Business Controller

  • Finance
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Business Controller

Job description

Have you always wondered what the financial side of a ticketing platform looks like for the most remarkable events in sports, music, theatre, culture or entertainment? Well, read further because we're on the lookout for a Business Controller in Amsterdam.

We're See Tickets, the European leader in ticketing! With a healthy dose of enthusiasm and experience, we, with 450 colleagues working from 9 different countries, strive towards a mission. The mission is to create the ultimate fan experience for our customers, whether they are fans of sports, music, theatre, culture or entertainment!

As one of the world's largest ticketing companies, we serve over a thousand clients from festivals to performance venues, sporting events and monuments, including Glastonbury Festival, Tomorrowland and Amsterdam Dance Event. Our state-of-the-art ticketing solution makes millions of fans across the globe excited to purchase their tickets for their favourite events.

You'll report directly to the Head of Finance and work closely with the five other team members across our offices in Groningen and Amsterdam. As our Business Controller, you'll focus on monitoring and adjusting the forecasts and budgets. You will handle incoming reporting requests from within the organisation and from our biggest clients. This role is an essential part of the department that supports the financial side of the BNL operations.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Creating financial reports to analyse the financial performance of the organisation;

  • Analysing financial data to spot trends, areas of improvement and possible risks;

  • Managing and monitoring the budgets and forecasting future performance of the business;

  • You will be the financial sparring partner of our biggest clients and assist them in assessing the events' success and visiting them occasionally;

  • Preparing monthly financial reporting decks for the management team to provide them with insights on financial variances;

  • Discuss the monthly results with various stakeholders, such as Business Development or Client Success;

  • Managing one direct report by training and coaching them. This colleague is working from our Groningen office;

  • The freedom and responsibility to start or work on different (financial) projects with multiple stakeholders.


  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and/or Accounting;

  • Three years of relevant work experience in a dynamic environment;

  • You have good proficiency in Dutch or English;

  • You’re a positive thinker who likes to think of solutions instead of problems;

  • You’re a self-starter and commercially driven;

  • Good knowledge and experience in Excel, Exact and Google Suite;

  • Ability to manage numerous priorities and accept responsibility for meeting deadlines.

  • You’re pragmatic, analytical, and a real go-getter;

This is what we offer

  • A salary that matches your work experience(s)

  • The hardware of your choice, with which you work most pleasantly;

  • Daily healthy lunch and during the day different snacks and fruit;

  • A committed, versatile and open team in an international environment;

  • The possibility to use our wellbeing partner, OpenUp;

  • All the essentials: reimbursement of travel expenses from 10 km, pension plan with a contribution from us, 24 vacation days, a one-off remote working budget,

  • Working at our office in the heart of Amsterdam, or now and then from home;

  • Monthly internal events and a large company party at least twice a year;

  • The possibility to visit events outside working hours.

See you soon!