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Senior Finance Analyst


The Role

We are currently recruiting for the position of Senior Finance Analyst within RBI’s Finance team, supporting our XpertHR and Nextens businesses. The role will report to the Finance Business Partner for XpertHR and Nextens and will be based in our Amsterdam office. There will be some travel required to our UK head office in Sutton, South London where the majority of the finance team and the manager is based.


This is a highly commercial and operational finance role, working closely with finance and business managers at a range of levels and up to the Executive level. Ability to communicate effectively and influence will be critical to success in the role, as will detail focus and a solid grounding in accounting principles. The role acts as a key liaison between the business and RBI’s central Finance and Accounting teams.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

-       Provide input to Finance and commercial business teams, helping to ensure that decisions are taken with an understanding of their financial consequences

-       Produce and interpret regular financial reports, and drive appropriate operational response

-       Identify and embed the use of common key performance metrics, particularly around revenue, and leverage analytics to provide insight that drives action.

-       Play a key role in budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring a rigorous and accurate process with appropriate challenge, understanding and communication of risks and issues

-       Partner closely with the wider Finance team, including centralised teams Accounting Services, Reporting & Analysis, and the Global Transaction teams.

-       Ensure ongoing support and tracking of projects including providing effective challenge on deliverables & milestones

-       Support an effective control environment and help to safeguard the company’s assets

-       Analysis of performance of sales commission schemes, feeding into design of future schemes

-       Provide response to ad-hoc queries and requests for analysis from finance and the business

Key skills required

-       While the role does not directly involve posting journals, core accounting and technical knowledge is essential for success

-       Ability to influence and to extract and challenge the drivers of growth from business leaders in order to drive a robust and transparent forecast process will also be critical.

-       Self-reliant and motivated to drive tasks through to completion, whilst ensuring high standards are maintained

-       Excellent attention to detail, and pride in high quality of output and delivery

-       Highly numerate, with an ability to analyse data, spot outliers and follow up to gain a full understanding

-       Displays initiative, curiosity and challenges the status quo in pursuit of continuous improvement

-       Ability to work well under pressure and in a flexible, fast-paced environment

-       Good communication skills in Dutch and English

Qualifications / Experience

-       Degree-level qualification (subject area is less important than level of rigour)

-       Accountancy qualification (CPA / ACA / ACCA / CIMA)

-       Advanced Excel skills

-       Previous experience will include: -

o   Focus on accounting, preparation of monthly financials, review of control accounts

o   Preparation and delivery of reporting to finance and business managers

o   Involvement in budgeting and forecasting processes


-       Our benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect when joining our company.

-       Competitive salary

-       a 13th month

-       33 days of leave

-       Solid Pension Plan, with a choice between a collective pension plan an individual pension plan

-       Profit share subject to the company annual results

-       You can participate in the convertible personnel bond scheme

-       Flexible working arrangements

-       Travel allowance for commuting

Ready for the next step in your career?

Are you enthusiastic about our job offer? Apply now and we will be happy to meet you!

A pre-employment screening and online assessment are part of the application procedure.

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