• Assistant Financial Controller

Confidentieel Amsterdam Vast 40 uur € 50.000 - € 55.000 Financiële dienstverlening Bachelor (HBO) Young Professional

Assistant Financial Controller

What are you going to do
For our client, we are looking for a Financial Controller. Our client cooperates with a major international bank, Morgan Stanley, the parties work together to actively manage several billion dollars of assets to increase investor wealth in the long term.
The bank has been appointed as an investment advisor to funds investing in infrastructure, real estate and other types of assets worldwide. Our client manages many of the corporate entities that make up these funds with a best-in-class and groundbreaking service. The primary role is to navigate the regulatory and legal landscape while managing financial reporting and cash flows. The entities are mainly served from the Netherlands, where the majority of the approximately 50 employees are located.
As a Financial Controller, you are jointly responsible for accounting and transaction matters in this challenging position, and you prepare the annual accounts and reports for the various entities together with your colleagues. You report to a Senior Controller.
We are looking for someone who likes variety but who can also work independently in a structured way. You enjoy working at an international club, so your English is excellent. In addition, you want to continuously develop yourself, you are of course very accurate and you pay attention to details.
Your tasks and responsibilities
  • Accounting, reporting, cash management, tax related processes, regulatory and statutory compliance activities for several Dutch companies within investment structures in close collaboration with his/her manager. This includes, amongst others:
    • Accounting
    • Quarterly reporting
    • Year-end reporting for Fund, regulatory and tax purposes
    • Dutch GAAP and IFRS financial statements
    • Assistance with payments, invoices and cash management related activities
    • Assistance with VAT and CIT returns
  • Close cooperating with foreign service providers for property companies for accounting, reporting, cash management, decision memo’s, legal agreements and tax related processes
  • Administrative assistance such as organizing periodic board meetings, archiving and server folder management
  • Assistance with investment related work flows, such as the review of corporate documents and agreements
  • Proactively supports his/her manager by informing the directors on developments
  • Liaising and communicating with internal and external parties such as auditors, tax advisors, legal advisors, asset managers, property managers and investment managers
Your profile
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accountancy, Controlling, Business Administration and/or Finance
  • Up to three years of working experience in accounting/bookkeeping or audit, preferably in an international environment
  • Computer literate, preferably has experience with AccountView and/or Caseware
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Dutch and English (both written and spoken)
  • Pro-active attitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong planning and organizing capabilities
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Team player with a make-it-happen attitude
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Eager to learn and willing to develop him/herself
Your offer
  • €50.000 - €55.000, depending on previous work experience
  • You gain international experience without a corporate culture and work in an impactful and challenging environment
  • A variable bonus
  • 27 vacation days
  • A non-contributory pension
  • Ability to flexibly organize your hours and work from home
  • Travel allowance / NS card
  • Work from home allowance
  • Training budget (EUR 2200 ex VAT)
Company information
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving
Our client is a tailor-made entity management and investment solution that works exclusively with, but is independent from, a major international bank, Morgan Stanley. The parties are collaborating to actively manage several billion dollars in assets to increase investor wealth in the long term.
The bank has been appointed as an investment advisor to funds investing in infrastructure, real estate and other types of assets worldwide. The Platform manages many of the corporate entities that make up these funds with a best-in-class and groundbreaking service. Our client's primary role is to navigate the regulatory and legal landscape while managing financial reporting and cash flows. The entities are mainly served from the Netherlands, where the majority of the approximately 50 employees are located.
Our client is a key driver of collaboration throughout the investment cycle, bringing together commercial, legal and other considerations and making informed and responsible decisions with advice from the bank. Our client also makes available directors and asset managers to be part of the corporate management structure of these entities and are therefore the decision makers of the main transactions.
By being employees of the funds, there is an inherent owner mentality that contributes to an exceptional level of care and focus on risk; to guarantee a first-class service and to put the interests of the investors first.
For more information, an original job profile and the salary indication, please contact us.

