll be at the forefront of overseeing the complete administration of all our entities, ensuring everything is accurate, complete, and delivered on time. You'll also play a vital role in making our new ERP, SAP S4HANA Public cloud, a resounding success. Besides that, you'll prepare analytic reviews and monthly reports, providing your input to the Group Financial Controller. You'll need to have a thorough understanding of Swapfiets' service/subscription business model, markets, organization, and regulatory environments. You'll be working closely with the group finance function, including reporting, tax, and treasury. You'll play a key role in preparing external reports, including drafting board packs and managing reporting to investors, lenders, and other external stakeholders.

As you continue to grow in your role, you'll also automate critical finance and accounting tasks and maintain the control framework. Staying up-to-date with Dutch GAAP technical knowledge is crucial as you'll own the group and subsidiary accounting policies. You'll even be involved in treasury management, including multi-currency FX, and prepare and deliver VAT returns.

But that's not all - you'll supervise and coach the junior Financial Control and Finance Support team to grow, ensuring that all financial data is checked and delivered before the set deadlines. You'll develop ways of working that increase efficiency, safety, and sustainability, and ensure business alignment.

If you're looking for a role where you can take on a variety of exciting responsibilities and make a real impact, then look no further. Join our team as a Financial Controller and experience the thrill of driving the financial success of our organization!

Job requirements

Your profile:

Our ideal candidate will be somebody with an AA qualification and has 5-7 years experience of working within a compilation accountancy firm or has been a finance / accounting manager. Next to that you bring:

  • SAP S4HANA Public Cloud experience;

  • Applies acquired expertise to analyze and solve problems without clear precedent.

  • Gives input on financial control strategy and contributes on a tactical level.

  • Effective command of technical skills and professional skepticism;

  • Ability to manage, develop – coach young talent in their professional career;

  • Mastery of Excel and databases;

  • Great skills in English, Fluent in Dutch

  • Great teamspirit;

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Competitive Salary

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • Windows laptop

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at the office in Amsterdam.

Don’t meet all the requirements? Research has shown that people from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of color, often tend to avoid job opportunities if they don’t meet all the requirements. But disclaimer: we don’t check all the boxes either. At our company, we believe in equal opportunity and value diversity in the workplace. So even if you don’t see yourself on our current team, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspectives and experiences can only make our company even better!