We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Team Leader Financial Operations for the FinOps Trading team, based in Rotterdam. We are currently bringing two AR/AP invoicing teams together who will be reporting into this role.
In this position you are responsible to ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the established procedures and guidelines. This is to make sure that the administrative and financial processes surrounding the Supply Trading administration and Sales administration are carried out efficiently and timely. The registrations should be correct and up to date and you are to ensure communication takes place correctly and most importantly: in time.
The operations consist out the successful day to day financial operations which relate to the financial settlement of trading deals and sales deals. Operational tasks of the teams include processing of incoming and outgoing invoices in our trading and accounting systems, with a strong focus on correctness, completeness and timeliness of transactions.
You will supervise the trade receivables with third parties to contribute to our credit control process. In order to do this you keep in regular touch with colleagues of the Trading department, Operations, Accounting and Tax as well as counterparties outside our company.
You exchange information on administrative/financial issues/work related to business activities on a regular basis. This includes:
questions relating to the processing of financial movements (invoices/payments/receivables/debts etc.)
changes in the business that affect administrative processes,
information on regulatory developments affecting financial processes/results
request and/or provide information required to carry out the monthly financial closing.
You have periodic and ad hoc consultation with Financial Operations teams from other Group branches regarding activities, progress processes and incidental issues with the aim of setting up and monitoring the processes within the Group unambiguously and efficiently.
The FinOps team in Rotterdam consists out of 5 members (incl. the vacancy).
What we offer
What we offer
Salary between €3600 and €4400 gross per month
Temporary contract from Unique Finance for 6 month, followed by a contract of the company OR a year contract direct from the company (depends on the candidate and possibilities) with a chance for a permanent contract (vast dienstverband)
Fulltime, 40 uur p/w
13th month payment
Holidays 27 on a fulltime contract
The successful candidate has:
Bachelor – Finance /Business/ Economics;
Fluent in the English and Dutch language; both written and verbal (a must!)
Advanced experience with MS Excel;
Basic knowledge on derivatives
Knowledge of oil business or fuel business
The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
A proven track record as a leader who can unite and motivate a small team
Hands-on: prepared to pick up extra projects where required
Strong communication skills; an inquisitive conversation partner for colleagues of cooperating departments;
Flexible and energetic; be able to perform in a rapidly changing environment;
About the company
About the company
A young, dynamic energy company, which was founded in Switzerland in 2012. Our core competencies are refining, storage and distribution of oil products to wholesale and retail in Benelux, France, Germany and Switzerland.
We source crude oil for our refineries in Bavaria, Germany, and Cressier, Switzerland, where we manufacture products such as gasoline, diesel or heating oil. Then, we transport, store and distribute them to our customers in Benelux, France, Germany and Switzerland. We deploy risk management strategies to optimise the value of these assets and flows.
We are investing in this market by building a network of refineries, storage tanks and distribution channels to secure the reliable supply of oil products for heating, transportation, construction and the petrochemical industry in North West Europe.
Most importantly, we are an established and experienced refiner. We know that no matter what we do, operating safely and behaving responsibly in the communities we work in is an unconditional priority.