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Utrecht, Utrecht, NetherlandsEXIN

Job description

Who we are & How we work

Modern society is becoming ever-more reliant on software technologies and its developers. We all trust our businesses, homes and lives software technologies, but do we know what it’s made of? Or that it’s trustworthy? This is where the Software Improvement Group (SIG) comes in. They are the independent global authority on software assurance; assessing and benchmarking the quality of software technology and development processes. In 2021 they acquired EXIN, an international specialist in assessing and certifying IT professionals. Together, SIG and EXIN assess the full spectrum of people, processes and technology. While working closely together with SIG and utilizing cross-selling opportunities, EXIN operates as an independent company and has its own growth strategy.

EXIN is headquartered in the Netherlands with entities and operations all around the world, including Germany, India, Brazil, China and Japan.

Where you come in
We are looking for a financial controller for the full finance spectrum, from making sure all the company’s financial processes run like clockwork to being a trusted advisor to the CEO in shaping EXIN’s next growth phase.

Your contribution

Primarily, you are responsible for daily accounting, the period-end closing, including submission of accurate financial information to all external and internal stakeholders and the relationship with the external auditors.
Furthermore, you will have a direct impact and influence on EXIN’s success in executing its growth strategy and its financial performance, as well as challenging the organization based on management and financial information, business analyses and forecasts.
Also, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the design and launch of the new skills assessment platform, EXIN’s powerful second pillar in its growth strategy. You will have a direct influence on the setup of the revenue stream, the interface with the financial system and the related management information.
The financial controller will report to the CFO of SIG and work closely with both the CEO of EXIN and the finance team of SIG.

What's in it for you?

If you are looking to work in an international company that makes a difference to so many around the world and where you have the opportunity to actively contribute to EXIN’s growth, while taking the Business and Finance processes to the next level, this is the opportunity for you!

Job requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Solid base in Financial Control
  • DutchGAAP
  • Performance driven with focus on delivery of results (hands-on)
  • A structured, integer and hands-on mindset
  • Excellent command of the English language, verbal & written
  • Preferably experience with Exact software
  • Preferably Dutch speaking


Work locations are the EXIN Office (Utrecht) and the SIG Office (Amsterdam). Hybrid working from both the office and from home is part of our company culture.