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Financial Controller - Adyen

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This is Adyen

Adyen is the financial technology platform of choice for leading companies. By providing end-to-end payments capabilities, data-driven insights, and financial products in a single global solution, Adyen helps businesses achieve their ambitions faster. With offices around the world, Adyen works with the likes of Facebook, Uber, H&M, eBay, and Microsoft. To maintain our momentum, we need people to join us in finding new ways of solving our unique challenges - people like you.


Financial Controller

Adyen is looking for a Financial Controller to join our Systems Control and Analysis team within Group Finance. As a Financial Controller you will be responsible for systems controls such as general ledger accounting and the monthly financial reporting processes, including account analysis and reconciliations in our global operations. Most importantly you will help us in building accounting flows for our new products such as Capital and Issuing.  A good understanding of accounting will get you off to a great start in this role, in combination with an open mind and willingness to take on new projects, success is almost guaranteed.


What you’ll do

  • Responsible for preparing manual journals, performing month-end close activities, reconciliation of accounts, reporting of the financial results to the group 
  • You have strong excel skills and know how to optimize finance systems and constantly look for continuous improvement of daily activities.
  • Building knowledge is a key - payments specific accounting ledgers by partnering with subject matter experts
  • You work with Finance Developers team to improve the speed and accuracy on financial data extractions
  • Driving the efficiency of the accounting processes to ensure smooth audit internally and externally
  • Building Accounting flows for our new products 


 Who you are

  • 3-7 years of experience in accounting; audit experience is a plus; 
  • Background in Accounting or Finance
  • Expert level knowledge of Excel mastering the use of pivot tables and formulas (SQL is a plus)
  • Ability to analyze data and drive process improvements/automations
  • Detail-oriented and have strong analytical and multi-tasking skills;
  • Proactive in projects you take on, able to work independently but never afraid to ask for help;
  • Able to think 2 steps ahead, making sure that implemented solutions are scalable for Adyen’s rapid growth.


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.

Please note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.


Adyen Headquarters Location


Adyen Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Adyen Founded Year


Adyen Funding Rounds

  • Series B

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $16,000,000 USD