Financial Controller | Alphen aan den Rijn

Bachelor | University   Fulltime   Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn
Bachelor | University
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first class, high quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture and sell histological and cytological instruments and consumables.
We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. A testimonial. Currently, about 250 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is ‘our story’.

 Financial Controller | The Netherlands
(Alphen aan den Rijn)

The position
Leading all accounting activities & managing the financial performance, that’s what this role is all about.
This includes managing accounting data, evaluating and managing risks to ensure regulatory compliance, preparing the consolidated annual accounts according Dutch & US GAAP, analysing financial data, coordination auditing processes, preparing the budget process and ensuring accuracy of financial information.
In this role, you’re teaming up with the Senior Reporting & Compliance Specialist, the Senior Team Lead Financial Accountant, the International Tax Specialist & the rest of the European Central Office Finance Team, reporting directly to the Director Finance EMEAI.

You will be responsible for

  • analysing and controlling of the monthly close (including forecast and report variances)
  • preparing the Quarterly Business Reporting (SFE – Business units)
  • monitoring & analysing balance sheet, P&L accounts versus budget, prior year
  • compliance: Local-, Dutch- and US GAAP including periodical routine & non-routine, planned & unplanned
  • compliance check according to group accounting principles
  • monitoring internal (audit) controls in close contact with the European Financial Accounts
  • preparing & participating in budgeting
  • ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

You have

  • Bachelor’s in business administration or Accounting
  • at least 7+ years working experience, preferable in an international finance department
  • sound knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • been creating and consolidating financial statements
  • strong analytical & communication skills
  • excellent IT-skills (ERP, BI Tools, MS Office & Excel)
  • a practical approach & can-do mentality
  • the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently whilst meeting strict deadlines


  • live within travelling distance from Alphen aan den Rijn, feeling at home in an international environment
  • easily communicate with finance & non-finance colleagues throughout Europe
  • can express yourself fluently in Dutch and English, both verbal and written
  • reach out, team up and deliver!

The invitation
Would you like to be part of a healthy, privately owned company and an ambitious team? Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.
Sakura offers an interesting employment package, including a gross yearly salary of approximately €65.000, - (including 8% holiday pay) an attractive bonus structure of max 8%, a fully paid pension plan, 29 paid holidays, a daily freshly prepared lunch and a gym discount.
Most importantly we are interested in what drives you to be successful!

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today by using our Online Application Form.

If you have further questionsor would you like to get more information about this job, please contact Paul van der Hove (Recruitment) on

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Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

Flemingweg 10a
2408 AV  Alphen aan den Rijn

Paul van der Hove