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Manager Finance & Control

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JOB FUNCTIONS

The Manager Finance & Control exercises financial leadership in guiding the organization in realising its growth ambition. In this role you are responsible for providing sound business support and analysis across the organization.
You need to drive professionalism and continuous improvement in the organization while keeping our entrepreneurial culture in mind. You need to enjoy working in an international, dynamic and sometimes hectic environment to be successful in this role.
    Who are you?

    Bachelor+ or Master degree in Finance or Accounting
    10+ years experience of which 5+ years in a similar role
    Proven track record in driving finance transformation and automation,
    Successful track record in revenue recognition, cost control, project control
    Highly skilled in BI, good working knowledge of common ERP systems
    Highly energetic and driven personality
    Hands-on and data driven
    Dynamic, team-player with a sense of humour
    Smart and articulate
    Fluent written and spoken English is a must, Dutch is a nice to have
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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

The ideal candidate is someone with strong business acumen, is able to see the big picture and yet know the details and is willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get the job done. You will report directly to the CFO.

Responsibilities:

Manage central accounting & control for 9 legal entities, with 10 offices in 6 countries

Monthly/quarterly/yearly closings, reporting packages and audits

Planning & Control cycle

Lead AR, AP, banking and General Ledger accounting department (9 FTE)

Lead business controlling (2 FTE)

Ad hoc business and financial analysis for management

Finance transformation & automation: drive the change towards rhythms & routines fit to our ambition (e.g. fast closing, business partnering, rolling forecast)

What you need to succeed:

Digital mindset; understanding the digital opportunities for finance to increase efficiency and improve management reporting

Positive attitude, highly energetic, collaborative, team player and comfortable in a fluid environment that changes as the business evolves

Strong analytical and accounting skills

Outstanding communication skills; business partnership skills, must understand key business
drivers, ability to communicate financial implications/business impact and provide recommendations

High attention to details with excellent organizational skills and ability to take charge, set objectives, drive to results; team oriented.

Have an understanding of the international tax landscape.

Combine a strategic view with a hands on approach apply now

REASONS TO 
JOIN BACKBASE

develop yourself

Use your yearly training budget to polish your skills. Join one of the knowledge-sharing breakfasts to discover more or come to a guild meeting to share ideas.

a global community

With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

pride and fun

We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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This is the place you need to be… We want to know you and your skills.

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BUSINESS SUPPORT

We’re a big department! We’re Recruitment and HR hiring the talents globally and making sure you feel part of the Backbase family. We’re Office Management and ICT making sure we have the best working environment.  We’re Finance, Legal and Compliance providing proper support for our business to expand.

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BUSINESS SUPPORT

We all come together to help the business make the smartest decisions and to create a great work experience for everyone at Backbase.  You measure, asses, automate and drive forward – in short – help our employees with any obstacles they might have along the way. Working together with global offices daily is not always easy. You are constantly on top of the game facilitating rapid the rapid growth of Backbase. From a vendor invoice to contract with a new client, from onboarding of the new hires to opening a new hub. 900 employees, more than 10 locations, and over 100 clients means there’s no time to get bored.

opportunities

You will have plenty of space to identify improvements and act upon it. If you are a curious and proactive type – you’d love it!

big responsibility

You will work on projects that make a difference with a true share of autonomy and trust.

problem solvers

There’s no issue that you can’t solve! Nothing is impossible and you know it too!

partners in growth

You will work hand in hand with departments across Backbase to ensure smooth execution of strategic goals.

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  • Amsterdam 50
  • Atlanta 3
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  • Cardiff 11
  • Dubai 1
  • Frankfurt 1
  • London 4
  • Melbourne 2
  • Mexico City 2
  • Princeton 3
  • Providence 1
  • Singapore 7
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BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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CULTURE

Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

relocation

Cash allowance, accommodation for 1 month, reimbursed travel costs, and support with settling in. 

lunch

Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

social

Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

health

Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

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  • Atlanta 4
  • Boise 2
  • Cardiff 13
  • Frankfurt 1
  • London 4
  • Melbourne 3
  • Mexico City 1
  • Princeton 3
  • Singapore 5
  • Tokyo 1
  • Toronto 5
  • Utrecht 3
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OUR VALUES

We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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OUR VALUES

No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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OUR VALUES

We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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OUR VALUES

We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

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OUR VALUES

We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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APPLICATION PROCESS

Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at recruitment@backbase.com.

Let’s Connect

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Let’s Meet

Let’s find out how you and Backbase can work together. We’ll call you for an open discussion, so feel free to ask any questions that you might have.

Let’s DeepDive

The next step in your journey is to meet us in person. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or a technical test. Again, the process differs per role, your Recruiter will tell you all about it.

Welcome to the family!

It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

 

 

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  • Amsterdam 49
  • Atlanta 7
  • Boise 2
  • Cardiff 11
  • Dubai 1
  • Frankfurt 1
  • London 4
  • Melbourne 2
  • Mexico City 2
  • Princeton 3
  • Providence 1
  • Singapore 7
  • Tokyo 1
  • Toronto 6
  • Utrecht 2
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