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Junior Financial Controller



Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Join Lepaya!

Why we need you

As a Junior Financial controller, you will be at the heart of the financial team, with an initial focus on the Accounts Payable side. You will support the monthly closing and help steer the business. You will help improve processes and work with people across the company. You will be the person who knows the details, while of course having the backup of the financial lead.

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor in accounting/finance/ economics or Business or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience in finance

  • Experience with identifying process improvement and implementation

  • Experience with Excel and preferably Exact

  • Good verbal and written English communication skills and a team player mentality;

  • Hands-on mentality with a good eye for detail, a problem-solving mindset and a high level of integrity

Your first-year achievements

  • Assist in the monthly closing process and management/financial reporting;

  • Process AP and book salaries

  • Do the bank reconciliation and create payment files

  • Improve finance related processes and co-operate with the Finance Lead on optimizing reporting & accounting;

  • Be the first point of contact for finance-related questions from the team including ad-hoc analysis and providing a strong foundation for dynamic reporting;

  • Analyze key performance indicators, profit & loss reports, and make recommendations to optimize the overall business performance;

  • Work with the Finance lead to be ready for the audit;

Why you’ll love this journey at Lepaya

  • A challenging role in a vibrant international scale-up

  • Our work-to-live scheme, which prioritizes health and wellbeing

  • Unlimited holidays and Lepaya Fridays – every other Friday, a day for yourself

  • Flexible hours and a hybrid working arrangement, we expect you to work from our office at least 2 days a week

  • Work from anywhere for 8 weeks/year

  • 500 euros to set up your home office and a monthly WFH allowance of 35 euros

  • Unlimited access to OpenUp and 500 euros per year to be used on Empowr, our psychological & well-being partners

  • Fun activities where you can interact with colleagues, such as Ski trips, team meetings, lunches, and many more!

  • Lots of opportunities to learn and grow, including internal career development:

    • Access to our Lepaya Academy to help you upskill

    • An internal hiring program to help you advance

Our mission

At Lepaya, we transform professional development by redefining how organizations nurture their talent through Power Skills—vital abilities shaped by market demands. Using a blend of human expertise and AI, our capability platform maximizes employee potential. With nearly 1 million individuals upskilled in companies like Dell and L’Oreal, and $80 million in funding, we pioneer advanced learning integrated into daily workflows. Join our global, fast-growing team as we aim to be the largest upskilling platform worldwide!

What does it mean to be a Lepayaaan?

We succeed together. We act and come up with solutions. We build for growth. We exceed expectations. We create meaningful impact. For a glimpse into our culture, explore our careers page.

How we live DE&I

At Lepaya, our diverse team embraces professionals of all backgrounds. We prioritize an inclusive environment where every member is valued and empowered. We're dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion through initiatives like our Diversity Charter and internal DE&I team. Your unique perspective is celebrated, ensuring you feel supported and encouraged to be yourself at work.

What’s next?

Ensuring that your candidate journey is smooth is our top priority! Here's a sneak peek into our standard hiring process: First, an introductory interview; then, a chat with the hiring manager; followed by a technical interview or a business case; a chance to meet our founder; and finally, an offer! We're all about getting to know you better, so we'll invite you to our office for a face-to-face stage, where you can meet potential future colleagues and experience our awesome office vibes firsthand!

Eager to jump on board? Get in touch!