Spotzer – Financial Controller

Salary: € 60.000 - € 70.000,-

Spotzer is a startup that is going through explosive growth, and which provides digital marketing solutions for small businesses around the world. As a Financial Controller you will work from the Spotzer HQ in Amsterdam, working with the CFO on a daily basis to build a future-proof finance and reporting structure. You are a critical part of the business, your responsibility extends from improving the financial processes to taking the ownership and responsibility for the financial administration, together with 1,5 FTE, who you will manage directly. The CFO will be looking at you to make finance run faster, better and more efficient. Within Spotzer you will be challenged to develop yourself, and you will play a pivotal part in the further growth of the company. The ideal candidate has a certified accounting degree with a minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in accounting or controlling and the right drive, enthusiasm and ambition to help build an even better Spotzer.


Tasks and responsibilities

• Act as a sparring partner for the management team, the operational departments, the external auditors and the investors;

• Invest constantly in continuous improvement of processes and systems;

• Responsible for the monthly/quarterly/annual closing, including consolidating financials from subsidiaries;

• Manage 1,5 FTE to prepare and closely review all of the company’s accounting journal entries posting;

• Prepare information for CFO to build managerial reports;

• Model accounting structure for the booking of new business operations, in accordance to reporting standards;

• First point of contact for external auditors;

• Act as point of contact for different ad hoc questions of different stakeholders;


Education and personal skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics;

• A minimum of 4 years of working experience within accounting;

• Proven ability to execute a monthly/yearly close;

• Working knowledge of IFRS, Dutch GAAP is preferred;

• Ability to hold your ground in a hectic environment;

• A preference to design and build financial processes;

• Strong communication skills and personality;

• Eagerness to make a difference in a dynamic company with an entrepreneurial mindset;

• Affinity with international environments;

• Fluent in English.



For additional information regarding this role please contact Marc van Kooten at 06 – 482 713 35 or