Head of Accounting & Controlling (Senior Financial controller)

Job description

The position

With the growth and professionalization of Protix, we're looking to further improve our reporting standards and processes to comply with IFRS standards. Therefore, we're looking for a Head of Accounting & Controlling to join our growing team at Protix!


You will be responsible for three main accounting processes (P2P, C2C, R2R). 

In regards of procure / purchase to pay, you closely collaborate with purchase and you manage all accounting processes concerning requisitioning, purchasing, receiving and paying for goods and services.

As owner of the collect to cash process you drive revenue by having strong controls around contracting ordering and delivery. The perfect candidate would put adequate processes in place to streamline quoting, contracting, and ordering sales processes. As a result we gain higher efficiency and better visibility to improve business outcomes. Together with the sales team, you will put processes in place to speed up sales cycles, create better buying experiences, and close deals faster (e.g. automated quoting and more).

You manage the record to report (R2R) process that involves collecting, processing and presenting accurate financial data. You provide strategic, financial and operational feedback on the performance of the organization and inform management and other stakeholders in a timely manner.

You are responsible for all monthly, quarterly and yearly closing statements: You make sure all processes are followed and closed in accordance with the required deadlines. Aside from the process improvement it is your task to educate all internal and external stakeholders.


You manage and lead our financial control framework, that means full trial balance responsibility.

You will be the key contact point for planning and disclosure of information towards audits/auditors in such a way that we have audited financial statements within the required terms.

Additionally, you are supportive in the preparation of annual budget, forecast and liquidity projections.


Team management (3 employees)

You will manage a three headed team: finance control. All are young, ambitious, but need mentoring. This is a perfect opportunity for a senior accountant or controller, who can guide, but still has an active role in the operations. This team will grow when the company grows.


Experience and education

  • Master degree in Accounting, Economics or similar education;
  • 7+ years experience in accounting, of which at least 1 or 2 years with IFRS;
  • Deep experience in controlling and controlling frameworks;


Skills and competencies 

  • Excellent communication, strong people and superior interpersonal skills;
  • You are process and control focused;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.