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Group Financial Controller

As a Group Financial Controller at Mediq you will work in an ambitious and energetic organization which is internationally growing and developing. The Group Financial Controller reports directly to the Group Director Finance & Control and is a key player in the (global) finance organization of Mediq. Ready for an international role? Apply now!

What will you do?

As Group Financial Controller you work in the group control team (10fte). You are sparring partner to the CFO, Head of Internal Audit and the Finance leads in the 13 countries Mediq operates in. As the Group Financial Controller you are responsible for external reporting, technical accounting and group consolidation for the Mediq group under IFRS. You are the first point of contact for the external auditors for both the financial statements as well as the Group external audit process. Furthermore you will drive projects with the business for streamlining and improving the accounting and reporting process and Group wide governance around this; you are the owner of the Group Accounting manual. As the Group Financial Controller you are able to support them were needed and steer them where necessary. When it comes to complex financial reporting and accounting questions the board will turn to you. Other projects you will be responsible for are: accounting integration with future acquisitions, including purchase price allocation under IFRS, internal control testing with the current processes as well as the during and after the ERP system implementation.

Besides all the work that is laid out you are also proactively looking to give advice, ask questions and challenge current processes.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial accounting within Mediq Group; responsible for coordination of the annual accounts, including working on the content;
  • Owner of accounting topics and position papers with regards to IFRS (for example goodwill impairment testing, PPA, etc), including communication / aligning on this with the external accountant;
  • Work and contribute on all kind of ad-hoc projects / analysis where applicable;
  • Act as first point of contact for external accountant;
  • R2R governance owner; making sure Mediq policies and procedures are documented and stored and accessible for everybody;
  • Maintain and where new policies for accounting topics like stock provisioning, doubtful debt provisioning, etc;
  • Responsible for balance sheet reviews of local units and give guidance on how to book;
  • Owner of the Group accounting manual;
  • Contact person and sparring partner for tax department.

What is your background?

  • Register Accountant (CPA);
  • Fluent in English, speech and writing. Dutch language skills are considered a plus;
  • At least 5+ years of relevant working experience in audit of financial reporting;
  • Excellent knowledge IFRS;
  • Good communication skills, able to influence and convince various levels of professionals.
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De Meern

At our head office in De Meern (Utrecht), we lay the foundation for good service to our customers. From Utrecht we have contact with all customers, suppliers, but also the government and insurers. Every day thousands of customers are helped and informed from De Meern. With the large Customer Contact department, De Meern is the beating heart of our organization. De Meern is also the (international) headquarters of Mediq. In De Meern you will find Mediq's group management and international staff departments, including for example finance and IT. Finally, in De Meern you will find the management of the Mediq Netherlands organization and the Dutch staff departments such as finance, HR, communication and quality. The nice thing about working at De Meern is that you work at Mediq's head office, where everything comes together. You get to know about 500 different employees and all aspects of our business here.

Finance

The Group Finance and Control team comprises of Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Accounting and Consolidation and functional Business Controllers that support the different operating functions at the Group level. The team is responsible for managing the annual financial reporting cycle within the Group, prepare internal and external financial reports, drive process improvements and support the finance teams within the different clusters and business units. It’s a diverse and international group of finance professional, with varying backgrounds and levels of experience
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About Mediq

About Mediq

Our story is not just about ourselves. It is mainly about the millions of people who deserve the opportunity to get the most out of their lives. Fathers and mothers. Brothers and sisters. Young lovers and old friends. Grandparents and newborn babies. They have one thing in common: they have been diagnosed with a chronic or serious disorder. Mediq has activities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Application process

1
Online application
Complete your profile, upload your cv and add your motivation
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Screening
Your application will be reviewed, where applicable we may check your professional qualifications
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1st interview
You get to know Mediq and we get to know you
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2nd interview
Together we will dive deeper into the job and how that matches up with your talents.
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Offer
If you and we are enthusiastic about the match we have, we make you a good offer.
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Welcome to Mediq!
You have a new job and we love to welcome you to Mediq!

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