Junior Financial Controller

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Junior Financial Controller 

Competitive Salary and benefits package
Amsterdam, Netherlands


The Role
•    Together with the Senior Financial Controller, act as business partners to CIO & IM leadership team
•    Provide critical financial insights into the performance of the ICT department & its future potential
•    Analyse & review financial performance
•    Deliver sound insight to the IT operations teams on their operational costs, with clear explanations of deviations from budgets & forecast
•    Support the Senior Financial controller and the IM leadership team on the set up & review of business cases for IT project investments (both capex and opex).
•    Ensure accounting compliance
•    Ensure the accuracy of data and the accounts
•    Proactively seek to deliver continuous improvement through collaboration, mutual support, feedback & brainstorming
•    Collaborate in projects and initiatives to standardize, streamline & automate processes within the Functional Control team
About You
•    Graduate in a relevant subject, such as Accounting, Economics or Business Studies
•    Experience in a business partnering financial role (such as business controlling, FP&A, cost control) 
•    Sound understanding of key accounting principles (IFRS) & accounting systems (SAP, HFM hyperion)
•    Hands-on proactive attitude 
•    Eye for detail & accuracy
•    Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key
•    Not afraid to challenge & remain objective whilst being supportive in achieving goals
•    Experience in forecasting, budgeting & capex/opex investment projects a big plus
•    Keen to develop in Power BI and other dashboarding tools


What Is In It For You 
AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands.  You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability.


We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:

•    Competitive Salary
•    STI Bonus
•    46 Days’ vacation
•    Hybrid working 
•    AkzoNobel pension plan
•    Commuting costs 


How to Apply 
Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. 


We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  


We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.


If applicable, it is essential that you have a visa that allows you to work in The Netherlands

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 24850