Senior Financial Controller

  • Anti-Counterfeit Printing
  • Amsterdam
  • €90,000 to €110,000 + Benefits Package
  • JOB-5388 CRO

An established name in security printing for banknotes, stamps, certificates and brand protection, our client is looking to appoint a Senior Financial Controller to lead its accounting team in the Amsterdam region.

The Position:

As the most senior of three members in our client’s finance team, the appointed Senior Financial Controller will:

  • Provide strategic financial advice to the Managing Director of the company.
  • Deliver the annual statutory audit of group entities.
  • Lead the monthly compilation of group management accounts.
  • Optimize strategy and implement procedures and controls.
  • Control month-end reconciliations, processes, and procedures.
  • Analyse margin, with supporting financial commentary.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Manage cash flow, payment approval, credit control and cost control.
  • Provide commercial support to pricing and tender submissions.
  • Appraise and manage the development of finance team members.
  • Supervise the payroll function and coordinate pension schemes / HR systems.
  • Oversee all local statutory tax filings, working with outside experts.
  • Provide insight into production cost structures, cost allocations, cost price calculations and quoted commercial sales prices.
  • Liaise with head office finance teams overseas.


  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, FCA or equivalent) with a minimum 3 years’ post-qualifying experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with an audit background.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch AND English
  • The ability to communicate complex financial data to non-finance employees.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS365 software and financial packages
  • The ability to proactively spot problems, identify potential efficiencies, and suggest improvements.