Finance Manager | Undutchables

Finance Manager

Amersfoort, reference 2020-01142

Job description

You, the Finance Manager will manage all financial functions of my client, including financial accounting, management accounting – financial planning, cash management and tax matters. You will be responisble for EMEA, but also will work closely with the HQ in America.

Primary responsibilities
  • Operationally manage treasury, budgeting / forecasting, audit, tax, accounting, controlling, planning & analysis, purchasing and insurance activities.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable invoices recording in the general (and sub-) ledger and preparation of timely payments. Provide hands-on support to A/P activities as needed.
  • Ensure compliance policies on Travel & Expense by performing a regular risk-based audit of expenses that have been submitted using audit report functionality in Concur.
  • Manage the monthly payroll process for currently 10 countries: managing timelines, (spot) checking payroll output and verifying payroll transactions (Payroll processing itself is a performed by a third-party vendor), reconciling the associated balance sheet accounts.
  • Hands-on involvement and overall management of the annual OPEX budgeting and quarterly OPEX forecasting process.
  • Support tenders by participating in project teams to represent Finance and by managing requesting Bank Guarantees or arranging Deposits as needed -in close collaboration with the US based Treasury team.
  • Manage the aging of outstanding customer receivables in close coordination and cooperation with Customer Services and the Treasury Department.
  • Oversee / Ensure Dutch VAT compliance. Manage foreign VAT filings in France and Germany. Manage the reclaim process for Foreign VAT for countries where they are not registered for VAT. Backup for the Financial Accountant for the preparation of data for / submitting the VAT filings..
  • Backup for activities to ensure Proper accounting and reconciliation of deferred revenue.
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and annual Financial closing of the accounts in a complete and accurate manner that strictly adheres to the Company’s periodic close calendar.
  • Processing and recording of balance sheet accounts such as prepayments and accruals.
  • Cash flow forecasting as needed.
  • Monthly creation and review of reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Manage Internal and External audits.
  • Quarterly create the Dutch Warehouse(s) inventory reconciliation in close cooperation with the US based Sr. Accounting Manager and the NL based Customer Services, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain teams.


What do you need?
Education and experience
  • Bachelor degree (master’s degree is a plus) in finance, accounting, auditing or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience at a financial department.
  • Excellent understanding of US GAAP and IFRS financial reporting standards.
  • Big 4 audit experience is a plus.
  • Ability to operate in an international setting for a US organization.
  • Excellent understanding of internal controls and Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
  • Strong personality, proactive, analytical and result oriented.
  • Organizational time management, workload prioritization, ability to work with deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and Quality oriented
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.
  • Experienced with Oracle EBS and Hyperion is a plus.

Working conditions

You will be working via Undutchables, this is a temporary to permanent contract.
The salary is in accordance to your experience.

Salary from: €0,-
Salary to: €0,-

Company description

Our client is active in the pharmaceutical industry, they are looking to find a new Finance Manager for the EMEA market.
Do you have experience with managing all financial functions for a company?
Are you the person who has a strong knowledge about Financial Accounting, Financial Planning, Cash Management and Tax Matters? Stop looking now and apply!

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Mark van der Velden, Undutchables Utrecht
Back to overview

Want to apply?

Recruiter contact

Mark van der Velden
Undutchables Utrecht
T: +31(0)634154092


Are you already registered with Undutchables?

Become a member

Would you like to receive our Undutchables Newsletter? In this newsletter we will give you guidance on working in the Netherlands or in Sweden and working with internationals, let you know about upcoming events and share interesting articles.