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CONTROLLER

PENTA INFRA

Penta Infra is an investment fund that contributes to the growth of the digital economy by investing in digital infrastructures. Penta Infra has a strong focus on investing in and operating existing and new assets at strategic locations in Europe. Penta Infra currently operates 7 datacenters in the Netherlands and Germany and expects to expand its portfolio considerably in the coming years.
In order to strengthen the finance team we are recruiting a controller.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

The Controller will be responsible for the total financial administration of mainly German entities of the Penta Infra group, which includes the analysis of the actual vs. budgeted results, preparing the forecast and various other analyses. The Controller has a key roll concerning the year-end activities in preparing the audit files.
The Controller will support and work closely with our Finance Director from our Amsterdam office.
The position requires an open mindset and ability to operate in all financial control matters in our organisation in close cooperation with the other departments. You will have the opportunity to develop to Financial Controller.

THE MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER

  • Bookkeeping of mainly the German entities within the group
  • Charging of expenses from our operational service entity to the datacenters
  • Preparing the VAT-returns for the German entities
  • Contact with the German authorities; ao Tax authorities
  • Analysing monthly financials vs. budget and forecast
  • Assisting in preparation of the periodical financial reports to management and investors
  • Support the annual report process of the entire group including the preparation of the annual accounts and supporting documentation
  • Preparing the annual budget, latest estimate and 5-year forecast

The Controller will report to Hans Kooij (Finance Director).

PROFILE

  • A hands-on, proactive, accurate and flexible person with solid accounting
    knowledge and skills
  • Sound knowledge and experience of German GAAP
  • Affinity with IT/automating processes with the organisation (PowerBi knowledge is an advantage)
  • Able to interact with a variety of internal and external parties
  • 3-4 years’ experience as an auditor/accountant/controller of German entities
  • Professional proficiency preferable in German and English. Proficiency in Dutch is appreciated
  • Bachelor/university degree in Economics/finance/accounting & control
    (Minimal ‘Bilanzbuchhalter’)

PROPOSITION:

  • A challenging and varied role within a growing investment fund
  • To be part of a young and ambitious team aiming to develop a high-quality datacenter portfolio and supporting organization
  • To have independency and flexibility within your role
  • Full time employment with competitive terms
  • Informal and open culture

INTERESTED?

Please send your motivation letter and résumé to rika.braconier@penta-infra.com