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Junior Financial Controller

NetherlandsFinance

Job description

The Company - Milence. 

The transition to a sustainable and fossil free road transport across Europe is possible. We accelerate this transition by building and managing a reliable, high-performance charging network that you can trust. Our charging stations are designed to provide the best rest and recharge experience.

We achieve it with the right people and innovative ideas. People, who are ready to support and accelerate the future of clean road transport in Europe in an approachable way. As a fast-growing company, we want to build diverse teams that embrace the possibilities of a progressive and sustainable future, with reliability at its core.

While our main offices are in the Netherlands, we are not letting this stop us from working with the best talent across Europe. Our goal is to make a real difference not only within Europe but also on a global scale. After all, we have only one world.



The Department - Finance

The department where the numbers do the talking. Combining sustainability with finances isn’t always an easy task, but our specialised teams cover all necessary functions, including accounting, reporting, planning and analysis. We are a professional and dedicated team, working across functions to build a sustainable future. Together with our Procurement and Supply Chain Team, as well as the Project Management Office, our common goal is to make a difference, and the finance department is pivotal in achieving this.


The job

As a Junior Financial Controller, you will support the finance team in managing all aspects of the company's financial operations. You will work closely with various departments within the organization to ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with regulations and effective financial management.


Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Collaborate closely with the external accounting service provider to ensure the timely and accurate completion of financial reports and deliverables.
  • Review and analyze financial data provided by the external service provider, identifying discrepancies and areas for improvement.
  • Actively participate in the set-up and build-up of financial operations for new international legal entities across Europe and to coordinate and secure their daily financial operations.
  • Support the implementation and improvement of accounting policies and internal financial controls and procedures to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial data and compliance with regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to accounting standards.
  • Provide support during audits by preparing necessary documentation and assisting with inquiries.
  • Drive process improvements and automation initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Support tax-related matters and returns, collaborating with tax consultants or preparing tax filings.

The job will be based in our Amsterdam and/or Arnhem office.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a Junior Financial Controller or in a similar role.

  • You bring a good understanding of IFRS accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.

  • You have a problem-solving mindset and critical thinking skills; together with excellent organizational abilities to manage multiple tasks effectively.

    You ideally hold a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business Administration.

  • You have experience using Power BI (Creating Dashboards). 

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in financial data.

  • You should be proficient in working with numbers and figures.

  • Your English is excellent, and ideally you speak either French or German at a fluent/professional level (and if you do not speak Dutch that is fine).

  • You look forward to learning new things and pick them up quickly, this includes -new skills, environments, people skills and are resilient.

  • You underline our mission and values (specifically: reliable, sustainable, and fast-paced).

  • You radiate energy, are a positive thinker and easily connect with others in informal ways.

  • We are especially interested in diverse candidates.


What we offer:

  • We offer the opportunity to join us at the unique starting phase of a new company with a real purpose, high aspirations, and dedicated team spirit. You can be there as it begins.

  • You will be part of a high-energy environment in which you can help shape various aspects. You will learn every day and have ample room for personal development and support.

    The base salary level (all in) is oriented towards 60.000 EUR; The on target annual incentive is 20% - with a maximum of 40%.

  • We want you to join our company for a career – not for just a job – and support your personal career ambitions in or outside your department.
    Furthermore, we offer a comprehensive pension plan and unlimited vacation days.

  • We have flexible (hybrid) working arrangements.


Ready to charge the future?

At Milence, we know that life can go in many directions, and there’s more than one way to be knowledgeable. That’s why we value diversity; regardless of how you got here, if you’re interested in one of our roles, we want to hear from you. In our experience, if you don’t tick every box, you may be wary about applying. Yet, we invite you to apply to drive the innovation and creativity needed to realise our mission.

Then it’s time to apply! Please submit your resumé in English. 

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