Junior Business Controller

Full-Time Position


LUMICKS is looking for a (Junior) Business Controller for our office in Amsterdam, to help the finance, reporting, and control department grow. You will get a unique opportunity to be closely involved in the decision-making process of a rapidly growing international business. You will work closely together with the Head of FP&A and support the finance team in many aspects, including but not limited to financial analysis, reporting and planning/budgeting, strategy, and accounting operations. You will be the liaison between the different business units in Amsterdam and the US. You will be an important player in the European team, reporting to the Head of FP&A, and will assist in providing financial analysis to management and other stakeholders. To be successful in this role you need to have a clear understanding of what drives our business and be able to communicate effectively within all levels of the business. You require good stakeholder management skills to become a sparring partner for managers & decision-makers. Furthermore, you are driven in delivering the best and most efficient result. You are innovative and have a strong capability to digest complex information.

Location: The Netherlands

What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Support in setting up a financial analysis, budget updates, and internal reporting for a broad set of stakeholders, including management, shareholders, and the executive board.
  • Assist in setting up the framework for recurring in-depth financial analysis across all departments.
  • Drive on a daily basis the business control activities of multiple entities based in different countries.
  • Act as liaison between sales, operations, and finance.
  • Support the monthly financial reporting 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.
  • Exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring good oral and written communication skills.

What about my skills & competencies?

  • A solid understanding of financial reporting and financial processes in an international environment.
  • Very strong analytical skills with a result-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency in English (required) and Dutch (nice-to-have).
  • Flexible and energetic person, hands-on mentality.
  • Assertive, team player, and an international mindset.
  • Good general knowledge of MS Office is essential, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • The drive and enthusiasm make you stand out from the crowd.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • You are in possession of at least an MSc in Business Administration, Economics, or a similar field.
  • You have a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience in a related position.


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 the 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 the ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes from all over the world, including Max-Planck, Rockefeller University, and ShanghaiTech, 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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