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Financial Controller



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Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023
About Timberhub

Timberhub is an online B2B marketplace built on the belief that the future of the timber trade is digital. The demand for timber is expected to triple over the next 30 years, and climate-conscious countries are turning to wood to meet their climate targets. Leading Startup Investors such as Speedinvest, Creandum & HV Capital, invested >€7M into our Vision. Timberhub aims to redefine the market by connecting sawmills with manufacturers and construction contractors while managing procurement, payments, and transportation of timber materials through its digital B2B marketplace. We’re looking for smart, resourceful, and passionate people to join us as we power the digital trade. If you are a driven, hands-on individual with a passion for delivering high-quality services to customers, we would love to welcome you in our team and revolutionise the timber industry.

Role And Responsibilities For Financial Controller

You'll delve into every aspect of the business, establishing and managing financial processes, fostering collaboration with various teams to enhance both internal and external workflows. This hands-on role provides an opportunity for you to not only solve intricate financial challenges but also offers a clear path for career growth, with the potential to evolve into a management position as you contribute to shaping the financial success of our company.

  • Accounting operations: Drive the scalability of our accounting operations by establishing a robust setup (tools & team) and managing our external accounting firm
  • Tax compliance: Own end-to-end tax compliance, from coordinating with external advisors to ensure regulatory adherence and risk mitigation, to assessing tax implications for new business opportunities
  • Cash Management: Strategically oversee cash flow, enhance working capital efficiency, and foster partnerships with external credit providers
  • Financial Reporting: Transform financial data into strategic insights that will help drive decision making across the organisation & own reporting, budgeting and closing

Ideal Background:

  • This is not your first job - years of experience do not matter but you’ve closed some years already as a Financial Controller or similar role.
  • Experience in a start/scaleup environment is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Dutch taxation
  • Strong knowledge of standard bookkeeping practices and principles. Experience with accounting software (eg Xero or Exact Online)
  • Fluency in Dutch is a bonus
  • You are hands-on with strong stakeholder management skills and own initiatives from start to finish

What We Offer

  • Rapid Growth: 20+ team members in 1.5 years
  • People-first Mentality: Flat organisation, empowered individuals, celebration of initiatives
  • Rewarding Talent: Competitive salaries that value your skills and contributions.
  • Well-Being Focus: Monthly wellness stipend for physical activities
  • Dynamic Workplace: Amsterdam office and flexible work-from-home options

Timberhub Values

We believe in creating not only a top-notch customer experience but also an empowering team culture, rooted in genuine care, hands-on collaboration, a delightful journey, real ownership and a new level of innovation in the timber industry.

  • We care Care is at the heart of everything we do. We work every day as a team to provide the best experience to our customers, make our suppliers more efficient and protect the environment.
  • We are hands on As the industry is hands-on, we don't waste time pondering, we roll up our sleeves and get to work. We tackle tasks, no matter how daunting they may seem, and embrace a 'do' culture rather than one of indecision.
  • We are owners We want to be known as the team that owns everything to do with timber. As we own the transaction from purchase to delivery, we own projects & goals.
  • We innovate We celebrate thinking outside the box, not only in our products, but also in the way we work. We value contemporary ideas and approaches over traditional methods because stagnation is not our style.
  • We enjoy the journey Exceptional quality is a natural consequence of enjoying what we do. This journey will happen only once. There will be no second time of changing / digitising this industry. We should enjoy this journey and make it a good one

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