Group Chief Accountant / Controller

The Group Chief Accountant / controller is in charge of all accounting operations of both financial and management accounting. You are responsible for preparing financial and performance reports, assisting departments with annual budgets and reviews, internal control and tax studies.

Key responsibilities
  • Holding company accounting and financial reporting (stand alone and consolidated)
  • Overseeing Group accounting operations
  • Coordinating and directing the preperation of the group management and financial reports
  • Supporting month, quarter and year end close processes, working with regional country finance staff
  • Developing documents and maintaining business processes, accounting policies and related guidance to maintain and strengthen internal controls and
    the reliability of reporting
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
    Overseeing compliance with local statutory accounting and audit requirements and with tax filling requirements
  • Supporting management in liaison with external debt providers
  • Principal liaison with external auditors
  • Additional controller duties as necessary
Required skills/experience

Accountant with strong technical skills and the ability to partner with commercial and operational stakeholders in a fast paced growing international  business.

  • Proven work experience as a Financial Controller in an international envirenment
  • 5+ years of overal combined accounting and finance experience
  • CPA or CMA preffered, but not essential
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month end/ year end close process
  • Excellent Excel and accounting software user and administration skills
What do we offer
  • An inspiring working environment
  • Work with driven and talented colleagues, that love to realize breakthroughs
  • Experience our open culture, where direct feedback is strongly encouraged
  • A challenging international position where you have to travel regularly
  • Competitive salary including pension plan
  • Location Zwolle

How can we help you?

You can reach us on workdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Outside these hours you can use the contact form.