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Financial Controller

Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsFinance

Why you’ll love this job

Are you looking for the next step in your Finance career and eager to take responsibility and ownership? As our first dedicated Financial Controller, you’ll be our go-to person with respect to the reporting on our achieved results. You’ll monitor the quality of our financials (of all our entities; yes also in the US), take ownership on accounting/reporting and the consolidation process, deal with future auditors, and be a hands-on sparring partner of our Business controller.

Impacting geopolitics with revolutionary OSINT, AI, and data science

At Datenna we make the world more transparent. By harnessing the power of open-source intelligence, we equip governments with a data-driven intelligence platform on China’s industry and innovation landscape.

Our fast-growing, international tech company consists of a good mix of talented youngsters and thought leaders, who constantly integrate new innovations into our product to stay ahead of any competition.

How you'll make a difference:

  • You’ll coordinate the periodic closings on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Report the actuals (balance sheet, P&L and cashflow) together with the business controller to the Management Team
  • You’ll monitor the various general ledger accounts and cost centers, debtors, and external reporting requirements
  • Provide information, support and coordinate external audits and accounting services
  • Optimize and automate financial processes: becoming audit-ready and in control
  • You’ll be teaming up with the business controller and be a business partner for the Management Team
  • Monitor compliance with tax and accounting requirements

What makes you a great candidate:

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a financial control, audit, or accounting environment
  • You are able to guide and support your team (2 part-time administrators/bookkeepers)
  • Proficient level of English
  • Proficient level of Excel
  • You’re experienced in dealing with auditors/accountants
  • Knowledge of Dutch GAAP
  • You enjoy working with new tooling and following recent developments (with respect to consolidation, administration, payments etc.)
  •  BA/MSc degree in accounting or economics or a related field.

*Please note that applicants may be subject to a screening process*

Why you’ll love Datenna

  • Amazing colleagues 🥰
  • Competitive salary (not like a typical start-up!)
  • 30 holidays (as long as you promise to come back 😉)
  • Full access to Coursera and 10% of your working hours dedicated to learning
  • Hybrid working and flexible working hours to organize your own agenda
  • A nice working environment in the centre of Eindhoven – with good coffee, fresh fruits & snacks, daily freshly prepared lunch, and a beautiful roof terrace
  • Weekly Thursday afternoon drinks and board games
  • All essentials: state-of-the-art hardware, pension scheme and traveling allowance
  • Read more about our culture 👉🏻

Interested? Then apply now via the button below! We’re looking forward to receiving your application 😊