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Group Controller

Flow Traders is a market making firm headquatered in Amsterdam.

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Group Controller

Flow Traders is looking for an experienced Group Controller to join our Global Finance team in our Amsterdam office. The ideal candidate is hands-on, strategic and has excellent communication and analytical skills. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capabilities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit!

In this role, you will use your analytical background and will manage both internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with our CFO, Board and finance & business teams in EMEA, APAC and the US. 


What you will do:

  • Deliver reliable, timely and accurate group financial reporting pack as part of month-close activities, which include financial accounting and control, analysis and group consolidation
  • Coordinate quarterly financial reporting including half year and annual reporting process, which includes managing external auditors, preparation of group financial statements in accordance with IFRS, statutory NL GAAP & regulatory reporting
  • Work closely with local finance and management teams, providing insights, maintaining high quality of financial data and supporting operational excellence / process improvements
  • Contribute to the improvement, automation and simplification of controlling activities and operational finance policies and processes
  • Participate in strategic group projects around balance sheet and funding optimization and other business initiatives


What you need to succeed:

  • 5-8 years of experience as a Group Financial Controller
  • University Degree in Finance, Accounting & Control, Controlling or Accounting, preferably RC or RA or equivalent
  • Experience with coordination of finance teams in a demanding and fast-paced international environment
  • Excellent communication, listening and influencing skills
  • Technical knowledge of IFRS, financial regulation (IFR/IFD) and management of capital requirements
  • Strong business acumen with strategic thinking mindset
  • Proven reporting skills and attention for detail
  • Ability to handle strict deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills, data savvy and nice to have: SQL/VBA, Exact Globe, OneStream experience 


Recruitment process:

  • Submit your application
  • Motivational Interview
  • Interview with Finance Team
  • Final (In-person) Interview


What We offer:

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer a competitive salary, an annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Our own company boat (Amsterdam)
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!


Agency disclaimer 

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.