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Financial Controller

Antwerp, Belgium / Hybrid

Description

We're at a turning point in history. Climate change is changing the world faster than ever before. Utilities will play a crucial role in the transformation of our society to fight climate change and become carbon-neutral, while at the same time making sure people and businesses can continue to use energy supply like they've been used to for so many years.

At Gorilla, we're determined to not stay aside, but to make a real impact on the utility industry by providing data services that allow utilities to play the role they need to play in the quest for a net-zero society. By building something that solves a real problem, and by being the best at what we do.

Your role

As our Financial Controller you’re not just crunching numbers - you are playing  a key role in our rapidly growing operations. Beyond traditional accounting responsibilities, you will be at the forefront of overseeing financial operations, ensuring precise reporting, compliance, and analysis during our growth trajectory.

Your responsibilities

  • Drive financial reporting, from preparation of financial statements,  balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements to generation of various financial reports to provide insights into our global financial landscape
  • Collaborate closely with the Finance Director and Business Controller to support  budgeting, financial forecasts, annual accounts, consolidation and financial analysis, enhancing business performance.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal tax/social regulations in BE, DE, UK, AU and US, working closely with external partners.
  • Play a key role in coordinating financial audits, engaging with external auditors and internal stakeholders to provide essential documentation and support.

Requirements

  • Experience: At least 5 years in finance or accountancy, preferably in SaaS, high-growth environments or tech. If you have experience in a different industry share your story; we’re all ears!
  • Skills: You combine a love for numbers with a keen eye for details and a knack for driving success through innovative solutions.
  • Tools: Experience with various Accounting and ERP tools, knowledge of Exact/Xero is a bonus.
  • Mindset: be hands-on and change-oriented and have an agile way of working. Tech intrigues youm and you’re fluent in Dutch and English.

Benefits

You become part of an ambitious organization and an enthusiastic team with a mindset to win! As Gorilla is growing at an incredible pace, you can leave your mark - growing alongside Gorilla.

We actively challenge ourselves and our colleagues, in order to always improve our skills, methodology and capabilities. Lifelong learning is essentially embedded in our organization, and we care about your individual dreams and ambitions, beyond just work.

On top of that, our remuneration approach is clear and no-nonsense, just like our feedback culture and personal development approach. You'll be able to join a team from wherever you'd like to work - equipped with the best technology for remote work. We'll provide access to an office space near you whenever you like, as well as frequent travels to meet your colleagues in person, making sure you'll never feel lonely.

Ready to shape the future with Gorilla? Let's make an impact together! 🌍💡🦍

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