Head of Finance

Posted 30 July 2021
LocatieMokum, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Job type Permanent
BedrijfssectorenGezondheidszorg, Science

Job description

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 13,800 employees from 70 nations.

Are you looking for a dynamic, globally active technology company - yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company? We offer you exciting work as part of a team of experts who treat each other as equals. All over the world. In our biopharmaceutical organization with sites in Germany and the Netherlands we are fast-growing, and we are always looking to attract motivated new colleagues who wish to enhance their development in every phase of life; who share our values and who would like to be part of a family. At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMP-compliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product.
We are currently looking to recruit a

Head of Finance(f/m/d)

The Head of Finance oversees all financial activities, including the material management activities. The responsibilities include managing financial tasks and ensuring that finances are used beneficially. The Head of Finance ensures that investments and finances comply with regulations.

For more detailed information please feel free to contact Mrs. Sari Steenhauer, tel. 0031 (0)6 33 13 77 46.

Your tasks
* Manage the finance group (Accounting & Controlling and Material Management)
* Responsibility for accounting processes & cost accounting
* Financial statements NLGAAP, IFRS, Tax GAAP
* Budget control, monitoring function
* Forecasting of financial results
* Controlling, pricing, budget (planning)
* Close cooperation and coordination of processes within the business unit
* Support in implementation of SAP
* Standardization & ensuring compatibility / flexibility of key processes
* Further development of the processes
* Recommending cost reduction strategies
* Reports to the Managing Director
* Close cooperation with the Head of Material Management

Your profile

  • Master's degree in finance, accounting or related field
  • Proven experience as a Head of Finance or a similar position
  • Solid understanding of financial management and accounting
  • Knowledge of accounting software or finance tool in SAP
  • Strong analytical and decision-making abilities
  • Effective leadership qualities
  • You reside in and are eligible to work in The Netherlands (valid work permit)

Sustainability is one of WACKER's corporate goals - also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.

About Kelly Services
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Our vision is to provide the world's best workforce solutions. We are authentic, the industry founder. We believe in relationships, not transactions. We value teamwork, realizing that we are stronger together than as individuals. We take seriously the promises we make. We are passionate, dedicated and driven to excel. With us it has never been about being the biggest. It has always been about being the best and doing the right thing.

At our core, we are a community. Each day we welcome into our community the varied talents of all people who embrace our culture of service, teamwork and integrity. We offer the opportunity to work with the best companies in the world, and to make a difference in the communities in which we live and work.

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