Chief Finance Officer – (CFO)- Dutch & English


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Contract info:
Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
The Hague
€ 5400 Monthly
Start date:
1 year
Ernesto Werner
Call: +31 (0)20 4069180


Our international client, one of the world’s growing tech start-up in the Netherlands, is expanding rapidly and their finance department needs a Chief Finance Officer, (CFO), who will ensure their financial checks & balances match their ambition.

As the CFO, you will lead a small team of two financial assistants, a debtor manager and work with an external bookkeeping company. You will be in the nitty-gritty of it all, working hands-on in a large diversity of matters. Much has been automated, much still needs to be and some still goes wrong from time to time. Your goals are to work in a smart way to upgrade all procedures and systems continually. This role could be construed as challenging – our client needs someone who doesn’t see problems but solves issues. Is this you? Then please read further.


Job Profile for Chief Finance Officer, (CFO):
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Set up a proper accounting system for all clients operating countries
  • Create financial insights that enables the business to act faster
  • Report quickly and correctly to their shareholders on the figures that count
  • Close the financial year accurately and in full compliance
  • Make our client PSD2-compliant with a marketplace payment solution
  • Work out all the details of cross-currency and VAT transactions when users book internationally
  • Think of ways to automate their payments and accounting systems smartly
  • Find the next round of funding together with the CEO


Candidate Profile for Chief Finance Officer, (CFO)

  • Must be fluent in Dutch & English, both written and spoken
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy / Finance. A master’s degree or MBA would be a plus
  • Experience as finance manager, financial controller and/or business controller
  • Able to implement proper checks & balances
  • Being a registered account is advantageous
  • Experience within the big 4 is a plus
  • International mind-set
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Experience in Exact Online
  • Background raising funding rounds


What Our Client Offers

  • 25 Holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Laptop
  • Company trips
  • Lunch
  • Company borrels



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