This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Financial Controller, IPP

Adyen is looking for a Financial Controller, In-person Payments (IPP) to join the Product Financial Controlling team. 

This pivotal role sits within the Amsterdam-based Group Finance function, and takes ownership of reporting on the financial position and results of our terminal hardware business. Your responsibilities will extend to contributing to financial process optimization and building accounting flows for new products.

If you are keen on scaling financial processes and have a solid understanding of accounting, this opportunity could be your ideal next step! 

What you’ll do

  • Your principal focus will be scaling the inventory accounting process for our continually growing IPP offering
  • Collaborate with and support stakeholders in and outside of Group Finance, such as Procurement, Supply chain and Product teams
  • Regular deep dives into the relevant IPP functions to understand the underlying business activity driving the financial figures
  • Responsible for performing month-end close activities, including preparation of journals, reconciliation of accounts, reporting of the financial results relating to sales of terminals and inventory accounting.
  • Work with Finance Developers and Data Analysts to improve the speed and accuracy of financial data extractions, as well as optimize and automate our current ways of working
  • Work with product teams and finance developers to build accounting flows for new products, ensuring seamless integration into existing processes
  • Contribute to the internal control framework (risk assessments and control implementation)

 Who you are

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting or financial controlling. A CPA/CA/RA (or equivalent) qualification is advantageous but not required
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including use of pivot tables and formulas
  • Ability to analyze data and drive process improvements/automations
  • Proactive approach to projects, demonstrating the ability to both independently and as part of a team
  • Forward-thinking mindset, ensuring implemented solutions are scalable for Adyen's continued growth
  • Previous exposure to inventory accounting and/or implementing an ERP will be advantageous but not required.
  • You have the ability to step out of the details to perform high-level analysis, and sense-check the overall reasonability of the numbers

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our Amsterdam office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.

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