Financial Controller

Are you an eager finance professional with a passion for fitness? Join our dynamic team at Urban Gym Group, a rapidly growing scale-up in the fitness industry! We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Financial Controller to play a key role in shaping the financial landscape and will help us to enable and support our ambitious growth in the (international) fitness industry.

Fulltime | Amsterdam

Are you an eager finance professional with a passion for fitness? Join our dynamic team at Urban Gym Group, a rapidly growing scale-up in the fitness industry! We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Financial Controller to play a key role in shaping the financial landscape and will help us to enable and support our ambitious growth in the (international) fitness industry.

Comprising over 35 clubs and studios in all major cities across the Netherlands, Urban Gym Group is an industry pioneer within the European wellness and fitness community. You might know us from the Trainmore, ClubSportive, Renessence and BTY CLB brands. Our ambitious domestic and international growth plans require an expansion of our finance team. You as financial controller will play a crucial role in realizing Urban Gym Group’s growth and financial objectives.

Our accounting department consists of several sub-teams, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and financial control (also responsible for payroll and tax). You will become part of a group of 4 financial controllers, report to the Head of Accounting. In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow towards manager of the financial control team.

 

Your role:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate reporting to internal stakeholders, the board and shareholders, with the goal of providing accurate insights about the company’s performance
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance, performing balance sheet and P&L analysis, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.
  • Critically reviewing and improving financial processes related to the monthly closing
  • Develop and implement robust financial policies and procedures.
  • Executing various projects, both as requested and on your own initiative to help us enable our future growth efficiently.

 

You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 4+ years progressive experience as a financial controller or external auditor. BIG-4 experience is a plus.
  • Proactive, takes ownership and has a pragmatical mindset
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Eager to learn and to develop yourself among experienced finance professionals.
  • Eligible to work in the Netherlands.

 

We offer:

  • An exciting position in a young, entrepreneurial and fast-growing company.
  • Excellent primary conditions.
  • Free and unlimited access to professional coaching sessions, mindfulness sessions, webinar and master classes with coaches and psychologists;
  • Free sports in all our first-class clubs and studios for you and your partner;
  • Development through our in-house and external academy;
  • One day a year of paid charity work of your choice;
  • A beautiful head office just 10 minutes’ walk from Amsterdam Central station.

 

*A personality assessment is part of the hiring process.

About Urban Gym Group

A world leading fitness group

We’ve been pushing the boundaries of what we can do to empower our community to get the most out of themselves.

In doing so we create places in communities with a purpose, where people come to transform their lives from good to great.

We place our community left, right and centre in everything we do. By tailoring our future facing and innovative urban gym concepts to their specific needs, we offer them the care, the energy and the challenge they need to create an ever-healthier lifestyle.

Application proces

01

Let us know who you are

Send your resume and motivation letter to work@urbangymgroup.com. After assessing your application, we will contact you.
02

We meet

After a brief meeting online we plan a face to face meeting at one of our clubs or at HQ. When applying for an audition as trainer or performer, you will be invited for the next planned audition.
03

Culture fit

Fitting our culture is the most important part of the application proces. We believe character, ambitions and expectations are more important than skills. Together we find out if there is a mutual match and if we meet each others expectations.
04

A day in our club

Sometimes we skip step 4, but depending on the vacancy, we ask you to step in our club and experience real life a day in our club. This way you know for sure the UGG family suits you.
05

Conditions

We expect to offer you a contract within 10 working days after your application. The proposal will inform you on all primary and secondary conditions (including unlimited training at all of our labels!).

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