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Financial Controller

Istanbul, İstanbul, TürkiyeFinance

Job description

As Virtuagym keeps on growing, we are now looking for a new Financial Controller with a passion for process automation and innovation. In this role, you will be an important factor into further growing our business, driving automation and making sure we meet all our regulatory requirements. You will own and control core financial reporting deliverables together with the rest of the team. Will you join us in our quest to create a healthier and happier world?

This is a remote position in Turkey, where you will be working for our office based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. You will be hired remotely through the Turkish entity of our global employment partner.

What this role looks like

As Financial Controller, you will be joining a team with enthusiastic professionals. You will work closely with our VP of Finance & Operations, Finance Manager and Financial Controller.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial mind with a go-getter mentality, who can thrive in a dynamic scale up environment. This role provides ample room for growth in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

Your key responsibilities as Financial Controller

  • Manage the monthly closing process and continuously improve this process together with the Financial Controller and financial operations team;

  • Initiate and own improvement and automation projects, for instance, managing the reporting within the newly implemented ERP system (Netsuite);

  • Annual closing work & reporting (together with Financial Controller);

  • Support and ultimately own the financial data running through our systems;

  • Together with the team you guard the integrity and relevance of reported figures;

  • Identify key drivers as well as risks and improve reporting accordingly;

  • Work together with the Finance manager to achieve the key objectives of the finance department.

  • Being responsible for and/ or support VAT/ ICP (tax) work;

  • Understand the intricacies of Revenue control and support the business in standardising reporting on this.

Job requirements

What you will bring to the Finance team

Personal traits:

  • A result oriented, proactive, inquisitive personality with a hands-on, pragmatic and collaborative work mentality;

  • Are curious to have deep understanding of the business and its drivers, whilst also understanding how the financial statements reflect the business;

  • Understand what it takes to work in a fast growing & dynamic (non-corporate) organisation;

  • Have an analytic approach and are not afraid to dive into systems and the nitty gritty details;

  • Can manage expectations and deliver on them.

Work experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field;

  • Proven experience in financial control;

  • Proven track record in driving process improvements and automation initiatives;

  • Ability to operate and succeed within a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities;

  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with management and cross-functional teams;

  • Proficient in English;

  • Experience with ERP systems - experience with our systems is a big advantage (Netsuite, Salesforce, Stripe).

Important note: please do apply if you meet 70%+ of the criteria. At Virtuagym we hire great people, not just resumes. If you can't check off a few requirements but are a fast learner, we’d love to hear from you!

Here’s why you should join our team!


🌎 Remote working from Turkey, where you will be working for our office based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands;
🌴 14 paid vacation days per year (based on a full-time contract);

💻 We provide your home office set-up and hardware;

💪 The Virtuagym Health Program: access to video-on-demand workouts and meditation through the VG platform and company-wide health & fitness challenges;

✈ Work from abroad (within Europe) for up to 12 weeks a year with a maximum of 4 consecutive weeks;

💬 Unlimited access to on-demand coaching with psychologists via chat, phone, or video call through the platform OpenUp.

Cultural perks:

📈 Many opportunities for personal and professional growth within the company;

😎 A fun, healthy, and international work environment made up of over 35+ nationalities;

🗣 We believe in a flat hierarchy with room to take ownership: your voice will be truly heard;

🎉 Awesome company events such as New Year's dinners, Summer outings, ski trips, etc.

About Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a leading and fast-growing innovator in the digital health and fitness domain, offering a Software as a Service solution and multiple native apps to users worldwide. We offer coaching and management solutions for trainers, studios, clubs and corporate wellness, all with the vision to make the world a healthier and happier place.

Virtuagym is an ambitious, passionate and multicultural team of talented people who want to create a healthier world for all. We believe in teamwork, challenging each other, being bold and adventurous, working lean, taking care of each other and sharing success. As a scale-up, we embrace our diversity, international character and our flat hierarchy that promotes great freedom, taking ownership and making a true impact. Our talented staff of 200+ employees are based out of two locations: Amsterdam, NL, and Medellin, CO.

Every day with us will be an opportunity to cultivate and evolve your personal and professional skills, as well as to make a significant impact on a global scale. At Virtuagym everyone can grow, whatever background you bring with you. We are not just colleagues, we are friends, willing to help and support each other. By joining us, you become a part of a joyful and energetic team. 

Ready to join us?
Please do not hesitate to apply by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button below! We will get back to your application within 10 working days.

For any questions on the vacancy, please get in touch with the recruitment team at recruitment@virtuagym.com.

The hiring process

The hiring process for this role consists of:

  • A video screening with a Recruiter;

  • Interviews with Ruben Visser (VP of Finance & Operations), Danny van Delden (Finance Manager) and potentially Paul Braam (CEO).

* Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy, so third parties are kindly asked not to contact us about this role.