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Senior Financial Controller

  • Location:

    Rotterdam

  • Sector:

    Non-life

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €60000 - €90000 per jaar

  • Contact:

    Arie Beckman

  • Contact email:

    Arie.Beckman@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-012024-236269_1706173039

  • Published:

    ongeveer 1 maand geleden

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-24

Financial Controller (Senior Level)

Industry: Insurance

Salary: 60k - 90k fulltime all-in annual salary

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer Direct Reports: (Junior) Financial Controller to Senior Financial

Controller Location: (Rotterdam)

Overall objective: As a Financial Controller, you will support the Chief Finance Officer in the overall finance function, responsible for managing the legal entities. The successful individual will be process-driven, focusing on improvement and efficiency, demonstrating exceptional technical and analytical skills, and building meaningful relationships across business areas while supporting the Senior Finance Controllers and CFO.

Key responsibilities (general):

  • Preparing the monthly and quarterly management accounts and annual statutory/regulatory financial statements and filings.
  • Preparing tax filings and liaising with tax specialists (CIT, VAT, IPT).
  • Assisting and being responsible for Treasury and Club Payments in performing cash transfers (management, credit control, and payments).
  • Assisting with the internal, annual, and interim audit process.
  • Maintaining the control environment for the financial records of the company, including continuous assessment of its effectiveness as the business grows and evolves.
  • Collaborating with different key function holders to understand and document data.
  • Proactively recommending improvements to processes and procedures and involvement in their implementation.
  • Creating, improving, and automating reporting methods.
  • Participating in projects with the CFO, Senior Finance Controllers, Data Team, and other senior executives as required from time to time.
  • Monitoring qualitative and timely reporting by our service providers.
  • Supporting with other ad hoc finance and administrative tasks.

Person specification (general):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Any accounting/ finance qualification is highly preferred.
  • Candidates should have at least 4 years' experience in a financial environment. Some experience within audit is desirable. (Can be from a Big 4 background)
  • Strong MS Office skills, and knowledge of relevant software is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Preferably experience in working in an international environment.
  • Numerate, well-organized, strong interpersonal and team-working skills, solutions-oriented, self-starter, and hands-on.
  • Willingness to travel as and when required.

Financial Controller:

  • Deliver support to the above under supervision of the (senior) Financial Controllers.
  • Actively participate in the monthly and annual closing by executing the consolidation and by analyzing the correct and complete accounting of transactions in our G/Ls.
  • Assist in the preparation of external reporting to supervisors.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements of relevant legal entities.
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements.
  • Execute and make suggestions for improvement of and improve our processes and controls.
  • No previous insurance experience required.

(Senior):

  • Able to perform tasks and activities independently.
  • Responsible for the preparation of external reporting to supervisors.
  • Responsible for the preparation of financial statements of relevant legal entities.
  • Responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements.
  • Review tasks of other Financial Controllers.
  • Primary point of contact for the CFO and service providers (where necessary).

Does this opportunity sound interesting? Feel free to reach out!

Arie Beckman

Arie.beckman@oliverjames.com / +3208088609

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