Assistant Controller (Cash & Credit Management)

Hazera Seeds

Made, NB

Made, NB, NL
Made, NB
30+ dagen geleden

We are looking for an Assistant Controller with a focus on cash and credit management for our office in Made (32-40 hours per week).

At Hazera, an accurate management of cash and cash flow is a critical activity that is managed by the Finance division. The division consists of 30 enthusiastic employees, who are spread over the Company’s headquarters in the Netherlands and Israel.

The Assistant Controller reports to the Financial Risk & Compliance Manager in Israel and works in close connection with his/her peer in Israel.

Manage the Company’s cash:

  • Manage bank accounts and signatory rights of the Company and its affiliates.
  • Initiate improvements in cash management; identify risks in our financial flows and propose alternatives.
  • Prepare documents to facilitate incoming payments; ensure compliance.
  • Maintain a good relationship with the various banks; be the first point of contact.
  • Prepare a semi-annual forecast of the flows in foreign currencies as input for the hedging executed by Limagrain; manage the clearing contracts.
  • Maintain close cooperation with Limagrain’s Treasury Department.

Manage the Company’s cash flow:

  • Prepare the annual cash flow budget and regular cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepare reports on actual cash flow; identify and evaluate variances.
  • Liaise with the organization to understand trends that may impact the cash flow.
  • Implement tools to improve forecasting and analysis skills.

Manage the Company’s credit risk:

  • Monitor and evaluate customer credit terms; manage credit holds and requests for credit terms updates.
  • Prepare reports on aging and late payers.
  • Maintain close cooperation with the Sales Managers and Customer Service.
  • Special focus on the Middle East.

Additional financial responsibilities will be added following the organizational needs.

  • Bachelor's degree in Economy/Accounting;
  • At least three years of relevant experience;
  • Experience with cash management and banking systems is an advantage;
  • Basic knowledge of accounting is required;
  • Fluent in the Dutch and English language, both spoken and in writing;
  • Strong analytical and communication skills;
  • Team player with hands-on mentality;
  • Service-minded, enthusiastic, and high sense of responsibility;
  • Willing to travel abroad, mainly Israel and France (2x/year).

Why work at Hazera?

Working at Hazera means making a professional contribution to the growth of our company in an informal, international atmosphere. We are customer and market oriented and value working in teams. Other characteristics of our organization are openness, flexibility and focus on results.

We are focused on development and growth of our employees with attention and respect for each individual. To summarize, you will enjoy working with us!

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