Global Financial Systems Specialist

Are you ready for the next step in your career and like the idea of joining a fast-paced, dynamic and international trading company? Do you have a financial background and are you that data driven professional with experience in financial systems? Then you might be the new Global Financial systems specialist we’re looking for. 

WHO WE ARE:

Optiver is a proprietary trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilizing force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Our Amsterdam office is where it all began. Over 35 years ago, Optiver’s business started with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Stock Exchange. Since our 1986 founding, Optiver’s Amsterdam office has grown into one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe. Our culture reflects the Dutch capital city’s progressive, innovative and inclusive nature. With its unique spirit, Amsterdam is the ideal hub for our teams to trade a wide range of products from listed derivatives to cash equities, ETFs and foreign exchange.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

The global finance department consolidates all financial information from the global Optiver business units. Optiver has started using NetSuite for all their financial processes and entities and has a global team based in Amsterdam which controls the application globally.

 

You will work in the Global NetSuite team to further develop our current reporting system PBCS globally and incorporate any other relevant systems. This will include redefining Optiver’s financial processes and data-structures while working with key-stakeholders. You should be open to look for opportunities to improve the overall systems use and be able to work in a dynamic business environment. Next to that you will be working on:

  • Development of our financial reporting system (PBCS)
  • Taking the lead in the system governance and development of the financial systems
  • Developing, documenting, implementing and communicating policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure systems effectiveness, accuracy, audit ability and compliance
  • Playing a key role in the further development of NetSuite and related systems as a global platform
  • Creating processes for local and global teams to increase the knowledge and self-sustainability of the teams
  • Advising the team in the data integration possibilities to create one single point of truth with automated data feeds where possible
  • Providing support to end users on day to day issues, troubleshoot problems, resolve issues – with a focus on reducing this support
  • Developing and maintaining new and existing reports. Creating customized reports and dashboards to drive insights into business operations to support informed decision making
  • Collaborating in automation and integration projects with a focus on data quality and the accounting requirements

 

WHO YOU ARE:

Optiver needs our next Global Financial systems specialist to be someone with:

  • A bachelor in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 2 years of experience with PBCS or similar reporting tool (eg. Oracle EPM, Hyperion)
  • 4+ Years working experience in a finance function
  • A drive to improve the global financial processes
  • A strong understanding of finance processes, financial data and requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to interact with global teams

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET:

  • The chance to start your career working alongside best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries.
  • Our performance based bonus structure is unmatched anywhere in the industry.
  • 25 paid vacation days
  • Fully paid first-class commuting expenses

And many more like training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages. Being highly international, we are accustomed to guiding expats through their relocation, offering competitive relocation packages and providing visa sponsorship where necessary.

 

HOW TO APPLY & LOCAL PRIVACY STATEMENT

Are you interested in furthering your career in one of the most dynamic and exciting trading companies?

Apply directly via the form below for the position of Management Assistant – Technology. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think there is a potential match, you will hear from us sooner than you expect. If you have any questions feel free to contact our Recruiter Lilian van Riel via lilianvanriel@optiver.com Please note, we cannot accept applications via email for data protection reasons. 

Kindly note that we do not require any assistance from third-parties including agencies in the recruitment of this role.