Finance Director

Max. € 125.000 + 15-20% bonus
HAYS for HomeAdvisor International

The organisation

Executive search assignment. Entrepreneurial and highly driven Finance Director with a strong accounting – financial control background who can ‘hit the ground running’!

My client is HomeAdvisor International who is a leading European home services marketplace, connecting homeowners to home service professionals. HomeAdvisor International is a subsidiary of ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ: ANGI) and is operated by IAC (NASDAQ: IAC) through five leading brands in six countries: the United Kingdom; Germany; Austria; France, Italy and the Netherlands (average travel time of 25%). The organization continues to expand the brands in Europe. 

The position

As a Finance Director you will lead the financial process and you are responsible for the financial reporting of the results. You will work closely with the European operating businesses, the corporate teams and report directly to the VP of Finance who is based in the US. This position will take part in strategic planning and operational management of the European entities and plays a key role in determining and executing the strategy.

Tasks & responsibilities

In summary, your responsibilities will be: 

  • Manage a small central team to ensure timely and accurate reporting of US GAAP financials to US Head Office on a monthly & Quarterly basis; 
  • Design, Implementation and execution of a control environment compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley standards; 
  • Work closely with European operating businesses to ensure compliance with required reporting standards;
  • Effectively manage the working capital components of the Group; 
  • Produce statutory accounts and tax returns for the Group and its various subsidiaries; 
  • Oversee the annual audit process; 
  • Work with corporate teams to ensure Public financials for the Group are accurate; 
  • Develop and implement longer term vision for the overall Accounting function.

Candidate profile

As a Finance Director you hold degree in Accounting or Business Economics (ACCA/CIMA/ACA/RA/RC) filled with significant prior experience in a senior financial control position within an internationally operating US company: significant prior experience in a multinational company is essential.

You do understand the dynamics and the complexity of a project driven US organization in a fast paced environment where multiple stakeholders are involved. You must be a "self-starter" with a can-do attitude and ability to work with minimal direction and a high aptitude for management, planning, and analyzing business situations.

You have excellent communications skills with the ability to positively influence C-level positions and to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You effectively prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines and together with your team you produce high quality work in a fast paced environment added with outstanding problem solving and analytical skills. You demonstrate strong leadership skills: high energy, initiative and creativity and are able to initiate and lead change.

As a Finance Director you have proficient financial/accounting, analytical knowledge and you deliver high quality services. You timely identifies technical accounting, process-related and systems related issues, and provides hands on and strategic focus in addressing such issues.

The knowledge of and experience with reporting, financial statements international consolidation, US GAAP, is essential. It is a distinct advantage if you have experience working with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) systems. Naturally you have strong Excel skills.

Furthermore you have excellent knowledge of the English language. However you have been living in The Netherlands for a while now (if not don’t apply because applications will not be taken into procedure). 

The offer

You will work within a dynamic, still growing and international organization with a broad scope of responsibilities. The organization offers a competitive salary with a max. € 125.000 + 15-20% bonus.

Secondary benefits are appropriate: 8% holiday allowance, 25 days off, a pension plan, free lunch & gym. They have a stimulating environment where your opinion counts and there is room for own initiative and personal growth. 


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Deze procedure is gesloten (04-07-2018).

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