Finance Controller | temporary with possibility of direct hire

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  • Contact:

    Sylvia Lubak

  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-25168

  • Published:

    12 days ago

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For a client of ours, an international non for profit organization ( NGO ) located in Rotterdam we are currently seeking a Financial Controller available on a short notice. The Financial Controller will be responsible for financial accounting while leading two Accounting Coordinators as well as financial analysis and reporting to support six teams and their managers. The position will report to the CFO. The employment starts on a temporary basis yet there is a possibility for a direct contract as well. We are happy to consider interim-professionals for this role.


  • Lead a small accounting team consisting of 2 FTEs (excl. the CFO)
  • Organize financial processes for 6 entities in the Netherlands and USA (incl. accounting for donations, payables, payroll, cash, expenses, VAT) using Oracle Netsuite
  • Provide reliable, clear and standardized monthly management reporting with relevant analysis and projection of income, costs, FTE development and cashflow forecasts
  • Create and monitor project budgets and forecasts to ensure that all large expenditures are properly planned and financed
  • Plan and coordinate the annual report and audit in the Netherlands and USA
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements (incl. ANBI, Corporate Tax, VAT tax, US filings) and communicate with our advisors
  • Work with project and procurement managers to ensure financial control over projects


  • Proven academic excellence; A degree with a financial focus (RA / RC / CA / CPA / CIMA or equivalent) 
  • 3-5 years of finance experience in a fast moving, goal driven organization 
  • Proficient in English, basic knowledge of Dutch is helpful

Personal qualifications:

·        You are in the top 10% of your peers; you have excelled academically and/or otherwise

·        You combine high professional standards with practical and efficient solutions

·        You are fast learning, self-starting and pragmatic

·        You are strong-minded but will pivot if the situation requires

·        You have strong communication and organizational skills

·        You thrive in a high-paced, international environments 

·        You go into relentless detail where needed, but keep going back to the perspective of our overall mission