Financial Controller

Finance - Amsterdam / undefined

We believe in a future where inner cities are free of cars, congestion and pollution. By offering our dockless electrical scooters and bikes as convenient alternatives for short-distance travel, we believe we can make that future possible. Our mission is to free our cities with clean rides for everyone in Europe and beyond. Founded in Europe, Dott is comprised of a highly experienced team of inquisitive minds in mobility and tech. What we do today has a tangible impact on tomorrow. We reached our in-house sustainability target of 100% renewable energy, and ensure equitability in our communities through collaborating with city charities, officials and safety boards. About the Role: As financial controller you are part of a dynamic team that manages the daily finance operations for our headquarters and multiple entities. Your responsibilities vary from timely registration of transactions to engaging in cross functional projects and delivery of vital financial data to the leadership team. You will perform these activities, amongst others, for countries that are assigned to you. Italy, Belgium or France for instance. Sounds fun, right? Next to independent processing of financial transactions you will review and analyze financial data processed and delivered by specialist colleagues. As we have just started to conquer Europe, procedures and policies are subject to changes and improvements. When you identify inefficiencies or issues we encourage you to think of improvements and implement them with the help of the team. All coming together you will have a key-role in the further growth of Dott!

What you’ll do:

  • Process financial transactions accurately, completely and timely for your assigned countries
  • Review of financial data processed by specialists
  • Periodic reconciliation of suspense accounts
  • Engage in cross functional improvement projects
  • Perform month- and year-end closing procedures
  • Support in yearly audit-cycle
  • Support in updating and maintaining process documentationInteract with specialists with respect to periodic VAT-returns 
  • Continuous focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices 
  • Support as necessary to facilitate forecasting and budget processes
  • Work with FP&A, Tax, and Treasury to ensure overall coordination of finance related tasks

What you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience as an accountant with at least one multinational corporation, a start-up or scale-up
  • A postgraduate accounting qualification - ACA, ACCA, RC or similar
  • In-depth understanding of accounting standards and best-practices
  • Experience is a fast-pacing start-up environment or mature corporate environment
  • Comfortable with process redesign and implementation
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Comfortable in building stable relationships 
  • Highly organised with the ability to plan ahead as well as being flexible

What’s in it for me? Alongside a competitive compensation plan, we invite our employees to participate in our stock option plan. You’ll be part of a collaborative, energetic and international team who enjoy the perks of flexible working hours, medical insurance contribution and fun company events. At Dott, we are passionate and challenge each other to deliver on our dreams. We constantly perfect our craft. We own our mission and keep pushing for the company, cities and planet. On that note, be prepared to take on exciting challenges. We operate a consumer service that sees millions of transactions every week. Our operations services are backed by deep machine learning, and our large fleet of vehicles features its own hardware and embedded software challenges. You’ll get to see it all, so come along for the ride. Closing & equal opportunities employer statement Come as you are Dott is an equal opportunities employer. We invest in diversity, ensure equality and encourage expression. We have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment, bias or discrimination towards applicants and employees.  Want to join us for the ride? Let’s do this right – together.