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Head of Finance

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamFinance

Job description

Help Recruitee to be Audit ready & in control throughout 2022 and beyond

Your Mission

As a Head of Finance, your primary mission is to lead us to the next growth stage. One very concrete goal is to receive a qualified audit opinion for the first audit year of 2022. To get there, you will improve processes, set up consolidated reporting, and implement an ERP system. You are fully responsible for all finance functions and financial reporting. You’ll be reporting to the CFO.

About the team

As a Head of Finance, you will manage the Finance team, currently consisting of 4 FTE based in Amsterdam and one vacancy in Poland. Our goal is to implement scalable processes to help Recruitee grow while having efficient and effective controls and being ready for an external audit. The Finance team is currently focusing on accounting and various projects to scale processes. We love to welcome someone who can lead the team and coordinate the tasks to achieve our goals. As a Head of Finance, you help shape and stir the strategic financial direction of the company.

Your 12-month Journey

In the first three months, you will focus on understanding our current processes, month-end close procedures and reporting. You will start coordinating and leading the implementation of the processes needed for an external audit and coordinate complete documentation of audit trails. You will be working closely with the CFO.

After three months, you will start researching an ERP system and set up a project group for the research and implementation. You will set up internal reviews of internal controls to make sure an auditor can rely on those processes.

After one year, you will own the financial accounting and reporting cycle and the planning & control cycle. You will provide leading financial and business information and advise the company in strategic decisions.

What you’ll do:
  • Manage the Finance team (4 fte)

  • Improve financial processes for scalability and audit readiness

  • Improve month-end procedures and guide the team in this

  • Insource the Polish administration and include in month-end closes

  • Set up consolidated reporting for the entire group

  • Report accurately and timely on a monthly basis (cash flow, P&L, budget versus actuals, KPI’s)

  • Advise the leadership team and help the company grow

  • Support international expansion (setting up new entity and administration)

  • Ensure compliance on legal and tax aspects

  • Compilation of the consolidated financial statements

  • Coordinate implementation of new tools

  • Challenge a new set up of rolling forecast

Job requirements

What you’ll bring to Recruitee:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role within a high-growth international environment (ideally SaaS)

  • Masters degree in Accounting

  • Experience with external audits from the audited company perspective

  • Strong financial controlling and planning skills

  • Very KPI driven and analytic

  • Experience in managing a finance team

  • Ability to create clarity and set direction across departments

  • Experience in Cash flow management in high growth environment

  • Hands-on approach and proactive


Nice to have:

  • Understanding of SaaS companies

  • Experience with international entities and tax compliance (e.g. Sales Tax in the US)

  • Experience in M&A transactions in tech growth business




About Recruitee

Recruitee develops innovative SaaS Recruitment Software to help companies hire better and we are on a mission to make great hiring accessible to all. 🤲 We’re headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in Poznan, Wroclaw, and most recently New York! Our international team just crossed 140 happy employees of 21 nationalities. We are proud of our humble beginnings that have now transformed into rocketing growth with 4000 much-loved customers worldwide, and we are not stopping here.


Why Recruitee 💙

  • Flexibility to work from home and from our beautiful canal-side office in Amsterdam.
  • A chance to be part of and to shape one of the hottest, most ambitious start-ups in Europe + work in a company that knows the value of recruitment.
  • €1,500 annual training budget plus internal training.
  • Pension Plan, Travel reimbursement, and Wellness perks.
  • 25 paid holiday days.
  • Work from anywhere for 3 weeks/year.
  • Annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Apple MacBook alongside a Home Office budget.
  • An inclusive and international work environment with a whole lot of fun thrown in!
  • Impactful role at one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe.
  • We’ll save you the startup pitch of Friday beers and ping-pong visit our Instagram to check us out: https://www.instagram.com/recruitee


Have we caught your attention? ⚡️

If you’d like to be part of this amazing journey, please apply now. We look forward to meeting you soon! Reach out via email karim@recruitee.com or call +316 155 000 64 for more information. We look forward to meeting you soon!


Recruitee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage women, people of colour, and people from the LGBTQ(+) community to apply. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (for example she/her, he/him, they/them, etc). We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability.

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