Financial Controller

  • Finance
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Financial Controller

Job description

Have you always wondered how 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 Financial 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 be reporting directly to the Finance Director and work closely with the three other team members across our offices in Groningen and Amsterdam. As our Financial Controller, you’ll focus on the entire financial administration, from overseeing salary payments to determining provisions. This role is an essential part of the department that supports the BNL operations.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Controlling the P&L and balance sheet, including accounts payable and accounts receivable;

  • Preparing monthly financial reporting decks and reporting to our Shareholder (Vivendi);

  • Monitoring the bank balances and weekly reporting on cash flow (forecast) of the entities and the cash of the promoters;

  • Managing the AO/IC processes and making suggestions for improvements contributing profitability, scalability and efficiency;

  • Submitting and accountability for VAT and local tax returns.

  • Managing the cash controlling of our ticketing platform, weekly promoter payouts and monitoring credit limits to mitigate risks;

  • Provide support to the Business Controller and take responsibility for a thorough cost and profit centre accounting;

  • Preparing the financial statements and handling the yearly audit with third parties.


  • Minimum HBO education in Economics and/or Accounting;

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

  • You’re proactive and are always focussing on solutions instead of problems;

  • Good knowledge and experience in IFRS and Dutch GAAP;

  • Good computer skills with apps within G Suite, MS-office and Exact, experience with Lucanet is a plus;

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

This is what we offer

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

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

  • All the essentials: reimbursement of travel expenses from 10 km, pension plan with a contribution from us, 24 vacation days, career opportunities and training/coaching sessions.

  • Working at home, or our office in the heart of Amsterdam & Groningen;

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

  • The possibility to visit events outside working hours.

See you soon!