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Senior Finance Administrator
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Senior Finance Administrator

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate Senior Finance Operator we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Amsterdam HQ and make a real difference in our scaleup environment.

🥜 In a nutshell 

Picnic is growing rapidly and we are constantly improving our finance operations. We are looking for somebody with a financial background with a creative and problem-solving mindset. As Senior Finance Administrator you love the mix of operational activities, teamwork and managing the cash flow. At the same time, you have the opportunity to help us build the best finance processes. With a fresh financial management system, you have the freedom to design processes that will support you and the finance team best. Combining a practical attitude towards getting stuff done and a conceptual approach to long term system solutions!

Picnic is a highly inspiring environment where you will work with a diverse group of highly talented and motivated people, whilst at the same time having some fun. If you are someone who is structured, pragmatic, self-starting, and responsible, then we’d love to discuss the role further with you!

🎯 What you’ll do

You are confident and take ownership of your projects. You use your creativity to improve our operations and your activities instead of just executing a finance role. You are a reliable team player and not afraid of a challenge. You like to work with numbers, but also get energized when you help and coach team members. You will:

  • Be the first point of contact of the business and Finance team in relation to questions on invoice processing and payments
  • Identify and lead improvement initiatives for our finance operations
  • Support the business controllers by reviewing processed transactions
  • Provide hands-on and pragmatic support to the finance administrators and working students
  • Manage the cash flow of the individual entities
  • Coach the finance administrators and working students

⭐ About you

  • Relevant Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 1-4 years of experience in a role such as Finance operator, Business Controller, Management accountant
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and initiative: Hands-on, nothing-is-impossible mindset
  • Organizational skills
  • Excel and data analysis skills
  • Fluency in both verbal and written Dutch & English

Desirable requirements

  • Technical accounting
  • Accounting system knowledge (Workday is a plus)
  • Analytical skills (Excel, Tableau, etc.)

📖 Picnic Perks

Every expert was once a beginner! 

  • You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

  • You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. 
  • Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

  • With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

  • You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy 

  • Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 
  • There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

  • We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self as well as 25 vacation days per year, so you can recharge your batteries 

Work-life balance

  • Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and Barista-made coffee may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Benefits for expats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow).
  • In the Netherlands, we offer support with your first tax report as well as arranging the 30% ruling.
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 

 

COVID-19

We care about your health and wellbeing. As such, we currently support online interviews and remote onboarding (learn more about the process here).

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves. 

Our recruitment process

CV screening

Phone screening

Online test

Interviews

Assessment day

Closing interview

Offer

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