Careers

Assistant Controller

Full-Time position

Introduction

LUMICKS is looking for an Assistant Controller for our office in Amsterdam. You get the unique opportunity to be closely involved in the decision-making process of a rapidly growing international business. The Assistant Controller works closely together with the CFO and manages and supports in all aspects of finance, including financial analysis, accounting, treasury, tax and strategy. The Assistant Controller is an important player in the European team, reporting to the CFO and will provide financial analysis to management. This person will be the liaison between the different business units in Amsterdam and the US. To be successful you need to be technically strong, driven in delivering the best and most efficient results. You are innovative and can communicate complex accounting topics to all levels within the company.

Location: The Netherlands

Meet LUMICKS
  • Manage and support on a daily basis the financial reporting activities of multiple entities based in different countries, including providing guidance on policies and procedures, IT software tools and accounting issues.
  • Provide support for the monthly financial reporting activities of these entities including account analysis and research.
  • Participate in the assessment of processes and systems and improvement initiatives to advance the transnational and financial reporting effectiveness, including strengthening the quality of our reporting.
  • Interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to identify risks & opportunities.
  • Assist the CFO with accounting related issues and identifies financial transactions and events not in accordance with IFRS. Applies thorough knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Understand the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
  • Provide support for in time issuing the annual statutory financial statements and other financial reporting obligation for all these entities
  • Assist with the data reporting and preparation of the tax filings.
  • Maintain and keep current a manual documenting all responsibilities and procedures performed by the financial controller function for the respective entities.
  • A solid understanding of financial reporting and financial processes in an international environment
  • Assertive, team player and an international mindset
  • Ability to work independently and accurately under strict deadlines
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in both English and Dutch
  • A flexible and energetic person, hands-on mentality
  • Enthusiasm and a professional attitude are also key to this position
  • Good general knowledge of MS Office is essential, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Exact or similar financial reporting package
  • The drive and enthusiasm that makes you stand out from the crowd
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • You have at least a Bsc in Finance or Economics

Why join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

Lots of activities, such as yoga, board game nights, running and drinks

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

A role within a fast-growing high-tech company

An international work environment with 25+ different nationalities

Beautiful open workspace in Amsterdam


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