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Junior Financial Controller

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamFinance

Job description

StuDocu was founded on the principle that equal access to study notes reduces inequality between students. Today, we make it easy for 17 million students to share notes. The product was a rocket ship from day one and has shown strong product-market fit on every continent, making us a key player in the exploding EdTech space. We just received a $50 million series B investment so we’re in rapid growth and scale mode, and we need serious talent to help us make it happen.


As our awesome new Junior Financial Controller, you will work hand in hand with our Financial Controller in scaling the Finance function at StuDocu. This entails tackling StuDocu’s ambitious expansion roadmap together while maintaining speed, quality, and excellence across the board. You will ensure accurate financial administration including periodic closings, reports and implementation of process improvements. Keeping financial data transparent and up to date is essential for us while scaling the business internationally, so your input on various finance--related topics will be very much welcome.


What you’ll be doing here:

  • Owning the daily financial administration.

  • Managing invoice processes and communication with creditors for accounts payable.

  • Monthly analysis and review of the balance sheet such as reconciling bank accounts and monitoring suspense accounts.

  • Providing continuous feedback to your fellow Financial Controller regarding the information in our P&L.

  • Assist with Year-end Audit, Month-end closing and reporting.

  • Assisting and preparing quarterly worldwide VAT calculations.

  • Continuously seeking to simplify and improve internal processes.

Why you'll love it here:

  • You will be contributing to a product that helps millions of students worldwide to excel in their studies. StuDocu is set to become an industry leader in the EdTech space.

  • You will learn every day, interacting with a great international team of talented and ambitious people.

  • You will have a personal L&D budget for workshops, training and conferences.

  • We are based in a nice and bright office in the heart of Amsterdam with a large garden, right beside the canals.

Our recruitment process:

  • Chat with one of our recruiters to get to know you.
  • Recruitment task related to the job to do at home without a deadline.
  • Interview with your future colleague: our Finance Controller.
  • Final interview with our CEO to whom our Finance team reports.

Job requirements

  • 1-2 years of working experience in a similar position (e.g. controller, administrator).

  • Strong accounting background, with a degree in accounting or related field.

  • Excellent Excel modelling skills.

  • Experience with accounting software (experience with Twinfield is a plus).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Self-starter mindset, who sees opportunities for improvements and loves to initiate and drive projects.

  • Analytical mind, with great attention to detail, and a love for crunching the numbers.


Perks & benefits


○ Hybrid work set up between home and office ○ Flexibility with work schedules ○ WFH budget via Workwize

Foodie perks

○ Lunch in our office prepared by our Chef Valentijn ○ Open bar = Friday Drinks! ○ Coffee, tea, drinks and snacks are on us

We have fun too!

○ Lots of company events and team building activities ○ Big annual company trip abroad ○ Annual hackathons

Development opportunities

○ In-house dutch lessons ○ In-house L&D workshops ○ Personal L&D budget

Our Office Rocks

○ Gezellig HQ in the heart of Amsterdam ○ Pet-friendly office (with a no-pets zone) ○ One floor with a garden and the other with a canal view!

Cool Business Things

○ Travel reimbursement ○ Noise-cancelling headphones ○ Two weeks of additional paid birth leave

Our office

We are located in a beautiful city centre of Amsterdam. Modern-day commerce mixes with Amsterdam’s atmospheric old town in our cosy location that previously served as Woltjer Gymnasium.

Address Keizersgracht 424 Amsterdam, 1016 GC