Financial Controller, EMEA

Course Hero

Course Hero

Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Course Hero, Inc. is now Learneo!

Learneo is a platform of builder-driven businesses, including Course Hero, CliffsNotes, LitCharts, Quillbot, Symbolab, and Scribbr, all united around a shared mission of supercharging productivity and learning for everyone. We attract and scale high growth businesses built and run by visionary entrepreneurs. Each team innovates independently but has a unique opportunity to collaborate, experiment, and grow together, and they are supported by centralized corporate operations functions, including HR, Finance and Legal.

We are looking for a proactive, organized, and detail-oriented Financial Controller to add to our rapidly growing Finance team to support at the corporate level.

Collaborating closely with our EMEA controller and the Finance team at Learneo, our global parent company, you’ll have a unique chance to contribute to post-M&A accounting onboarding processes. Learneo’s active presence in the M&A market means you will be involved in future M&A projects and designing, implementing, and improving these crucial procedures.

As part of a small team you will have the autonomy to make an impact on the growth of Learneo in the EMEA region and you'll have an exceptional opportunity to leave a lasting impact. This is an exciting new role for an experienced finance professional who not only wants to work with numbers but also wants to add value to the operating companies you’ll work with.

Here are some ways you’ll make an impact

  • Manage all daily operations for Scribbr accounting, including our A/P and expense platform, procedures, corporate card management, and reimbursements for our team members
  • Efficiently manage monthly close process for Scribbr and our EMEA subsidiaries: ensure all monthly financial transactions are properly recorded, review/approve journal entries and account reconciliations and communicate results
  • Support with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages to management and other periodic reporting as needed
  • Make sure Scribbr is audit proof. Build toward a best-in-class internal control environment at scale and maintain process documentation
  • Design accounting guidelines for companies in the EMEA region, driving financial excellence across the region.
  • Taking ownership of cross-border accounting processes and implementing structured frameworks.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of post-M&A accounting onboarding guidelines and processes.

Are you our Accounting Manager?

  • 7+ years working experience, 4+ years in an accounting role
    • Worked within & scaled the Financial Control function at a high-growth company
    • Experience with multiple ERP and accounting systems: scaling, day to day use, implementation, and optimizing new processes.
  • Command of both the English and Dutch languages, both written and spoken.
  • You demonstrate our values of Grit & Collaboration
    • Attention to detail with high level of ethics and integrity
    • Effective communication with partners & other remote stakeholders
    • You drive work forward: manage multiple tasks and take ownership of work product
    • Tech-savvy and always looking for automation opportunities
    • You thrive on an informal, accessible, and small team

Benefits & Perks!

    • Annual base salary of €65,000 -€71,000
    • A yearly personal development budget of €500 for fixed contracts
    • Annual company-wide bonus plan
    • A minimum of 33 days paid time off (including public holidays and a day off on your birthday)
    • Flexible working hours
    • Parenthood: minimum of 6 weeks fully paid partner leave & 16 weeks fully paid maternity leave
    • Team building events
    • The flexibility to work from home, including a monthly working from home allowance
    • Swap public holidays. If you don't celebrate Christmas, swap this day for a different holiday!
    • The chance to be part of a leading and trusted EdTech company
    • A growing, diverse, and international team of 18+ different nationalities
    • Free consultations at OpenUp
    • Travel allowance: NS business card or kilometre allowance of €0.21/km Discount and extra credits on a ClassPass monthly subscription
    • Employee referral program
    • You'll take part in our company pension plan in NL

Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria. We strongly encourage you to apply if you're interested: we'd love to learn how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

We are a virtual-first company and have employees dispersed throughout the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. We have a market-based pay structure that varies by location. The base pay for this position is dependent on multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed. You may also be eligible to participate in our bonus program and may be offered benefits, and other types of compensation.


Equal ​Employment Opportunity Statement ​(EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and ​inclusion within our company. ​We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender ​identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ​veteran status, or ​ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Course Hero:

Course Hero is on a mission to help students graduate, confident and prepared. The online learning platform offers over 60 million course-specific study resources created by and for students and educators, as well as 24/7 tutor help. More than 65,000 verified college educators use Course Hero to collaborate with other faculty and share resources to hone new strategies for instruction. Everyday, students, educators and tutors help more than 20 million students make every study hour count.

We have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!

We are not the only ones that think we’re onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Top 50 Best Paying Companies in the Bay Area, Top 100 Most Transparent Companies, and in the Top 50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team.

Join us on our mission!