Financial Controller

Full-time position


As Financial Controller you oversee the day to day accounting procedures and you participate in the preparation of the monthly and quarterly reporting for this fast-growing high-tech company.  You report to and work closely together with the Accounting Manager.

You fit perfectly in a dynamic, international organization with possibilities to learn and develop your skills and expertise. With your strong communication skills and your curiosity, you blend in easily with the diverse team in this very informal and open organization.

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands      

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Maintain the global chart of accounts and the general ledger of various legal entities
  • Monthly/Quarterly prepare ledger entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, fixed assets, revenue recognition, etc.
  • Participate in external audit
  • Assist with (international) tax and grant filings for the different entities
  • Provide support for in time issuing the annual statutory financial statements and other financial reporting obligations for all entities.

What are my skills & competencies?

  • A Master degree and an ACCA, CPA or RA (background in audit is nice to have)
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Great analytical skills and a hands-on mentality
  • Strong technical accounting skills in IFRS and Dutch GAAP
  • Interest and background in Consolidation with multi-currency entities
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience preparing and filling VAT returns as well as indirect tax returns
  • Curious and interested in learning about the company’s business
  • Accurate and organized
  • A creative thinker, you will always find a solution
  • IT literate (Excel and preferably Exact Online)


LUMICKS has come to market as the supplier of instruments for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity research – a rapidly evolving niche in the fundamental biology research field. Our high-performance instruments allow for the investigation into the fundamental cause of disease and potential for drug optimization. With our tools researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real-time, and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell-cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With an ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes and biotech’s from all over the world, including UC Berkeley, Max-Planck, Rockefeller University and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, LUMICKS is now expanding its team.

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.

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