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Senior Business Controller

  • Location:

    Utrecht

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €65000 - €100000 per jaar

  • Contact:

    Ritik Gulati

  • Contact email:

    Ritik.Gulati@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-042024-243883_1716801787

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-18

Senior Business Controller

Utrecht area €65,000-100,000 per year (all-in)

We believe that money can change the world for the better. In fact, this organization was founded on this belief. Our mission is to create a society that protects and promotes the quality of life of all its members with human dignity at its core.

The investment management subsidiary of this organization is a globally recognized leader in impact investing and currently manages 20 funds invested in both Europe and emerging markets. Over the years the business has grown to EUR 5.7 billion. This growth is the result of deep market sector insights and knowledge in combination with the sustainability objectives and commitment of the partners. We work with around 220 co-workers; diversity is key which is mirrored in an international group of people where authenticity is valued. Currently, due to one team-member moving to another position, we are looking for a new colleague who will take on the role of Senior Business Controller.

How you will make a difference

You will help us to 'finance change to change finance', by managing financial information and all associated analyses and internal reports.

Together with your team

  • You will maintain a network of internal stakeholders to further enhance our role as strategic business partner
  • You will create and improve analysis models for presentations and reports
  • You will gather, analyse and monitor information for the three-year planning, annual budgets and rolling forecasts: also for the offered funds
  • You will improve and support business cases by challenging assumptions which are translated into advice (both solicited and unsolicited)
  • You will support the team in creating and implementing (key) performance indicators to provide steering information for senior and fund management

What you will bring

Your unique potential and your values matter for us most. We look for people who are self-aware and who think in a holistic way, always conscious about their impact on society, environment, and the economy.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • provide added value by recognizing and expressing improvement opportunities
  • have attention to detail, analytical mindset and capacity to work under stress and tight deadlines
  • be a team player and support our organization's mission

Furthermore, it is expected that you will have:

  • Extensive work experience in a similar role, preferably from banking industry or financial institution
  • A strong understanding of accounting standards, regulations, and rulings
  • Highly developed analytic, financial modelling and reporting skills
  • A thrive on critical inquiry, detailed analysis, and the pursuis excellence
  • Excellent command of MS Office Excel, preferably proficient in MS Power Query
  • Knowledge of Exact (Globe) and Tagetik is not required but considered an advantage
  • Good command of English (preferably also Dutch), both written and oral
  • Outstanding communication and social skills, enabling you to effectively connect and collaborate within diverse teams and senior management

Your future colleagues

You will be part of the Controlling team. The team consists of three senior business controllers, headed by the Director Finance & Control. The Controlling team is considered a strategic business partner by applying advanced analyses and a forward-looking way of working.

What we offer you

  1. An inspiring work culture

The most important thing about working with us is that you are part of community that is changing the world for the better. We are constantly improving our work culture to create conditions where every person can thrive, so you are able to:

  • Find a sense of meaning in your work
  • Create positive energy and impact with your co-workers
  • Build mutual trust and respect in working relationships
  • Enjoy fulfilment at a professional and personal level
  1. A comfortable working environment

The award-winning sustainable head office is based in area Utrecht. Combined with working from home, it is an inspiring place to work and connect with your colleagues.

  1. Great remuneration & working conditions
  • A base salary in between €4,650-€7,100 per month (based on 40 hours per week)
  • an attractive pension policy
  • a mobility card (including free private travels)
  • flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home
  • reimbursement of a company bicycle to the max of € 1,500
  • 30 holiday days with a 40-hour working week + the option of buying 2 weeks of extra holiday days
  • extra leave to contribute to voluntary work
  • a range of education and training opportunities
  • the option to join our collective health insurance
  • a working from home allowance per home office day
  • suitable home office equipment up to € 750 every 5 years

Sounds interesting?

Everyone is welcome to join. The culture is built on values that aim to benefit both society and individuals. We are committed to equity and diversity, and we value everyone's perspective. We strive to create an environment in which all co-workers and our broader community can feel safe and included.

If you feel that you want to make a difference, don't hesitate to join the community by applying for this role. You can reach out to Ritik Gulati on 020 808 1264 | Ritik.Gulati@oliverjames.com.

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