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
it's my job
THE JOB AT BACKBASE
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
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.
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.