Financial Controller

Job description

BearingPoint is an globally independent management and technology consultancy firm operated and owned by its partners. Serving commercial-, financial- and public services clients, BearingPoint focuses on offering its clients the best possible value by leveraging business-, technology- and operational expertise to deliver tangible, measurable results. More than globally 5.000 passionate, experienced, and hands-on employees focus on their clients’ needs and success. Teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation are an integral element of BearingPoint's corporate culture and as such is embraced by all consultants within the Group.

Who are we looking for

We @BearingPoint are looking for a reliable Financial Controller who will, next to the Finance Manager, create and deliver financial results for our Amsterdam Office by contributing to and building a solid and professional Finance & Control department. Are you striving for excellence when it comes to all financial aspects of accounting? Are you service minded, and can you independently perform a wide range of tasks? Even manage our payroll and fleet of lease cars? Then we would like to meet you!

We have outlined all the responsibilities, so you can get a solid insight in what we are looking for:

  • Month end close activities
    • Book accruals
    • Check and control/reconcile GL accounts
    • Entry of the payroll journal
  • Revenue recognition
    • Determine and validate the monthly revenue on the client engagements
    • Perform sanity checks and assist / challenge Engagement Managers
    • Manage and invoice the unbilled revenues
  • Reporting
    • Reporting (utilization, overdue receivables, net revenue)
    • Assist in preparing the monthly reporting pack
  • Managing Accounts Payable
    • Collaborate with and act as a linking pin towards SSC Romania
    • Check postings done by SSC Romania
    • Manage the process of getting approvals
    • Manage disputes adequately
    • Point of contact for suppliers
    • Manage timely payments (vendors, employee expenses, wage tax, VAT, CIT)
    • Execute the process of netting Inter Company positions
  • Bank statements
    • Process bank statements of several (>20) bank accounts
  • Manage expenses
    • Checking expenses against the NL travel- and expense policy
    • Communication with employees
    • Assist in transferring the process to SSC Romania
  • Prepare and book outgoing and incoming Inter Company invoices
    • Recharge of costs
  • Coordinate and drive the Contract Management process
    • Retrieve the necessary approvals
    • Set-up chargeable contracts in SAP
    • Manage the process
  • Various
    • Participate in meetings of finance community
    • Support the business
  • Backup Manager Finance
    • Back-up for quarterly VAT filing

This is how you score points with us:

  • You are a solid and reliable right hand to our Finance Manager
  • You are dedicated and sensitive of being compliant with all procedures (including internal-and external Audits)
  • You are a team player with a confidence appearance
  • You possess strong coordination and planning skills, and you can easily adapt to and set the right priorities in a changing environment
  • You have strong (internal) networking skills
  • You are fluent in both Dutch and English, verbally and written (mandatory)
  • Experience and excellent knowledge of SAP is preferable

This is how we score points with you

  • Responsible tasks with a high degree of creative freedom as well as a quick assumption of professional responsibility
  • A permanent employment contract of employment
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Hybrid way of working
  • A team oriented corporate culture that includes diversity and appreciation, ecological responsibility, and social commitment


  • Education: MBO+ / HBO
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in an international environment
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, oral and written
  • Proactive attitude
  • Accurate
  • Used to work with confidential information
  • Can execute tasks independently
  • Reliable and flexible, responsible, and dedicated to the tasks
  • Good communication skills (with vendors, partners, engagement managers, employees, HR manager, firmwide finance)
  • Able to work under pressure and with deadlines and prioritizing various tasks
  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus


The complexity is in the various entities the finance team is responsible for. There is an operational entity (currently: 75fte | ambition: 100+ fte), a new Joint Venture has been set-up and is operational since 1/4/2022 and 6 holding entities. This requires the ability to work accurately and switch between the different entities and retain the overview. As the finance team consists of 2 fte you should have the ambition and be able to act as a backup for the Manager Finance if necessary.