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Financial Controller

The purpose of this function is to correctly, timely and efficiently execute the Financial Accounting and Tax Reporting for the Dutch business with a strong focus on improvement and embedding of internal controls for effective and qualitative Financial Reporting. Due to the importance of the position, we are seeking a high calibre candidate who is working within the EHQ in the Netherlands, to maintain control of the Finance function.


  • Management of general ledgers to trial balance level and ensure all nominated Balance Sheet Accounts are reconciled monthly
  • Preparation of the monthly and quarterly for US GAAP
  • Prepare and review intercompany reconciliations, to include monthly invoice process and RIP payments

Preparation of financial forecasts:

  • Production of monthly full P&L forecasts for all Dutch entities.
  • Liaising with colleagues from various management reporting divisions to compile a consolidated forecast for the various legal entities.
  • Timely preparation and filing of annual local financial accounts to be filed with KvK

Management of Dutch debt structures:

Managing loans between Netherlands and other entities ensuring loan renewal dates and interest rates are managed in line with Dutch transfer pricing rules

Management of cash repatriation from overseas subsidiaries:

Liaising with colleagues in China, India, Ireland and Canada to determine level of distributable reserves in each jurisdiction and working with colleagues in treasury, tax and legal to move cash back to the Netherlands

Management of cash repatriation from Netherlands to US:

Determine level of distributable reserves in the Netherlands liaise with external auditors and tax, legal and treasury colleagues to move cash to US

  • Liaising with local tax advisors to provide all information required to prepare and file local corporate income tax returns
  • Preparation and filing of VAT returns
  • Assist in Payroll reporting and benefits such as pension, travel vouchers etc
  • Ensure SOX internal controls are correctly executed within Financial Control Department

Position Requirements/Qualifications

  • ACA or ACCA, Associate Charted Accountant, Completed Accountancy degree
  • 5 years relevant work experience in international environment
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Preferably experience with Oracle
  • Strong analytical skills, pro-active, and customer focused
  • A well-rounded knowledge of all accounting functions
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Good numeracy and keyboard skills with high level of accuracy
  • Knowledge of VAT

Our client offers excellent working conditions including market competitive salary, benefits and the chance to work in a highly professional international environment.

For more information on Madison Parker International or this position, please call Salah El Kholali on +31(0)70 387 5911 or email your resume directly to

Job Details

  • Location: Rotterdam
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 21 Nov 2018
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