Assistent Controller

  • Fulltime
  • Amstelveen
  • Relevante ervaring
  • Hbo

Acolad is the European market leader in professional translation and interpreting services and one of the most dynamic players in this sector. Acolad currently has offices in 25 countries and on 3 continents and distinguishes itself by its multi-local approach, which is a determining factor for many customers on an international level. Acolad offers a wide range of language services for all industries and sectors, including translation, localization and interpretation. The Acolad Group has a strong partnership with more than 20,000 professional translators and interpreters, all highly skilled linguists. Our offices are currently located in Amstelveen, Paris, Brussels, Geneva, London, Frankfurt and Zurich, among others. Our clients include various government departments, international law firms, banks, and legal and financial departments of companies in the FTSE 100.

Acolad is looking for an Assistant controller for its Dutch branch Livewords, located in Amstelveen

The role:

As an Assistant Controller you focus on the commercial controlling aspects of Livewords and underlying subsidiaries, in combination with a number of other commercial reports for the French parent organization.

The activities for your area of ​​focus are:

  • Consolidation of different reporting during the month-end closing;
  • Substantiate balance sheet positions and assess age;
  • Liquidity plans for 12 weeks ahead;
  • Making various overviews and analyzes for business units;
  • Creating data models in Excel in order to provide input for business operations;
  • Elaboration and development of procedures and work instructions;
  • Optimizing and improving processes;
  • Quarterly VAT declaration;
  • Monthly ICP declaration;
  • CBS declarations;
  • Support in various audits.

You also offer support with all kinds of ad hoc questions from the business. That is why a flexible attitude is very important. You know everything about the matter, or you go out to investigate, and you are able to take the helicopter view and come up with reports that really tell how things are going. Here you will have to deal with various complex accounting and reports. There is a strong no-nonsense informal culture and focus and drive to make and keep our financial data up to date, correct and accessible.

The Finance team consists of the Finance manager, Assistant controller, and two Administration employees. Monthly reports are made to the parent company in France, where the CFO Europe operates.

The job profile:

  • You have at least a completed HBO education (Bachelor degree) in a financial direction;
  • You have at least 4 years of relevant work experience in a broad financial position;
  • Experience in an international environment is a plus;
  • You are analytical, structured and accurate;
  • You have experience with financial accounting systems, preferably Exact or Workday;
  • You have good knowledge of Excel;
  • You have good verbal and written command of the Dutch and English language;
  • You have a great sense of responsibility;
  • You have a proactive flexible attitude;
  • You have good communication skills;
  • Innovation is something you stimulate.

We offer you:

An international, dynamic, informal and cozy environment where you work together with your colleagues from Livewords to offer the best service. A job that stands out!

We offer you a competitive salary and you can find us in Amstelveen, just a 5-minute walk from the Oranjebaan subway and bus station.

Interested? Then quickly send your resume and motivation to If you have any questions, please contact Ivonne Commandeur, Finance Manager at Livewords, on 06-38915194.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.