Zamro – Lead Financial Controller

Salary: Competitive Package

Zamro is a fast-growing international e-commerce company, that is disrupting the world of technical supplies and is going through explosive growth. Moreover, Zamro is part of Eriks, which is part of SHV. As a Lead Financial Controller you will work from the Zamro HQ in Amsterdam, working with the CFO and Business Controller on a daily basis to build a future-proof finance and controlling department. You are a critical part of the business and will have a key position in improving financial processes, lead 2 finance team members and contribute to the strategic roadmap of the finance department. As a Lead Financial Controller you will be in close contact with all business departments: Marketing, Sales, Tech, Category Management, Logistics, compliance & HR.

Within Zamro you will be challenged to develop yourself, and you will play a pivotal part in the further international growth of the company. Furthermore, you will get a broad overview on the full finance spectrum within 1-2 years. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in finance, preferably in an international environment and the right drive, enthusiasm and ambition to help build an even better Zamro worldwide.


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Act as a sparring partner for the CFO, finance team, the operational departments and the external auditors;
  • Invest constantly in continuous improvement of processes and systems;
  • Responsible for timely, accurate and complete financial administration of the Zamro companies in Europe, while being supported by two colleagues (responsible for AP, AR, Bank declerations etc)
  • Month-end closing and reporting, prepare information for CFO to build managerial reports;
  • Contribute to compliance with improving the internal control framework;
  • Support budget and forecast process
  • Pro-actively support and advise in developing and further professionalising the controlling department, e.g. taking on ad-hoc projects and activities.


Education and personal skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics;
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of working experience within finance, preferably in an international environment;
  • Ambitious and performance driven;
  • Pragmatic and ability to hold your ground in a hectic environment;
  • A preference to design and improve processes;
  • Strong communication skills and personality;
  • Eagerness to make a difference in a dynamic company with an entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Knowledge of accounting principles (Dutch GAAP) and SAP preferred;
  • Fluency in English.


They offer:

  • International environment with colleagues as fun as they are smart
  • Good benefits and compensation package
  • Broad and diverse finance & control responsibilities
  • A cool office at a nice location (currently next to Central Station, but moving to a bigger office next to Amstel Station) and a good lunch
  • Frequent social outings, (boat) parties and other fun stuff


For additional information regarding this role please contact Rick Westland at 06 – 24 87 54 57 or