Group Finance Controller

Business Support

Flow Traders is looking for an experienced Group Finance Controller to join our Global Finance team in our Amsterdam office. The ideal candidate is hands-on, strategic and has excellent communication and analytical skills. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capabilities. 

In this role, you will use your analytical background and will manage both internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with our CFO, Board and finance & business teams in EMEA, APAC and the US. 


What you will do

  • Write clear and concise Board Papers relating to Share-based payments and Bonus Accruals
  • Research and write technical accounting papers on a wide variety of issues, including but not limited to financial instruments, digital assets and liabilities, intangible assets and business combinations
  • Deliver reliable, timely and accurate group financial reporting pack as part of month-close activities, which include financial accounting and control, analysis and group consolidation
  • Coordinate quarterly financial reporting including half year and annual reporting process, which includes managing external auditors, preparation of group financial statements in accordance with IFRS, statutory NL GAAP & regulatory reporting
  • Work closely with local finance and management teams, providing insights, maintaining high quality of financial data and supporting operational excellence/process improvements
  • Contribute to the improvement, automation and simplification of controlling activities and operational finance policies and processes
  • Participate in strategic group projects around balance sheet and funding optimization and other business initiatives


What you need to succeed

  • 8-10 years of experience as a Group Financial Controller
  • University Degree in Finance, Accounting & Control, Controlling or Accounting, RA / CPA / CA or equivalent
  • Experience with coordination of finance teams in a demanding and fast-paced international environment
  • Excellent communication, listening and influencing skills
  • Technical knowledge of IFRS, financial regulation (IFR/IFD) and management of capital requirements
  • Strong business acumen with strategic thinking mindset
  • Proven reporting skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle strict deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills, data savvy and nice to have: SQL/VBA, Exact Globe, OneStream experience 


Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Apply now
Any questions?
Get to grips with our process for our Business Support teams
1. Applying for a role at Flow Traders

Submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your skills, experience and qualifications relevant to the position.

2. Interview with a Recruiter

Discuss your motivation, the role at Flow Traders and your expectations. There will also be a chance to cover any questions you may have about the role.

3. Interview with your potential team

This will focus on the skills required for the role. This stage can take place through a video call or face-to-face meeting at the Flow Traders office.

4. Interview with the Hiring Manager

During the final round you will meet with your Manager to ask any outstanding questions you may have, meet the rest of the team, and experience our office environment.

What We Offer

No matter where you’re based, we offer great perks and benefits.

Your questions answered