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Financial Control Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands


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Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Financial Control Manager to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


The operations function forms the backbone of any company. At STX, the Operations team, which comprises IT, Finance, Human Resources, and Middle Office, works closely with all other teams and desks to ensure that STX continues to perform and deliver at an exceptionally high level. As a critical partner in the business, Operations also guarantees compliance with all the relevant rules and regulations. Moreover, the Operations team works collaboratively to make sure that STX has the necessary structures and processes in place to grow and develop further in new products, industries, and markets. 


“As a member of the finance team, you’re exposed to many different aspects of the company. There is a lot of collaboration between us and other departments within STX, so you have a broad perspective of both the business and finance. The learning curve in our team is very steep.”  Kris Swanepoel, Finance Manager


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated. 

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Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the financial control department by leading a team of finance professionals
  • Responsible for the month-end and year-end close process of the group
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage the annual statutory accounts and external audit process
  • Responsible for timely and accurate monthly / quarterly financial reporting to the management team and external stakeholders
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Various ad-hoc requests / projects:
  • Ensure for proper global implementation and adoption of new accounting system
  • Ensure for efficient set-up and transition of AP / AR functions into finance

Profit or purpose. What if we don't have to choose?

Key Requirements

  • Strong internal drive and motivation to make a difference and add value to the organization
  • Hands-on mentality required for the ambitious growth strategy of the business
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven managerial skills to further develop and grow the financial control department
  • Excellent accounting software user
  • Excellent analytical (excel) skills
  • Self-starter and autonomous, being able to work under limited guidance
  • > 8 years relevant work experience, with  preferably 3 years’ experience within the commodity trading sector
  • Master’s degree in the areas of Accounting, Controlling or Finance.
  • Fluent English

Compensation and benefits

Competitive remuneration package

Pension scheme contributions

Sport and training opportunities

Strong focus on personal and professional development

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If you have any questions or would like to talk about this position. Please do reach out to:

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Sylvia Smith

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Assessment + recruiter intake

Online assessment and recruiter intake call


Two rounds of interviews

We will assess your skills and alignment with the role and team, including a business case if applicable



We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family

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