Performance Excellence Finance Analyst

  • The Hague
Due to the increase in the number of companies in our portfolio and their requests, we are further expanding the Performance Excellence Team. We are therefore looking for a Performance Excellence Finance Analyst to strengthen our team.

Your job at Main

When working at Main you will be surrounded by a dynamic, fast-growing and international work environment. You will join a dedicated team of proactive, like-minded professionals and work together to achieve common goals. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and grow professionally.

The Performance Excellence Team supports portfolio companies by implementing improvement programs, helping them implement standards (standard financial & KPI reporting) and identifying, capturing and sharing best practices through handbooks.

Why you would like to work with us:

  • You will join a fun, young and dedicated team within an informal open corporate culture;
  • You will gain great knowledge and insight into a leading sector-focused investment fund, in the fast-growing software sector;
  • You will quickly get involved in dynamic and interesting projects;
  • You will be given many responsibilities early on;
  • You will receive a competitive salary;
  • You can enjoy a free lunch every day and our generous Company Fitness Plan.

Why you would be a good fit for us:

  • You have (preferably) HBO/Academic education relevant to the position (Accounting/Controlling/Finance).
  • You have 1-2 years of working experience in financial management, (business) controlling, financial and KPI reporting and/or consultancy (e.g. due diligence practice). Starters with relevant internships are also invited to apply.
  • You have knowledge and experience with financial administration, consolidation and reporting, operational systems, management reports, financial models and excellent excel skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with relevant (BI) tooling and database management is an advantage.
  • You have experience with project management/project-based work.
  • You work fast, structured, detailed and accurate with financial and operational data to create the right insights. You won’t lose sight of the big picture.
  • You have the ability to work independently and prioritize in a changing and challenging work environment.
  • You have good social and communication skills and integrity, allowing you to communicate well with the PX team, deal teams, management teams of the portfolio companies.
  • You are a real team player who works constructively with others and includes them in the plan of action
  • You have an excellent command of English and Dutch in word and writing.
  • Experience with software/IT companies and their business models.

What you will do:

The Performance Excellence Finance Analyst, in collaboration with the PX team and deal teams, will support our portfolio companies with financial and numerical issues and implementing improvement projects. Financial knowledge, analytical skills, hands-on mentality and good communication skills are required. The work will be performed partly at our office in The Hague and partly on location at our portfolio companies. The tasks include:

  • Implementing existing financial and non-financial reporting templates.
  • Further develop standardized reports and processes in order to realize more impact in a scalable way by applying BI tooling and database management. You will work with data & dashboarding experts within Main.
  • Analyze data from our portfolio in order to launch and realize improvement initiatives at portfolio companies.
  • Hands-on guidance of portfolio companies in implementing improvements to the financial and operational organization.

The application process

While the process may differ slightly for different roles or teams, the same basics apply. Here you can find a general overview of the application process.

Apply & Invitation

Start your application process by sending in your CV, motivation letter (or video), and grade list. We will review your application documents and if we believe that you are a match you will be invited to enter the hiring process.

Interviews & Case Study

You will undergo several in-person interviews, either on the same day or spread over a period of time. The interview process can be rigorous, but it’s also meant to give you the opportunity to get to know us better too and see whether there’s a match on both ends. Depending on the role, we will ask you to conduct a specifically designed case study. This way we can assess your skills and you’ll know what to expect when working at Main. We’ll let you know early on about any additional information and materials you’ll need in order for you to be able to prepare well.

Decision & Offer

Once your interview process and case study are completed, we’ll review everything. Our decision to hire you is based not only on your aptitude and skills, but also on your potential. At Main we foster a learning-working environment. We strive to create opportunities for our employees to develop and grow, and we look for candidates who demonstrate the same drive and enthusiasm.

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