Netherlands - Controller m/f

Our client is fast growing pioneer in developing data centers across Africa and a key player in the continent's digitalization, building and operating high level equipment with a maximum reliability.
In this context, we are looking for a Group Controller (m/f)

Based in our office in Amsterdam, the Group Controller will be the link between Finance and Business Operations. In this role you work closely with CFO, COO, VP Finance, in country GMs, Sales, PMs, Contract Management, Operation Team.

As Group Controller, you will have to build up a solid reporting system for the benefit of the Management inclusive of KPIs analysis, planning and forecasting.
Education required
- Working closely with the operation team, the Group Controller must build and implement an adequate system to monitor the performance of the business (from construction to sales)
- Create a sound reporting system in relation to main KPIs, and harmonize the reporting across the different countries
- Prepare detailed month-end reports for the CFO, inclusive of forecast (P&L and cash flow), variances and KPI analysis (commercial, operational, financial)
- Define and implement appropriate tools to assess the performance of each country
- Support the definition of the sales pricing model in each Country
- Support the CFO and the VP Finance in the development of action plans to bridge financial gaps
- Review the company's financial statements to ensure they are accurate, particularly in respect of IFRS application
- Coordinate the implementation and proper application of the Transfer Pricing model across the Group
- Recommend changes in policies or procedures that will improve financial performance and compliance
- Develop and coordinate the reporting for the Audit & Risk Committee at Group level
Experience required
- Bachelor in Accounting or Finance
- CPA or CMA qualified
- Minimum 7 years of experience in corporate accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting and development of policies and procedures.
- Advanced knowledge of IFRS is a requirement
- Knowledge and experience in Transfer pricing
- Previous exposure to African countries would be considered a plus
- Fluent in English
- Knowledge of the investment appraisal process (investment choices, NPV, ROIC).
- Advanced knowledge of excel and financial planning
- Previous knowledge/exposure to the data center industry is highly appreciated
You wish to join an industry pioneer, you are ready to shape the future of Africa's digital economy? Feel free to contact us!
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Construction & Infrastructures
Construction & Infrastructures
Permanent contract
Long term
Working language
English, French
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