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Financial Reporting & Control Specialist
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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 passionate about creating a finance domain of the future and help step up our financial control and reporting framework, we have a unique opportunity for you. 

🥜 In a nutshell

We’re looking for someone who doesn’t shy away from taking responsibility for the consolidated financial reporting & control of Picnic International. You will be responsible for the Picnic International’s entities, Picnic’s consolidated accounting & reporting standards and will start setting up our International internal control framework. You will work closely with our country controllers and provide the required oversight as well as checks and balances. Next to that, you will have the opportunity to bring Picnic annual reporting in-house and build our external reporting to a level in line with Picnic’s ambitious requirements. 

As a specialist within the finance team, working closely together with the Financial Reporting & Control Lead, you will be able to constantly generate your own ideas about how to bring Picnic’s finance domain to the next level. All in all, a unique opportunity for somebody with ambitions within the financial control and reporting domain. 

🎯 What you’ll do

You are confident and take ownership of your projects, but also collaborate with and motivate colleagues. As our Financial Reporting and Control Specialist within Picnic’s Finance team you will:

  • Build-out the financial reporting & control function at Picnic International (together with the country controllers for the Netherlands, Germany and France); 
  • Perform relevant checks and balances on accuracy and completeness of (internal/external) reporting;
  • Identify and drive internal control improvement initiatives;
  • Bring the annual reporting of the Picnic entities in-house and in line with Picnic’s ambitious requirements;
  • Be a key player in the audit processes (for the consolidated as well as local financial statements) of the Picnic entities; 
  • Contribute accounting and internal control knowledge to Picnic’s Finance team; 
  • Identify and follow-up on future reporting requirements (e.g. IFRS transition and/or ESG-requirements)

⭐ About you

  • Relevant master’s degree in Finance, Economics and/or Accounting 
  • Post master degree in accounting (RA/CPA)
  • 5 - 7 years of working experience, ideally also as a Financial Controller
  • Explicit experience with accounting under Dutch GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Currently working in the Netherlands, or willing to relocate
  • Strong analytical skills, structured thinking and an eye for detail
  • Excellent organizational and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent Excel and data analysis skills
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English

📖 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 startup 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

Online test

Phone screening

Interviews

Assessment day

Closing interview

Offer

Apply now!