Manager Accounting & Financial Control

Manager Accounting & Financial Control

40 hours, Capelle a/d IJssel

Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, challenging and diverse environment with international and growth ambitions? Do you have an independent and critical view, are you a strong interlocutor and a good people manager? Then you are the manager Accounting & Financial Control  we are looking for!

Your work environment

Blauwtrust Groep connects the housing related supply and demand for residential mortgage funding in the Netherlands through its entities De Hypotheker, Conneqt, Quion and Dutch Mortgage Portfolio Management (DMPM).

With 30+ years of experience Blauwtrust Groep has built up a solid position in the Dutch residential mortgage market by providing consumers, intermediaries and investors with high quality products and services. Each individual Blauwtrust Groep company provides their customers with best in class propositions, aiming for the highest customer satisfaction.

At the same time the sum of Blauwtrust Groep entities provides a full offering from consumer to investor which, from within one independent group, is unique in the Netherlands. This allows us to provide investors with a 'one stop shop' entry to the Dutch residential mortgage market and to provide intermediaries and consumers with high quality mortgage products and services.

Within the Private Equity environment we work in, we have the ambition to build and grow further, the Netherlands is not our limit. More and more international ambition and growth by merger and acquisition will boost your development too.

The parent company BTG sets up group-wide strategy, goals and parameters in order to give guidelines to the subsidiary companies and to serve them with the appropriate support in, amongst other things, accounting & financial control, group control, compliance, audit, legal and privacy.

We have an informal working atmosphere in which we think it is important to focus on the development of the organisation as well as the employees. We focus on qualitative results in a qualitative way.

You will join the team of Accounting & Financial Control. The total amount of employees is 14. You will report to the CFRO of Blauwtrust Groep.  


What will you do?

As manager of Accounting & Financial Control, you provide direction and bring focus. You have the right conversation with the colleagues in your team to make them shine and grow. You will ensure that your team gets the best out of itself and that the desired output is achieved. As a result, your finance team is ready for change and the future.

You take care of the further development of your team, setting up the financial and commission administration as efficiently as possible, tailoring reports (including financial, management and annual accounts) to the wishes of stakeholders.

You advise management regarding strategy from a financial point of view. You do this for all BTG entities, namely Quion, Conneqt, De Hypotheker and DMPM and in the future possibly more(international) entities.

In addition, you are responsible for providing support in drawing up the financing policy, performance management and the monthly reporting of BTG total.

You also provide solicited and unsolicited advice on improvement opportunities. You pick up change issues with enthusiasm and translate them into the necessary change projects within Finance and ensure that they are implemented.


In short, as manager Accounting & Financial Control:

  • You are responsible for the short-term and long-term objectives for Accounting & Financial Control and the day-to-day management of the department;
  • You ensure the further development of Accounting & Financial control, with more focus on Financial control and more data analysis than data processing;
  • You identify financial, fiscal and legal (legal) developments and translate these into necessary changes in the department;
  • You coordinate, control and monitor the preparation of the (consolidated) financial statements of BTG and the operating companies;
  • You are responsible for the timely provision of reliable financial information, based on correct, complete and timely administration;
  • You provide support in preparing financial reports for management boards and supervisory boards;
  • You provide support in coordinating and monitoring the planning and control cycle, including the multi-year planning and budget cycle;
  • You perform proper stakeholder management with management board, shareholders, risk management, compliance, audit and external stakeholders (AFM, Tax Office and external auditor).


What do you need for this position?

As manager Accounting & Financial Control, you combine your critical and independent view with a proactive "hands-on" mentality. BTG is growing and therefore on the move, you fit into such a working environment. You think in solutions and you know what, when and how to delegate. You are a solid interlocutor, you can connect, prioritise and switch quickly. You stand up for your team and convey the importance and vision of your department to the rest of the organisation. You are a people manager, developing your team is central to the way you manage.


In addition:

  • You have WO work/thinking level;
  • You have a completed degree in chartered accountancy;
  • You have knowledge of accounting, reporting and financial control processes;
  • You preferably have experience with a Private Equity party;
  • You have at least 7 years of relevant work experience, of which 2 years as a manager (preferably gained in financial services);
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills in the Dutch and English languages;
  • You have carried out or supervised previous (finance) change projects;
  • You have knowledge of mortgage processes is an advantage.


What do we offer you?

The Blauwtrust Groep is looking for real top performers in their profession. Conversely, you can also expect a lot from us. A pleasant, collegial culture with plenty of room for initiative and development opportunities. You will also receive a complete and attractive package of employment conditions, including:

  • A salary between €5.559 and €7.943 gross on 40 hours per week & 200 holiday hours;
  • Favourable pension scheme, a bicycle plan and the possibility to buy and sell holidays;
  • A mobility budget;
  • Numerous training and educational opportunities for breadth and depth development;
  • Flexible working options, including working partly from home;
  • A centrally located modern office on the edge of Rotterdam and in Capelle aan den IJssel with good accessibility by public transport and ample parking. Our office is close to Rotterdam Kralingse Zoom metro station and the A16 motorway.


Are you the person we are looking for for this position? Then email your CV with motivation to

Would you like to know more about the content of the position? Then please contact Joyce Schoenmaeckers (CFRO Blauwtrust Groep) on 06-11628482.