Global Accounting and Consolidation Manager

Job description

Would you like to work in a fast-growing global SaaS scale-up and have the opportunity to influence its success? Then ChannelEngine is where you want to be! We are looking for a Global Accounting and Consolidation Manager to lead ChannelEngine into its global expansion and proactively participate in the finance leadership team.

Your Challenge

You assure financial integrity and transparency of accounting and financial reporting in accordance with IFRS, Dutch Gaap, and local Gaap. You deliver sound accounting judgment and decisions such as the resolution of accounting issues, special accounting, and support to M&A. You manage and deliver a streamlined reporting process and ensure we deliver on our external & internal reporting obligations. You execute improvement and simplification projects and enable finance knowledge sharing. You mitigate risks by mapping business & financial processes, identifying and assessing their risks and setting appropriate controls to them. You will report to the Finance Director.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented accounting manager who is up for a challenge to put his or her mark on the future continued success of ChannelEngine.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop, deploy and ensure compliance with accounting policies & directives;

  • Oversee and are accountable for the statutory filings and reporting of ChannelEngine’s financial entities, incl. sign-off of external reporting and understanding deltas between statutory and management reporting;

  • Deliver group consolidation including detailed analyses around working capital & indirect cash flow movements;

  • Deliver special accounting & reporting; tax reporting, local statutory reporting, ad-hoc audit requests, etc.;

  • Keep yourself updated with changes in statutory & tax rules and regulations; assesses business impact;

  • Establish (local) policies & procedures (IFRS & Local GAAP compliant) for statutory accounting & reporting, including statutory accounts;

  • Support statutory audits. Fulfill requests from regulatory & tax authorities;

  • Liaise with corporate service providers (such as TMF) for all regulatory and administrative requirements related to our local offices;

  • Drive and oversee improvement projects related to accounting processes and Internal Controls together with Finance Operations team;

  • Perform internal control testing within the scope.

Job requirements

What you’ll need

  • University degree in Finance and Accounting;

  • Accounting Qualification such as CPA, RA, RC or ACCA or equivalent;

  • Minimum of 4 years work experience at the big-4 and a few years of work experience in a multinational headquarters accounting and consolidation department;

  • Progressive experience in financial consolidation, reporting, analysis and internal control;

  • Project management, Change management and process improvement experience;

  • IT affinity necessary (SAP, BCS, Excel).


What we can offer you

  • Our awesome company and culture! We are a young, vibrant and international company playing a leading role in the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces;
  • This is a new leading role, so you’ll have the opportunity and room to implement your bright ideas together with your colleagues;
  • Personal and professional growth alongside a fast-growing company with international plans and lofty ambitions;
  • Great colleagues to work with! We are a fun and energetic mix of people who enjoy the work we do and the people we work with;
  • Free healthy (and slightly less healthy) snacks, the widest selection of tea you’ve ever seen, and exceptionally good coffee to keep you well fuelled throughout the day;
  • An attractive pension scheme.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing, e-commerce SaaS solution. We help brands, retailers and wholesalers find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.

Our story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most critical components of the global e-commerce industry. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to every business, and now ChannelEngine offers a complete, user-friendly, marketplace management suite with seamless integration, enabling businesses to expand their reach internationally. Our clients include Bugaboo, Hunkemöller, Brabantia, Bosch, JDE, and Reckitt, to name just a few.

ChannelEngine is growing at a rapid pace and currently covers channels in Europe, North- and Central America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with adventurous and ambitious people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us.