Financial Administration Manager – Hunkemöller – Hilversum


As our Finance Administrations Manager, you’d be responsible for a strong (efficient and effective) financial administration department with the objective of achieving correct financial reporting delivered through a timely and accurate internal control framework.

You would be managing 4 Team Leaders directly and indirectly 15 persons. The Finance Administration department represents our international Shared Service Center where the accounting of all Hunkemöllers operations (legal entities) is performed. Your task would include in more detail:

Internal Control:

  • Responsible for the Internal Controls of Financial Admin, together with the Other head of Finance and CFO
  • Drafts and improves procedures and processes for an adequate Financial Admin department
  • Drafts and improves procedures and processes to mitigate risks in Internal Controls
  • Responsible for adequate division of duties between Cash & banking, stock accounting, AP, AR and within SAP (financial accounting system)
  • Projects:

  • Responsible for initiating new projects with aim to improve adequateness of the FA and its reporting either by new ways of working, people, IT/applications improvements or cost savings
  • Reporting:

  • Draft and/or review monthly reporting which is part of the Monthly Financial Closing Process
  • Monitors timeliness, complete and correctness of the MFCP from an accounting perspective
  • Responsible for preparation of audit documentation for our external auditors
  • VAT and Intrastat filings
  • Reporting AR balances and aged debtors
  • Stock reporting including GRNI,
  • Gift card performance reporting and accounting
  • Administration:

  • Monitors proper execution of the tasks of the 4 Teams
  • Monitors and improves the following focal points within the FA:
  • Proper liquidity forecasting
  • Managing insurance portfolio
  • Timely receipt of cash
  • Management of bank accounts and appropriate banking facilities
  • Timely payments of lessors and suppliers
  • Accurate VAT and other indirect taxes
  • Other working capital optimalization
  • Support procurement and cost savings initiatives with detailed AP spend analysis
  • Management:

  • Retaining, recruiting, Managing, coaching, motivating and assessing Team Leaders
  • Monitors cooperation and division of tasks between the Teams
  • Monitors adherence of Team members to our internal Code of Conduct
  • Positioning FA within the organization, cooperation with other departments
  • Supporting delivery of wholesale growth with onboarding new customers
  • For this role we’ll require:

  • At least 5 year experience in a managers role and must have experience in managing large teams in Financial Administration
  • Minimal Bachelor degree (HBO) with a focus related to the core of the job
  • Preferably qualified accountant with audit manager experience
  • Result oriented, analytical strong and eye for detail
  • Good communicator
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Verbally and in writing mastering the English language
  • Knowledge of the German language is a pro
  • Retail experience is a pro
  • Knowledge of SAP and affinity with IT is a pro
  • Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona ‘Shero’ sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands , which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

    Together Tomorrow Join a Retailer that’s on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you’ll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

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