Job profile

Role: Financial Controller
Location: Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands (near Amsterdam/Schiphol Airport)
Salary: Competitive depending on experience and skills

We are currently sourcing a Financial Controller. If you are a ‘to the point’ guy and you can identify yourself with this point by point job listing, read on because we are looking for you!   The Financial Controller supports and advises the management with financial issues. The financial controller engages in all financial aspects of financial management such as financial reports, income statements, balance sheets, budgets, P&L’s and yearly financial statements.

Duties and responsibilities

Manage the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives:

  • Act as the first point of contact for the accounting department, internally as well as externally;
  • Day-to-day management of the accounting department;
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Distribution and planning of tasks and responsibilities within the team;
  • Coordinate and verify financial projects within the company.

Ensuring the financial objectives are met by preparing budget’s and financial forecasts, planning the expenditures, analyzing variances, and carrying out necessary corrections that may arise:

  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions;
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Support month-end and year-end closing processes, reports and snapshots;
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements and monthly / quarterly reports on liquidity, operating costs and balance sheet;
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics (such as short- and long term cash flow, foreign currencies, tax preparations, liquidity etc.).

Ensuring compliance with debtors through strict debtor management policies both short- as long term:

  • Develop, implement and formalize policies;
  • Execute & ensure compliance to these policies;
  • Manage credit collections through Atradius.

Ensuring compliance with creditors policies to obtain a reliable and accurate insight into the creditors position:

  • Develop, implement and formalize policies;
  • Execute & ensure compliance to these policies;
  • Manage payments to i.e. China and create insight for the management;
  • Develop and implement a procurement policy.

Manage IT related issues with regards to the financial processes within the organization:

  • (Further) automate the financial administration and its processes;
  • Management of financial interfaces with external systems such as website’s, payment providers etc.;
  • Participate in the ERP project group to ensure the financial stability of the software.


We require a financial controller that fits perfectly in a constant changing environment. He / she works accurate, picks up on things unsolicited, is a strong communicator and has an enthusiastic & positive image. Also, he / she has an entrepreneurial and commercial drive to help build the success of the organization, has great analytical skills and always builds bridges to connect all parties. This person should have qualifications that include:

  • A bachelor + degree in business economics;
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience;
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel;
  • Knowledge of Exact Online is a plus;
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in both Dutch and English, to communicate at all levels and give work assignments;
  • Integrity in the processing of sensitive data such as financial and / or personal data;
  • A pragmatic attitude.

Working conditions

The usual office hours are from 9am to 5.30pm (with a 30 minutes break) on Monday till Friday, or plus minus once per 2-3 weeks from 2.30pm until 11pm with a 30 minutes’ dinner break at 6.30pm. The financial manager is required to work average 1 to 3 evening shifts per month.

Direct report

Financial executive (2x)

Who are you?

You like giving structure to everything and this is reflected in your daily work. You are happy when all issues are resolved and you like working ‘behind the comma’. Precise, reliable and accurate are your character traits. You have a tip-top work attitude with good knowledge of IT systems. You are proactive and obviously, figures are your best friend.

Who are we?

We are OppoSuits and we make suits. What started out as an idea while traveling through Southeast Asia has grown into a very successful adventure that has already taken us halfway across the globe. In just four years we’ve set up a range of over 60 designs, got customers in over 50 countries and more media coverage than we can keep track of. We want to provide people with quality, yet affordable suits. Our suits represent men who don’t take themselves too seriously but still want to maintain a sense of style. Over the last few years we have proven that there’s a substantial group of people out there who think the same. OppoSuits created a new category within the fashion industry and is present in almost all major department stores in the US. Of course we also have massive presence and success in our home turf Europe and the next continent Australia is just about to get started.


Do you think you have what it takes? Does this job have your name written all over it? Then please send your resume and cover letter in English to right away!