Assistant Financial Controller

Posted: Sep 5, 2023

Location: Hoofddorp, NL

Company: Irdeto

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, empowering businesses to innovate for a secure, connected future. Building on over 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s services and solutions protect revenue, enable growth and fight cybercrime in video entertainment, video games, and connected industries including transport, health and infrastructure. Irdeto is the security partner dedicated to empowering a secure world where people can connect with confidence. 
With teams and offices around the world, Irdeto’s greatest asset is its people - our diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and contribute to Irdeto's success. 


The Role:

As a part of the Financial Control Team, your role is primarily to support the Regional Financial Controlles on accounting, compliance and control related activities. You will have the opportunity to make an impact in advising on accounting related matters and participate in projects in an international environment. 

You will work in a team of finance professionals in the Netherlands, reporting directly to the Regional Financial Controller


Your mission at Irdeto:

  • Perform month end close activities which includes:
    • Collaborating with the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll specialists to ensure all entries are accurately recorded
    • Process journal entries and monthly balance sheet reconciliations
    • Loading of entities in HFM, clearing validations and HFM reporting
    • Variance analysis with explanations
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and statutory pack disclosure
  • Responsible for the timely reporting and filing of statutory accounts in the relevant regions
  • Ensure robust controls are in place. Proactively monitor, assess, report and ensure effective controls over financial and business risks
  • Prepare accounting memos
  • Pro-actively drive process improvements and projects
  • Support in process standardization
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and adherence to company/group policies
  • Collaborate with the tax team to drive tax compliance
  • Support on completion of VAT returns
  • Support and advise on other accounting related projects, including the ERP-system
  • Collaborate with and support your colleagues in similar roles in the other regions;
  • Liase with external accounting and audit firms and work with tax advisors
  • Adhoc projects

How you can add value to the team?

  • 2+ years of related work experience, in an international environment;
  • Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant required
  • Strong IFRS knowledge;
  • A team player and effective communicator across different cultures and at all levels of management;
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines;
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal);
  • Attention to detail and “hands on”


What you can expect from us: 

Our people and culture are the heart of our business, and our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform what we do, and how we work. We believe in investing in our talented employees and promote collaboration, creativity and innovation, health and well-being across our global workforce. 
In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer: 

  • An international and multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced  
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program 
  • Innovation sabbatical 
  • Volunteer Day 
  • State of the art office space 
  • On the job coaching and mentoring 
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy. 
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together! 
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day! 
  •  US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few) 


Irdeto encourages applications from people with disabilities, as we provide accommodation on request of the candidates that take part in all aspects of the selection processes.

Welcome to Irdeto!

Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

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