Finance Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Relay42 is looking for a Finance Manager with 5+ years of experience and solid accounting knowledge. We are looking for a colleague and team leader who wants to grow & learn as fast as we do. Are you up for the challenge?

Who is Relay42?

Relay42 has grown from a start-up to a champion in data marketing technology in Europe. We help top brands achieve a 360-degree view of their customers by connecting all data points and personalizing 1 to 1 communication across all channels and devices in a scalable way. We have become a market leader in the Netherlands, and we are now connecting with the rest of the world.

Your role

The Finance Manager is end-responsible for all finance activities at Relay42. This conveys (but is not limited to) strategic collaboration, budgeting, cash flow management, risk management, and stakeholder management. Additionally, you will be leading and coaching a small team (1x Financial Administrator and 1x Financial Accountant). Being a strategic business partner for the business, Management team, Supervisory Board, and other shareholders is crucial. You will be reporting directly to the CEO and will be an important member of the Leadership team.

Your responsibilities

  • Report periodically Finance figures to the Board including business KPIs

  • Set up the annual budget including cash flow forecast

  • Forecasts and scenario analysis

  • Monitor and review monthly expenditures, providing actionable improvement plans

  • Implement and oversee financial remedial plans when needed

  • Keeping track of the (future) cash

  • All (consolidated) financial statements and external reporting

  • Further develop financial procedures and guidelines within the organization

  • Being the contact person of Accountants, Banks, and tax authorities

  • Active (monitoring of) credit Management

  • Monitor the company's insurances

  • Coach, review and lead the Finance team (2 FTE)

  • Maintaining strong balance sheet control through monthly reconciliations and analytics

  • Building relationships and liaising with external providers such as tax advisors and auditors

  • Participate in strategic meetings to contribute to the annual financial strategy and business plan with the Management and Supervisory Board

  • Provide timely and accurate information to determine strategy and proactively identify issues



  • Master in Finance, Audit, Accounting, or Management Control or equivalent, experience with at least 5+ years of broad professional Finance experience, 2+ years of experience in taking the finance lead

  • Experience in the financial department of an international start/scale-up company

  • Knowledge of accounting according to Dutch GAAP (and UK GAAP is a plus)

  • Knowledge of relevant financial legislation

  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office and Google workspace

  • Excellent communication in English (Dutch speaking is a plus), written and verbal

  • Accurate and proactive

  • Getting energized from optimizing and automating financial processes

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to ensure tasks are followed through to completion - in addition, you are able to plan workload and priorities ensuring deadlines are always met and work is in line with policies and procedures

  • Curious with a constant drive to explore and execute improvements in results and efficiency

  • Strategic, analytical, and results-driven individual with commercial business acumen

  • Communicative team player with high self-motivation and a supportive mindset


  • An RA/AA title is an advantage

  • Knowledge of Twinfield, Salesforce, Basecone, and Declaree is a plus

What’s in it for you?

Competitive salary and great benefits. Working with a highly motivated team and last but not least, the opportunity to work in an informal environment with ample opportunities for professional development on projects that impact millions of consumers worldwide.

  • Pioneering entrepreneurial atmosphere

  • Training, conferences, and personal development opportunities

  • A fun, dynamic workplace with everything from ping pong to gaming consoles

  • Communal lunch, healthy and less healthy snacks all day long at the office

  • Flexible working hours and workspace (hybrid work scheme)

  • A fun and connected community with quarterly meetings/events and Friday Cheers

  • Extra days off for moving activities, family loss, marriage, and wedding anniversary

  • Paternity and maternity leave options

  • 25 holidays per year (full-time)

  • Semi-annual feedback cycle

  • Mobile phone allowance

  • Commuting allowance

  • Dutch pension scheme

  • Birthday surprise gift

  • Referral bonus