Senior Financial Controller

Join Urban Gym Group, a trailblazing fitness company on the brink of international expansion. With our innovative approach to fitness and wellness, we have rapidly grown to become a leader in the industry. As we prepare to scale up globally, we are seeking a highly skilled Senior Financial Controller to help shape our financial landscape and support our ambitious growth in the international fitness industry.

As our Senior Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of our company. You will oversee all financial activities, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial reporting, compliance, and internal processes. Your expertise will be crucial in guiding our expansion efforts and supporting our mission to transform the fitness industry worldwide.

Urban Gym Group is an industry pioneer within the European wellness and fitness community, with over 35 clubs and studios in major cities across the Netherlands. You might know us from brands such as Trainmore, ClubSportive, Renessence, and BTY CLB. Our ambitious domestic and international growth plans require an expansion of our finance team, and as a Senior Financial Controller, you 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 join a team of three financial controllers, reporting to the Head of Accounting. In this role, you will have the opportunity to advance towards a managerial position within the financial control team.

 

Your Role:

  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to internal stakeholders, the board, and shareholders, providing precise insights into the company’s performance.
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance, performing balance sheet and P&L analysis, and providing insights and recommendations for improvement.
  • Critically review and enhance financial processes related to monthly closing, with a particular focus on the balance sheet.
  • Coach and develop our finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • Collaborate with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory authorities as needed.
  • Execute various projects, both as requested and on your own initiative, to support our future growth efficiently.

 

You:

  • Master’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 6+ years of progressive experience as a financial controller or external auditor. Scale-up experience is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch accounting standards.
  • Proactive, takes ownership, and has a pragmatic mindset.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Eager to learn and 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, webinars, and masterclasses with coaches and psychologists.
  • Free access to all our first-class clubs and studios for you and your partner.
  • Development opportunities through our in-house and external academy.
  • One day a year of paid charity work of your choice.
  • A beautiful and attractive 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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