PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the hottest startups by Wired 2 years in a row – is looking for a enthusiastic and ambitious Financial Controller who joins us to experience the dynamics of fast growing environment.

 

In this role you will be the financial conscience of the executive team and support the CEO on all financial matters. You will be responsible for the corporate financial planning process, comparing actuals to budgets and explaining variances, monitoring performance and margins, preparing last estimates and long-term projections. At the same time you’ll be responsible for the month end process and own the financial accounts and be directly responsible for ensuring that monthly entries are recorded in an accurate and timely manner

 

Responsibilities:

  • The corporate financial planning process including preparation of annual and longer term projections
  • Review of commercial performance and margins in comparison to projections and analyze differences
  • Full ownership of the financial accounts including reconciliations to supporting documentation
  • Responsible for monthly close, ensuring accuracy and completeness of accounting entries in required timelines
  • Prepare monthly reporting for internal purposes
  • Suggest and implement improvements in the accounting process
  • Connect with other team members to ensure the numbers are a true reflection of the operation of the company
  • Providing Finance support to the CEO in strategic/funding processes
  • Managing external contacts with lawyers, banks & payment providers, accountants and tax advisors when needed

Requirements:

This role is ideal for a flexible and independent financial controller who thrives in a rapidly growing environment. You:

  • Have a relevant accounting degree
  • Have 4 + years of experience in a big 4 auditing firm or have worked in similar role previously
  • Have strong Excel skills
  • Are detail oriented while still able to keep an overview while you are good at setting priorities
  • Preferably have worked with Exact On-line before
  • Are a team player who is also perfectly able to work independently
  • Have excellent planning skills and can deal with time limits
  • Have good communication skills (Fluent English & ideally Dutch)

Why PastBook:

  • A full-time job in an amazing workplace in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein) with a great team environment and lots of positive energy
  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young organization with people from many different countries: we are a game changing innovator
  • The chance to learn and grow in your role (with the potential for growth with the company) and collaborate with other talented people who challenge you every day
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]

 

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