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Group Financial Controller

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The client is a globally operating consulting firm specialising in delivering strategic advisory services and innovative solutions across various industries. With a focus on driving value and fostering growth, they leverage their extensive expertise and international reach to help clients navigate complex business challenges. The firm's commitment to excellence and tailored approach ensure that organisations achieve their strategic objectives and sustain long-term success. As a family-owned company, they prioritise long-term growth and stability over short-term profits, enabling strategic planning and sustainable business practices. The dynamic team is committed to driving growth and delivering exceptional value to their stakeholders.


We're looking for an experienced group financial controller to oversee our client’s organisation's financial operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring robust financial management, compliance, and strategic planning across the group.


Key Responsibilities

Financial Management and Reporting

  • Oversee the preparation and consolidation of financial statements for the group.
  • Ensure timely andaccurate financial reporting in accordance with IFRS and GAAP.
  • Manage the month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Prepare financial statements for clients.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Lead the annual budgeting process and monthly forecasting activities.
  • Monitor financial performance against budgets and forecasts, providing variance analysis and recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Manage VAT and corporate income tax compliance for all group entities.

Cash Flow Management

  • Ensure efficient treasury and payroll operations.
  • Liaise with local accountants and tax agents globally.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and company policies.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA).


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in finance roles.
  • Experience in a group or multi-entity organisation is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS/GAAP and financial regulatory requirements.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience writing reports that explain complex technical issues in an understandable manner for less experienced accountants and clients.
  • Proficiency with financial software and ERP systems, including Exact Online, Xero, and QuickBooks.
  • Advanced Excel skills will be tested at the interview stage.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • High level of integrity and dependability.

The client is based in the Netherlands an

The client is based in the Netherlands and will require travel (2 * pa) to the Netherlands. herlands.

At this point we are only looking at South African based resources.

About the company

We provide skilled resources from South Africa, integrated into our client's team through contracts or employment. We handle human resource management—career development and motivation—while the clients oversee the resources work output. Additionally, we offer hybrid workspace and infrastructure solutions if needed. We deliver dependable, skilled resources from South Africa to support our client's team effectively.

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