Employment Type
Beginning of employment

At least 5 years relevant work experience

Consumer Electronics / FMCG
Job Location
Jules Verneweg 87, Tilburg, 5015 BH, Netherlands
Date posted
januari 29, 2021
Valid through
maart 31, 2021
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Financial Controller

Smartwares Group is looking for a Financial Controller (40 hours) who will have the financial responsibility for our German entity.

As a Financial Controller you are ultimately responsible for the entire financial administration (P&L and balance sheet responsibility) for our German entity. You will take care of, among other things, debtor and creditors management, cash and bank, returns, payroll administration and the monthly closing. To successfully hold this position, an enormous passion, eagerness to learn and drive for Financial Control is a must. You will work within a team of 25 enthusiastic Finance colleagues who work as a team and individually for the various entities within the Smartwares Group!


What are you going to do?

  • You bear the full financial responsibility for our German entity;
  • You are responsible for debtor-creditor management and keep a close eye on the money flow;
  • You keep an eye on deadlines and oversee activities within the responsible entity;
  • You are the point of contact for German tax matters and German tax authorities;
  • You are responsible for the annual accounts of the German entity;
  • You will set up financial reports and analysis;
  • You will take care of the month-end closing;
  • You manage a team of 4 colleagues, in which managing and motivating is an important task

Who we are looking for?

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Business Economics or Accountancy;
  • You are a (near) native German speaker;
  • You have gained at least 5 years of relevant work experience in a comparable role (preferable with medium/large German speaking retail customers);
  • You have excellent Excel skills;
  • You are proactive, able to act quickly between tasks and separate main and side issues;
  • You have good communication skills, accuracy and a sense of responsibility is self-evident for you

What do we offer you?

  • A warm welcome by 200 colleagues at our HQ in Tilburg;
  • Room for growth in content and responsibility;
  • Your day starts flexible, you can start between 7.30am - 9.00am;
  • Staff discount on our products. Beware! Your entire house will soon be full of our brands!
  • Good pension scheme where you don’t pay own contribution;
  • Legendary parties, drinks and monthly activities; hopefully possible again in 2021!


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