What do you do?
Creating a top-tier European datacenter provider platform, the operating business of Penta Infra (Penta Infra Assets) is growing fast.
The Penta Infra fund started in 2015 and currently they have 10 operational datacenters, with 5 more under development in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Poland.
Because of this high growth the finance function of the investment & asset business will be split to give full focus, support and guidance on value creation within the operational business.
For the operational business of Penta Infra, we are looking for an ambitious, analytical Controller who want to make in impact on setting up top-tier, modern, scalable finance processes.
This is a broad position in a specialized, highly data driven environment in which you directly report into & act as the right hand for the CFO PI Assets.
You are the finance business partner for management and the business within Assets and have a strong working relationships with your finance & M&A colleagues withing Penta Infra Investments.
First focus within the role will be setting up strong and scalable finance foundation, together with the CFO. You will contribute to the financial closing, consolidation & reporting processes, the annual report and the annual audit.
Together you will review all processes (O2C,P2P,R2R), optimizing and / or automating them where possible through implementing of (new) tooling or creating interfaces between different systems.
At the same time making sure all processes are compliant with Dutch Gaap / tax norms and setting up a strong AO / IC framework and accounting & reporting policies.
From there you will take the lead in setting up the business control and analytics function for the operational business.
You manage, further set up and optimize the periodic management & shareholder reporting, implementing PowerBI as a tool to help you.
You are involved in the periodic business reviews, contribute to the annual budget cycle, the periodic (re)forecasting & latest estimates.
You give insight into the Financial Performance, Operational & Commercial core KPI’s of the Assets, and the Capex / cost (Opex) analysis and tracking.
While working closely together with the business, you do a root cause analysis which means you deep dive into the numbers to understand why there are variances, what this means for the business and which actions should be taken.
Not only explaining the past, but creating foresight for the business. To do this you have to get into the details when necessary, while maintaining focus on the bigger picture.
Who are you?
We are looking for a proactive, analytical and ambitious financial who loves to work in a fast growing, international and equity backed business.
You have a good technical accounting background, strong communication skills and a business minded approach.
Penta Infra is a dynamic, fast-paced environment which requires everyone to operate with a high degree of flexibility and autonomy.
To be successful within this high profile, demanding environment we are looking for an ambitious, confident and communicative financial who wants to continue his / her steep learning curve.
Somebody with the entrepreneurial mindset to join Penta Infra in this high-growth phase, making a direct impact on the business and grow with the company into an all-round, C-level Financial.
Strong) knowledge of Excel, experience and / or affinity with ERP and reporting (PowerBI) tools