Manager Finance and Administration / Co-location Financial Officer

  • Location: Benelux

InnoEnergy (

The innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe.

At InnoEnergy, we are dedicated to promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and education in the sustainable energy field by bringing together academics, business and research institutes.

Our goal is to make a positive impact on sustainable energy in Europe, by creating future game changers with a different mind-set, and bringing innovative products, services and successful companies to life.

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As member of our Management team in Benelux and of the Finance team on InnoEnergy SE-level
you have the opportunity to lead and further develop our finance and administration structure and processes.  Operating in the Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg.

Your major responsibilities and tasks

  • Actively support, assist and challenge Business Creation our business activities in education, innovation and business creation in financial and administrative topics at different levels and stakeholders (shareholder, partners, etc);
  • Play an active role in other than financial aspects of the unit’s business and be a member of the Management Team;
  • Lead, coordinate and manage the financial and administrative processes (incl. HR-Administration and Procurement) and your team. Specifically these include:
  • Planning and controlling of the financial resources of InnoEnergy Benelux;
  • Manage and coordinate the monthly accounting, the unit’s planning, forecasting and target setting process;
  • Monthly and Quarterly management reporting, incl. financial-, regulatory- and funding information;
  • Strong involvement in the business and commercial processes, including contract review, pricing and profitability calculations;
  • Support in daily operations; including performance analyses and improvement initiatives
  • Develop and maintain operating procedures;
  • Support and manage the effective use of tools;
  • Ensure compliance with legislative, funding, procurement and corporate requirements;
  • Manage xxx direct reports

Your key qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master in Business Administration
  • 6 -10 years’ experience Professional experience as controller in an international context
  • Understanding of financing in the European research funding arena (H2020) is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, customer and solution oriented
  • Several years of people management experience, ideally in multinational environments
  • Analytical, diligent, structured and systematic
  • Ready and capable to develop a distinct sense of responsibility for the affairs of InnoEnergy
  • Positive attitude, customer centric mind-set and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organisational goals Independent and self-driven
  • A broad business appreciation and willingness to become involved in aspects of the business beyond financial management
  • You have strong communication skills in Dutch, French & English
  • Willingness to travel moderately domestic and international

How to apply

Please visit us and if you want to be part of our mission, send your full application including your salary expectation and information on availability,