Controller – Leiden


For one of our international clients, we are looking for a dynamic and driven Controller who has at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in the field of accounting and financial control or auditing, preferable in a project organization.

This key role will be a combination of project (business) control and financial control for both of there entities (the Netherlands and USA). This Controller position reports to the Finance Manager and is based at there headquarters in Leiden, the Netherlands.


  • Prepare and discuss financial project information with the project managers;
  • Financial project forecast calculation, including percentage of completion;
  • Determine the work in progress on a monthly base;
  • Send out customer invoices and make sure that they are paid in time;
  • Cost price calculations per hour;
  • Tracking of actual results vs available budget per project;
  • Being highly involved in maintaining and improving business processes.
  • Preparation of the monthly balance sheet and profit and loss account;
  • Preparing of cost center reports to track actual costs against budget/forecast;
  • Involved in budget process and quarterly forecast preparations;
  • Involved in year-end financial statements process (including contact with auditors);
  • Key role in the accounting process and pro-active attitude to suggest improvements;
  • Top line P&L analysis;
  • Preparing regular financial analyses;
  • Maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, including adequate internal controls;
  • Reviewing of the journal entries booked by financial assistant.


  • Bachelor in Finance & Accounting;
  • 3-5 years of working experience in a Finance department;
  • You are enthusiastic and comfortable in a dynamic environment;
  • Experience in using Financial (ERP) system;
  • Computer skills (expertise with MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word);
  • You can handle a healthy pressure of meeting deadlines and you don’t bounce back for changes;
  • Proficiency in the English language (written and spoken).


  • Full time position (40 hours a week)
  • Salary between 65k and 75k
  • Option to work from home


Lars Franken


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