Chief Accounting Officer / Financial Controller

What you will do

As a Financial Controller/CAO at Catawiki you maximize return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. You ensure accurate accounting, financial reporting, strong internal controls, and financial compliance for all accounting procedures. Our new Financial Controller is responsible for:

  • Oversee and ensure accuracy of all accounts;
  • Prepare timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Manage cash flow and cash controls;
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls;
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce accounting policies and procedures;
  • Confirm financial condition via internal audits and working with external auditors
  • Supervise and manage accounting staff
  • Comply with all regional, national and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation and accounting policy, anticipating future legislation/policy;

Who you are

If you want to become our new Financial Controller/CAO you have at least a:

  • Academic degree in accounting and CPA or equivalent
  • Relevant experience in major external audit firm is a big plus
  • At least 8 years of experience as a corporate controller
  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing accounting teams and experience in managing internal and external auditors and remediating deficiencies
  • You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills with customers, teams and with management and a demonstrate a hands-on approach
  • Besides this you are proficient in English and Dutch

What we offer

This is your chance to become part of Europe’s fastest growing tech company! You will have an exciting job in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organization. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Paid holiday & holiday allowance;
  • Excellent opportunities for career development;
  • Sponsored events and afternoon drinks;
  • A fun team in a fast-growing online company facing complex challenges;
  • Lots of room to work on great ideas, and to learn and grow.

 
What we offer

This is your chance to become part of Europe’s fastest growing tech company! You will have an exciting job in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organization. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Paid holiday & holiday allowance;
  • Excellent opportunities for career development;
  • Sponsored events and afternoon drinks;
  • A fun team in a fast-growing online company facing complex challenges;
  • Lots of room to work on great ideas, and to learn and grow.


Interested?

Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page. A reference check and interviews in English are all part of our recruitment process.


Who we are

Catawiki hosts weekly auctions for collectors. Examples of past items we have auctioned off include a lock of Napoleon’s hair, a mammoth skeleton, various large meteorites, and the most expensive Lego set ever produced. In 2015, Catawiki won the Deloitte Fast500 as Europe’s fastest growing company. Every month, our website is visited millions of times by registered users worldwide.

Although we only started a few years ago, our mission to make special objects available to everyone is already becoming a reality. Catawiki’s offices across Europe house a dynamic, fast-growing and open organisation. Catawiki has a real ‘hands- on’ mentality, with a casual and friendly atmosphere. We share a strong team-spirit, and all of our inspired employees use their own unique talents and skills to make sure we offer only the very best in online auctions.

We are very proud to be the first Benelux company to have received an investment from famous investors Accel Partners and Lead Edge Capital (first venture capital investors in Facebook, as well as Dropbox, Spotify and Alibaba).

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