Financial Controller eCG

Amsterdam, North Holland Requisition Number R0029555 Subsidiary Marktplaats

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative global leader in online classifieds, with revenues of approx. USD 1 Bln. Our main brands are Marktplaats, Gumtree, Kijiji and Mobile. We have established leading positions in Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia, UK, Denmark and Belgium. We also have a presence in Mexico, South Africa and Italy. In this fast growing and highly competitive market, we continuously innovate in user experience and finding new ways to generate revenues.

We are always looking for high-energy, self-motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about their work. Our team members enjoy a challenging environment that places the highest value on innovation and accountability. Our culture is based on open and honest communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun.

We are seeking a professional individual to join our finance team as Financial Controller.

You will be part of the Global eCG finance team, located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands reporting into the Global Financial Controller. You will work with a small team mainly focused on further improving revenue controlling, accounting and reporting.  Due to our fast growth and innovation, the controlling team continues to innovate and grow. This also means we work on various exciting projects.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for a number of countries and also managing a team of country controllers
  • Responsible for some centrally managed revenue streams & costs: examples are Google, Adyen, Paypal and large programmatic advertising partners.
  • Financial controllers are responsible for:
    • Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial closings by working closely with Financial Analysts based in the local eCG countries
    • Revenue controlling & accounting for your countries & centrally managed revenue streams
    • Expense controlling & accounting reporting of these countries. These include but are not limited to: marketing expense, cost of sale, sales discounts, sales bonuses
  • Coordinate local statutory audits in various countries
  • Work on integrating new businesses, new revenue streams and the new billing system
  • Liaise with the Company’s legal & tax advisors a.o. reviewing or submitting tax declarations and required forms with the authorities
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly US Group reporting to eBay Inc. on specific revenues and accounts receivable areas

Your profile:

  • You have earned a bachelor or master’s degree in the areas of Controlling or Finance & Accounting
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in an accounting and/or controlling role, preferably in an international global environment
  • Extended experience in working with accounting software (SAP GL preferred)
  • Excellent analytical (excel) skills and an affinity with numbers
  • Able to manage global stakeholders in a global matrix organization
  • Able to work in a structured way in an agile environment
  • Strong team player but also can-do mentality
  • Ability to successfully manage a team of accounting professionals
  • Eager to continuously improve and implement changes
  • Eager to take on responsibilities and learn new tasks. Ability to work independently
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of Dutch and/or Spanish is a plus
  • Flexibility to travel (approx. once a quarter or less)
  • EU working permit

What we offer?

  • Competitive compensation including pension, a very competitive bonus scheme and sabbatical of one month after 5 years of employment
  • Opportunities to participate in a growing dynamic international IT based environment
  • Opportunity for large international exposure via eBay’s network of global locations
  • Career and personal development opportunities through dedicated eBay learning programs

Interested?

From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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