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Head of Finance

Op locatie, Hybride
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland


Do you want to contribute to the revolution in waste?

We are Seenons, a climate tech company with a mission: a world without waste. Our platform brings together all players in the waste industry for circular waste management. We help large organizations to reduce waste and together save as many valuable resources as possible from industrial waste - on the way to a circular economy. With huge shortages of raw materials and, on the other hand, 76 million roll cages full of waste, something has to change. This is why we are looking for a driven Head of Finance to help us achieve our mission by maximizing our financial efficiency and supporting sustainable growth!

What to expect from this role?

In this role, you will steer the company’s financial health by leading budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, and you will ensure that shareholders are informed. You'll manage all financial operations, enforce compliance, and mitigate risks while providing strategic insights to optimize cash flow, support M&A activities, and integrate new international branches. By building and mentoring a high-performing finance team, you'll drive business success and ensure regulatory compliance, safeguarding the company's financial integrity.

Main topics that you will be working on: 

  • Budgeting & Forecasting:
    • Oversee the preparation and management of budgets, forecasts, and financial reports.

    • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis to shareholders.

    • Implement and maintain robust forecasting models to predict financial performance and inform business decisions.

  • Financial Operations:
    • Manage all aspects of financial operations, including accounting, tax, treasury, and payroll.

    • Develop and implement internal controls and financial policies to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.

    • Oversee cash flow management and working capital optimization.

    • Provide strategic recommendations to the board based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.

    • Support the CFO with M&A activities & fundraising.

    • Integration of (new) foreign branches.

  • Team Leadership and Development:
    • Build and lead a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

    • Provide mentorship and development opportunities for team members.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives and drive financial performance.

  • Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management:
    • Ensure compliance with international, federal, and local financial regulations.

    • Identify and manage financial risks, including foreign exchange risk, credit risk, and operational risk.

    • Oversee internal and external audits, ensuring accurate and timely completion.

You are the perfect candidate if you:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

  • Have a minimum of 5-7 years of progressive experience in finance, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.

  • Have proven experience in a high-growth start-up environment, preferably with international exposure.

  • Have strong knowledge of corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, and financial reporting.

  • Have demonstrated ability to manage complex financial operations and drive strategic initiatives.

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively at all levels.

  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Have proficiency in financial software and tools, such as ERP systems and advanced Excel.

  • Are as enthusiastic about our mission as we are! 

Ah, one more thing...

If you are not quite sure if you fully meet the requirements, but you are excited about us and the position, apply anyway! We are looking for people who are also willing to take risks and are eager to learn. Together we learn and grow!


What you get with us:

  • The opportunity to contribute to a better future in the race to zero waste.

  • An above-market salary, and a pension contribution.

  • Sharing in our success thanks to a SAR share package.

  • 25 paid holidays per year and 8% holiday pay.

  • The opportunity to really make a difference within our organization together with 80+ talented colleagues. You get a lot of freedom and responsibility, and your opinion counts.

  • Working at a prime location in Amsterdam with panoramic views of the Houthavens.

  • Daily fresh vega(n) lunch (or a home office allowance if you work from home).

  • Social activities and get-togethers to celebrate successes.

  • Good equipment with at least a (refurbished) Macbook.

Done wasting?

Great, so do we! We would like to hear why you would be happy with us and why we should be happy with you (you can be short and sweet). You can do this by applying. We will get back to you soon to get acquainted by phone.


Application process

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Seenons B.V. Danzigerkade 5B 1013AP Amsterdam

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