Finance Business Partner
We’re an ambitious team of bike lovers, innovators, and city fanatics at VanMoof. And we’re going through a major growth spurt which depends on a strong foundation of reporting and budget control. We’re looking for a Finance Business Partner to help us build and support our business control efforts. Up to the challenge? Keep reading.
As a Finance Business Partner, you’ll report directly to the Business Control Manager and collaborate with the Financial Control and the Corporate Finance & Analytics teams. You’ll partner with leaders on both the financial and commercial sides of the company to drive financial excellence through best-in-class budgeting, a critical review of actual performance, and continuous improvement. We’ll expect you to identify any discrepancies and prepare action plans with Business Owners so we can improve with every month. You will be our go-to expert for overheads and operating expenses.
As VanMoof continues to grow, so will your responsibilities. Our ideal candidate is experienced, and eager to learn and improve within their role. You should have a collaborative, flexible, and persevering mindset, and excellent communication skills.
What you’ll do:
You’ll help us assess our expansion and other growth initiatives by supporting with the preparation of business cases for decision making.
You’ll assist the Business Control Lead in preparing the monthly finance business update for our external management accounts, adding and improving upon on your insights each month.
You’ll discuss monthly budget-to-actuals performance with budget owners and the Management Team, and adjust our short-term forward-looking view based on their feedback.
You’ll assist with profitability analyses such as unit economics, customer lifetime value, variance analysis, and gross margin analysis together with the Corporate Finance & Analytics team.
You’ll participate in our financial planning activities such as the annual forecast, monthly budget, and rolling forecast.
You’ll play a key role in driving budget controls for areas such has hiring, CapEx and operational expenses.
You’ll provide financial support to our headcount management and hiring processes.
You’ll become a Finance expert for our digital tools (ERP, BI, reporting, etc.) and work closely with the Financial Control and Accounting teams on improving baseline registration of data (including both financial and non-financial data).
You’ll support our annual closing procedures.
What you’ll bring:
You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent.
You have at least 5-7 years of experience in business controlling role or similar.
You have a thorough understanding of financial processes and IFRS accounting principles (Dutch GAAP and/or US GAAP is a plus).
You’re experienced with ERP software – bonus points for Odoo or LucaNet.
You have excellent modeling and presentation skills (in Excel and Powerpoint).
You have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
You want to work in a strong team and improve it with your own unique strengths.
You have a good command of the English language, both written and spoken.
What you’ll get:
26 paid holiday days for you to unwind
Your very own VanMoof bike (lend-lease)
Pension plan with Brand New Day
Bi-annual performance awards (subject to individual and company results)
Laptop, screens, and software tools
Insider experience in a rapidly-growing international company
Healthy lunch provided when in the office
Special snacks, tasty coffee (and lots of tea) when in the office
Weekly bootcamp, weekly yoga, OneFit discount, and ClassPass credits
Discount on Dutch health insurance
We’re making it our mission to get the next billion on bikes. Truly city-proof, our rides shrink long commutes, scare off bike thieves, and amplify your pedal power. We’re riding the future together. Are you in?
Job descriptions are difficult to interpret. We understand you might not tick all of the boxes above. The truth is, we don’t either. If you feel excited about our upcoming challenges, we encourage you to apply now.