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Group Consolidation Manager

MLE BV is looking for a proactive Group Consolidation Manager. You will be responsible for the European group’s consolidated financial reporting. In this role you will be in frequent contact with colleagues at all our European locations as well as the Japanese headquarters and our external auditors from Deloitte.

You will be responsible for the timely delivery of the monthly, quarterly and yearly consolidated financial statements, securing the quality and adherence to group accounting policies. You will be the natural point of contact for various types of accounting and reporting questions and will be responsible for enhancing group accounting guidelines.

As our future colleague we believe you have a positive, solution-oriented mind set, genuine interest in your profession and that you enjoy working closely with your colleagues. A high degree of integrity combined with your experience makes you a valuable advisor and discussion partner. We strive to keep a healthy work-life balance and have an open, team-spirited atmosphere.

You will work together with a colleague within Group Consolidation and report to our Deputy CFO.

Your responsibilities

  • Secure timely and accurate consolidation and reporting of the European group’s monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements in Cognos (P&L, Balance, Cash Flow and disclosure notes), in accordance with IFRS.
  • Preparation of group financial statement bookings.
  • Quarterly reporting submission in the SAP consolidation system of MHI.
  • Quarterly analytical explanations of fluctuations to auditors and Japanese HQ.
  • Update and develop group accounting policies for the European entities.
  • Communicate and advise on accounting and reporting topics to group companies.
  • Responsibility for maintenance and ownership of group consolidation system Cognos Controller.
  • Participation in improvement work.

What you bring?

  • University degree in Business Administration (Finance, Accounting & Controlling).
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role. Important to master complex consolidation topics like acquisitions, divestments and mergers.
  • Experience within audit is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and in particular relating to leasing.
  • Experience of consolidation software tool Cognos Controller is a bonus.
  • Experience of month-end closing processes of companies.
  • Excellent communicator with internal and external stakeholders.
  • An analytical mindset with an attention to details.
  • Very good interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of integrity.
  • Dedicated, focused, and self-driven.
  • Excellent Excel / MS Office skills.
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Dutch is an advantage.

What we offer?

  • Around 2,150 international colleagues and a diversity of cultures.
  • A 37.5 hours working week.
  • A salary which is in line with global standards.
  • 27 holidays and a max. of 5 days extra (assigned by management) based on a fulltime employment. Holidays of parttime workers are calculated pro rata.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • We offer an opportunity where you can learn a lot of the full business; just by reaching out, showing interest, and asking questions.

How to apply?

For questions related to the role, please contact the Deputy CFO at

We look forward to receiving your CV and short motivation letter (please attach to the Application Form).

Note that we are collaborating with the recruitment agency Staan Finance for the recruitment of this position. Therefore, any candidate will be referred to them in the first place. 

You can begin the application process by completing this form and attaching your supporting documents.