Group Controller (fixed position) – Amsterdam

Group Controller

(fixed position)

On behalf of one of our clients, a multinational, DutchDare International is recruiting for a Group Controller (fixed position).

  • Nederland - Noord-Holland
  • Zakelijke dienstverlening - Overig
  • 40 uur per week
  • Vacature-ID:1158


The Group Finance department operates from the head office in Amsterdam and consists of various departments such as: Financial Control & Reporting, Business Control & Reporting and Shared Services. In connection with the recent acquisitions and the expected future acquisitions,our client wants to further strengthen the Financial Control & Reporting department with a Group Controller, who will report directly to the CFO.


The main activities consist of making sure that the client complies with the legislation and regulations applicable to it in the field of financial reporting. In addition, the Group Controller is responsible for tax matters and the (self) insurance portfolio. In this role you work closely with other Financial Controllers, the Business Controller, the CFO and accountants, our group accountant, and other advisors, at home and abroad.

  • You help ensure a good technical reporting integration of new acquisitions. Fiscal aspects also play a role in this.
  • You maintain the Group Chart of Accounts and the explanation thereof. You also assess, together with the other Controllers, the correctness of the mapping of the Local Chart of Accounts with the Group Chart of Accounts.
  • You maintain the Group Accounting Manual, develop it and actively disseminate it.
  • You assess and implement new laws and regulations at home and abroad. You also guarantee that all entities report according to NL GAAP.
  • You prepare the schedule for the preparation of the Group Financial Statements and prepare the financial statements to the extent possible. Depending on a possible extension of the assignment, you also prepare the group annual accounts and monitor the timelines and you also coordinate the preparation of the Management Report.
  • You develop, roll out and maintain the Financial Internal Control Framework.
  • You play an important role in the development of the tax framework, implementation of new legislation, innovation box and internal charging. All this in collaboration with the external tax advisor;
  • You support the Financial Controllers in carrying out the monthly statistical analyses, identify inaccuracies and propose solutions;
  • You participate in projects. The planning includes, among other things, the introduction of the CRSD guideline, a new ERP system / harmonization of ledgers / booking processes. And of course there are always ad hoc activities.
  • You maintain contact with the external accountants and other advisors and consultants.
  • You are responsible for the consolidation team (4 FTE's)
  • You ensure the standardization of accounting systems and processes, a way of working within the organization to achieve economies of scale and optimization.
  • Integrating new acquisitions into the current entity file.
  • Responsibility for shortening the closing cycle time.


  • You have completed a business economics education at university level, supplemented with an RA education.
  • You have at least 10 to 15 years of relevant work experience, preferably several years at an accountancy firm.
  • You have ready and up-to-date knowledge of reporting (NL GAAP) and you also have experience in processing mergers and acquisitions and guiding the financial integration process.
  • You have the necessary tax knowledge and experience with the implementation of new regulations and the introduction of legislative changes.
  • Knowledge and experience with insurance is an advantage.
  • You are analytically and conceptually strong and you are used to working in a digital environment.
  • You have good communication skills and you master Dutch and English, both orally and in writing;
  • You are used to working independently, are hands-on, proactive, customer-oriented and work solution-oriented with a 'can do' mentality.
  • You are handy with Excel and accounting and consolidation systems. Knowledge of Exact Online and Lucanet is an advantage.
  • You have affinity and flexibility to work in a Private Equity environment.



If you think you meet the job requirements, let us know. Send your CV - specific to this vacancy/assignment - as soon as possible (in Word), of course with motivation, and two relevant references securely via our website. Indicate clearly in your CV how you meet the above profile. What's in your resume? Naturally, the CV includes your career path in terms of work and experience. Remember to include as many words from the job description in your resume as possible. This ensures recognition for the reader. After receiving your data, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. In the appendix you will find a document that describes how we like to work together. What do we expect in your motivation? Firstly, of course, the reason why you like to fulfill this vacancy. That may have to do with the customer, the challenge, the matter…. Secondly, you explain why you are the right candidate for this assignment or job. In short: what makes you so suitable? These are on the one hand your skills and on the other hand your competences and experience in similar situations. Again, use the terms that the client has given in the job description and requirements. Are you not available yourself, but do you know someone who is and who you think fits the job profile, would you like to forward the assignment or contact us? Thanks in advance! If you need more information, please call our Recruitment team, +31 85 833 2040.


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