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Accounting and Reporting Lead



Accounting & Finance
Delft, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Your mission
As the Accounting and Reporting Lead, you will oversee global financial close processes, ensuring accurate and compliant financial reporting. You will drive process optimization, develop accounting policies, and manage short-term cash forecasts. You will also ensure robust internal controls and create IFRS interim financial statements. With a focus on automation and efficiency, you will build and lead a top-tier team, reporting directly to the CFO.

Your role & responsibilities:
  • Drive the monthly, quarterly, and yearly close processes across multiple global entities, ensuring timely, accurate, and compliant financial reporting
  • Lead and improve financial reporting that are accurate, timely and compliant with all financial reporting regulations
  • Take lead in optimization of financial processes and drafting accounting policies
  • Spearhead short-term cash forecast initiatives, keeping stakeholders informed with weekly cash flow updates
  • Data gathering and consolidation of financial and certain non-financial data to create accurate IFRS interim financial statements
  • Review and ensure appropriate internal controls and financial procedures are in place
  • Ensure conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices aligned with IFRS and local GAAP
  • Build and retain an “A-class” Accounting and Reporting Team by hiring, retaining and developing top talent
Your profile
Education & experience:
  • Higher Education Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience
  • Extensive experience with IFRS financial reporting, preferably in a company with multiple international entities
  • Big 4 background and relevant industry experience is preferred
  • Tech-minded agent of change with a record of optimizing manual processes, driving efficiencies and deploying automation
  • Knowledge of and experience with multiple ERP packages is an advantage
  • Operational experience with financial reporting tools such as Power BI and MS Excel
  • A forward-thinking mindset that prioritizes automation and innovation in financial workflows
  • Experience in fast growing start-up / scale up
  • Demonstrated timely decision-making and communications on complex accounting issues
  • Ability to manage and lead the audit process and the external auditor relationship
  • Fluency in English required, Dutch preferred.
Skills & Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively across functional boundaries: influence and inspire throughout the company
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills: generates and pursues positive ideas to diminish the conflict situation and enhance relationships
  • Excellent organizational planning and time management skills: effectively identifies and adjust key priorities and timelines;
  • Highly effective communication skills: uses a highly effective communication style that engages others and builds credibility and trust with a variety of audiences outside and across the organization;
  • Pays attention to detail and feels personally responsible and accountable for the quality delivered
  • Decision-making: able to make decisions in situations of uncertainty or ambiguity, weighs up various alternatives with speed and confidence, when making both routine and complex decisions.
  • Team work: makes suggestions, provides necessary resources, or removes barriers to facilitate the accomplishment of team goals;
  • Adaptivity and stress tolerance: recognizes changing circumstances and can identify what adjustments need to be made to plans, goals, strategies and ways of working
About us
At Qblox, we operate at the frontier of the quantum revolution delivering advanced technologies needed to build Quantum Computers. This field is rapidly growing and will impact society on a global level. With a dedicated team of scientists, engineers and developers we are pushing quantum technology to support experimentalists worldwide with our scalable qubit control and readout equipment. Since 2019, Qblox has grown into a dynamic company employing 90+ innovative, international minds, all dedicated to the company’s mission. We celebrate equality and diversity. We are growing exponentially and welcome talented individuals who share our enthusiasm to make a difference. We’re striving to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, experiences, and skills. If you are to join us, you can expect:

  • An international, interdisciplinary team of highly-skilled physicists, engineers, designers and scientists with an open working culture
  • A high-curiosity, high-performance and invigorating team dynamic
  • Flexible working hours: hybrid working options and travel allowance for commuting to the office
  • 30 days annual leave and holiday allowance
  • Company-sponsored retreats and Friday lunches
  • A modern, open office
  • Competitive compensation and participation plan
  • Opportunities for international travel for conferences, partnerships and customer visits
* Acquisition in response to our vacancies by recruitment agencies is not appreciated *