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Financial Controller Eastern Europe

Posted 12 Jul 2024
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2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
German (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

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If numbers are your forte, this is where you'll thrive! As a finance professional, you know this is the department that really makes a difference.

Share your talents

As a Financial Controller of Eastern Europe your main focus will be on our Swiss and Austrian entities. You will be working on financial month-end procedures in close collaboration with the accounting assistants who execute most of the journal entries. You will also be responsible for the preparation of the statutory financial statements, external audits, the tax compliance (e.g. VAT) and many more interesting topics. You report into the Senior Manager Financial Control DACH and Eastern Europe. The Financial Control DACH and Eastern Europe team exist of 4 persons including your manager and yourself. The Eastern Europe region is Rituals biggest region at this moment and consists of Switzerland, Austria Germany, Poland and soon even more countries!

In this role you will be in close contact with local office staff and local advisors. You will be doing the analytical review of the P&L and balance sheet, investigating variances and validating the numbers together with stakeholders from the business

Bring all of you

High on energy, low on ego and with a little bit of humour. In addition, you are an ambitious, eager and talented financial. You thrive in a corporate, international setting and you are a team player. On top of this, you have:

  • At least 2 years of work experience as a financial controller or as an (external) auditor.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • German is a big plus.
  • Eligible to work in The Netherlands (working permit).
  • A HBO/WO degree in accounting or finance.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Grounded, approachable personality.
  • Critical yet constructive and positive approach.

You will spend most of your time at our Amsterdam Central Head Office. We hope you can appreciate the view of one of the most iconic Amsterdam canals.

JOIN OUR TEAM

Within the finance department, you work together with approximately 60 ambitious colleagues (of which 17 colleagues in our Financial Control sub-team) from more than 7 nationalities. Rituals offers a challenging role in an eager and diverse Financial Control team, where empowering your colleagues (and vice versa) is part of the deal. Although our proposition encompasses an attractive benefits and compensation package, the (international) scope and impact of the position may appeal to you even more.

By joining Rituals, you’ll get to experience a strong culture and entrepreneurial spirit which empowers you to create your meaningful career. We care about the well-being of our staff, as much as we value the well-being of the planet. Our mission is to make people feel good and touch as many lives as possible. Independent of your role, you will create a positive impact on our daily business.

A GUIDE WITH OUR BENEFITS

If you feel good, our customers feel good. Therefore, as Financial Controller, based on a 40-hour work week, you get:

  • a salary that matches your knowledge and experience.
  • 100% travel allowance for public transport.
  • a MacBook and iPhone.
  • an annual bonus based on business goals
  • opportunities to continuously develop yourself by attending trainings and courses.

YOUR PATH TO A NEW CAREER

Grow with us! The next steps are:

  1. Our recruiter will contact you within 10 working days.
  2. a digital introductory meeting follows.
  3. you do an online assessment.
  4. you have the second interview at our Central Head Office in Amsterdam.
  5. in the event of a positive outcome, you will receive a proposal with the terms of employment.

''We're not here to sell you beauty, we are here to make you feel good''
We are a Dutch brand with a focus on international expansion. Our ambition is to grow sustainably and become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. The first stand-alone store was opened in 2000 at Amsterdams’s Kalverstraat. Today, Rituals operates in more than 730 stores…


''We're not here to sell you beauty, we are here to make you feel good''

We are a Dutch brand with a focus on international expansion. Our ambition is to grow sustainably and become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. The first stand-alone store was opened in 2000 at Amsterdams’s Kalverstraat. Today, Rituals operates in more than 730 stores across 29 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and the Americas/ North and South America; with the aim to open 1,000 stores by 2020.

Retail
Amsterdam
Active in 33 countries
5,000 employees
30% men - 70% women
Average age is 36 years