What are you going to do

For our client, we are looking for a Financial Controller. Our client cooperates with a major international bank, Morgan Stanley, the parties work together to actively manage several billion dollars of assets to increase investor wealth in the long term.
The bank has been appointed as an investment advisor to funds investing in infrastructure, real estate and other types of assets worldwide. Our client manages many of the corporate entities that make up these funds with a best-in-class and groundbreaking service. The primary role is to navigate the regulatory and legal landscape while managing financial reporting and cash flows. The entities are mainly served from the Netherlands, where the majority of the approximately 50 employees are located.
As a Financial Controller, you are jointly responsible for accounting and transaction matters in this challenging position, and you prepare the annual accounts and reports for the various entities together with your colleagues. You report to a Senior Controller.
We are looking for someone who likes variety but who can also work independently in a structured way. You enjoy working at an international club, so your English is excellent. In addition, you want to continuously develop yourself, you are of course very accurate and you pay attention to details.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Accounting, reporting, cash management, tax related processes, regulatory and statutory compliance activities for several Dutch companies within investment structures in close collaboration with his/her manager. This includes, amongst others:
    • Accounting
    • Quarterly reporting
    • Year-end reporting for Fund, regulatory and tax purposes
    • Dutch GAAP and IFRS financial statements
    • Assistance with payments, invoices and cash management related activities
    • Assistance with VAT and CIT returns
  • Close cooperating with foreign service providers for property companies for accounting, reporting, cash management, decision memo’s, legal agreements and tax related processes
  • Administrative assistance such as organizing periodic board meetings, archiving and server folder management
  • Assistance with investment related work flows, such as the review of corporate documents and agreements
  • Proactively supports his/her manager by informing the directors on developments
  • Liaising and communicating with internal and external parties such as auditors, tax advisors, legal advisors, asset managers, property managers and investment managers

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accountancy, Controlling, Business Administration and/or Finance
  • Up to three years of working experience in accounting/bookkeeping or audit, preferably in an international environment
  • Computer literate, preferably has experience with AccountView and/or Caseware
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Dutch and English (both written and spoken)
  • Pro-active attitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong planning and organizing capabilities
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Team player with a make-it-happen attitude
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Eager to learn and willing to develop him/herself

Your offer

  • €50.000 - €55.000, depending on previous work experience
  • You gain international experience without a corporate culture and work in an impactful and challenging environment
  • A variable bonus
  • 27 vacation days
  • A non-contributory pension
  • Ability to flexibly organize your hours and work from home
  • Travel allowance / NS card
  • Work from home allowance
  • Training budget (EUR 2200 ex VAT)

Company information

How long will it take you to get there?
Our client is a tailor-made entity management and investment solution that works exclusively with, but is independent from, a major international bank, Morgan Stanley. The parties are collaborating to actively manage several billion dollars in assets to increase investor wealth in the long term.
The bank has been appointed as an investment advisor to funds investing in infrastructure, real estate and other types of assets worldwide. The Platform manages many of the corporate entities that make up these funds with a best-in-class and groundbreaking service. Our client's primary role is to navigate the regulatory and legal landscape while managing financial reporting and cash flows. The entities are mainly served from the Netherlands, where the majority of the approximately 50 employees are located.
Our client is a key driver of collaboration throughout the investment cycle, bringing together commercial, legal and other considerations and making informed and responsible decisions with advice from the bank. Our client also makes available directors and asset managers to be part of the corporate management structure of these entities and are therefore the decision makers of the main transactions.
By being employees of the funds, there is an inherent owner mentality that contributes to an exceptional level of care and focus on risk; to guarantee a first-class service and to put the interests of the investors first.
For more information, an original job profile and the salary indication, please contact us.

Application procedure

  • Apply to the vacancy on our website and add your resume
  • Have an introductory meeting at our office
  • Have an interview with the client
  • Have a second, and possibly, a third, interview with the client
  • If necessary make an assessment, and receive an offer you can’t refuse
  • Sign the contract and you will be ready to start your new job at your new employer!
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