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Senior Financial Controller (m/f/d)


We are looking for an ambitious
Senior Financial Controller (m/f/d)
(unlimited, full-time) to join Arvato Financial Solutions in Heerenveen (partly mobile office possible)

We are hiring in spite of COVID-19!
We are still growing and looking for you.
The application process is completely digitalized.  

Who we are
Let's be honest, finance is complicated.
So we at Arvato Financial Solutions are proud to be guiding international as well as renowned local companies through the complex world of cash flows. Whether our customers sell shoes in e-commerce or offer telecommunications services, our services ensure efficient credit management for the best possible financial performance. Our approximately 7,000 employees solve new challenges in payments and complex data riddles every day, and do so cleverly, analytically and with an eye for every little detail as that is our DNA. We are seeking colleagues who want to take an active part in this - whether they are young professional, IT specialists, data analysts, advisers, managers or lateral entrants. And thanks to our presence in around 15 countries with a focus on Europe, there will usually be the right job available nearby.


Description of position
We are looking for a Financial Controller (m/f/d) who has the overall responsibility on all Financial topics within the Dutch entities, i.e. our unit Arvato infoscore and our Afterpay business. The Financial Controller team works closely together with the Business Analysis team as well as the local / Business Unit management team and supports the Finance Organization on divisional and group level.

What you are expected to do

  • Responsibility for an accurate P&L and Balance sheet according to IFRS and local GAAP standards as well as Bertelsmann Guidelines.
  • Responsibility for the contribution scheme with cost allocations ensuring the data quality for the management.
  • Analyzing and explaining P&L, Balance sheets and the Contribution Scheme in close collaboration with the Business Analysis Team and the local Management.
  • Sparring partner to local and functional teams.
  • Reforecast and Budget process for the Dutch entities.
  • Local Responsibility for masterdata, divisional and group reporting systems, implementing amendments and changes.
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly closing responsibilities and financial reporting as well as AdHoc reporting.
  • Correct handling of VAT due to Dutch Tax rules as well as being the local contact to Government and Local Tax consultants.
  • Contact person for all external and internal audits.
  • Ensure close collaboration with the Shared Service Accounting department and responsibility for the correctness of all bookings & adjustments.
  • Participation in local and divisional projects.
  • Be an active member of the Financial Community and close collaboration with the colleagues in Switzerland and Austria.

What you should bring

  • University degree in Business or Finance or adequate apprenticeship and professional development
  • Senior experience as a Business Controller or Financial Manager with responsibility for 2 or more legal entities
  • Self-driven personality with a logical and structured thinking and a positive, outward and energetic attitude
  • The ability to balance multiple priorities, be detail-oriented, work independently, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ambition to continuously update and develop as a professional in an entrepreneurial organization
  • Experienced in SAP and other reporting tools
  • Excellent skills with the MS Office package in general, and with Excel in particular
  • Excellent bilingual language skills verbally and written (Dutch and English)


Our offer to you 
We will offer a very nice, informal and friendly work environment with some nice International aspects:            

  • Being part of the Arvato Financial Solutions (AFS) division of the Bertelsmann Group, a family of +10.000 professionals 
  • Career opportunities within the Arvato Financial Solutions division
  • Opportunities for personal development & growth, for example: access to online courses at the Bertelsmann University platform ( > 2000 online courses) 
  • Development plans and paths for you to initiate, and together with your manager make it come true 
  • Nice company activities and Friday Drinks (in Dutch: Vrijdagmiddagborrel) as soon as we can work in the office again
  • Flexible office hours and working from home possibilities
  • Laptop, screen & headphone for your home office 
  • Pension contribution 
  • Working from home allowance


We keep what we promise:

More information at Are you already convinced? Then we look forward to receiving your convincing online application with your CV, salary expectations and earliest possible start date. We look forward to applications from candidates who contribute to the diversity of our company. We relate diversity in particular to the dimensions of cultural or social origin, religion, age, disability, gender and sexual identity.




Company: infoscore Nederland B.V. 

Country: Niederlande 

State/Region: Fryslân 

City: Heerenveen 

Postal Code: 8441 

Job ID: 179981


Datum:  11.05.2022

Heerenveen, FR, NL, 8441

Jobsegment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Accounting, Financial, ERP, Technology, Finance

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