Senior Financial Controller

Job description

Virtuagym is one of the leading and fastest-growing innovators in the digital health and fitness domain, offering a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and multiple native apps to users worldwide. We serve over 15 million end-users, 30,000 trainers and more than 7,000 health clubs around the globe.

As a scale-up, we offer great freedom and autonomy to take ownership of projects and to develop your skills and experience with us. Our talented staff of 200+ is based out of two locations: Amsterdam, NL, and Medellin, CO. We love to keep the company culture dynamic, informal and fun.

Constantly growing, we are looking for a Senior Financial Controller to complement our Finance team. Will you join us in our quest to create a healthier and happier world?

How life at Virtuagym will be

Care, celebrating shared success, and integrity are the most important values at Virtuagym and you will definitely have a chance to contribute to these. Every one of your days with us will be an opportunity to cultivate and evolve your personal and professional skills, as well as to raise awareness and make a major impact on a global scale. Here at Virtuagym we are not just colleagues, we are friends, willing to help, and support each other, so by joining us you become a part of an amiable and energetic team.


What this role looks like


The Finance team is an integral part of our business as we collect, process and analyse all the financial data to report to internal and external stakeholders. We are a small team, yet have quite a diverse set of characters, all of which work hard but also take some time to laugh and be the wacky bunch that we are. We are a team of five full-timers and one part-timer. You will be reporting directly to the CFO and will also work closely with all team members and with various Virtuagym colleagues from other departments.

Description of the role:

Due to our growth and expansion, we are looking for an experienced Senior Financial Controller. You will work with all finance team members but will be mostly involved with the financial controller and the finance manager. You will report directly to the CFO.

In this role you will be instrumental in enhancing the level of control within Virtuagym and work towards audit-readiness. You will spend about one to two days a week in the operation, for example during the monthly close. However, most of the time you will be working on enhancing internal controls and building an internal control framework.

Virtuagym is a data-driven company in which the internal IT environment plays an important role in collecting, processing and presenting financial data. We work with many systems including Salesforce, STRIPE, NMBRS, Domo and Exact Online. Therefore you must have a strong affinity with IT.

Some of your responsibilities

  • Design and implement an Internal Control Framework;
  • To make Virtuagym an audit-ready company;
  • Identify and implement processes that are efficient and scalable;
  • Ensure completeness of revenue and correct revenue recognition;
  • Control finances of our foreign subsidiary in Medellin;
  • Work together with the finance team in the operations to support the team with challenging topics and during busy periods;
  • Take end-responsibility over the monthly and annual financial statements;
  • Work together with the CFO on various topics such as forecasting and business accounting;
  • Build relationships with external advisors and bank.

What you bring to the table

  • Master degree in Finance or Accounting and Control; a post-master degree in finance, audit or control is a plus;
  • A minimum of 4 years of working experience as financial controller or auditor;
  • Strong affinity with IT and advanced Excel skills;
  • Experience with bookkeeping systems, preferably with Exact Online;
  • You feel comfortable working with a lot of freedom and autonomy and ready to take responsibility;
  • Strong analytical and abstract thinking skills;
  • You are flexible, dedicated, focused and a team player;
  • You have strong organization and time management skills;
  • You have excellent communication skills and a good sense of efficient communication;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Dutch (any other languages like German, French and Spanish would be nice to have);
  • You have a Dutch citizenship or should already have a Dutch work permit.

Bonus points for...

  • Work experience at a startup or scale-up.

Here’s why you should come work with us

Next to being inspired daily by talented and motivated colleagues and having plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth, these are the main Virtuagym perks:

  • Join one of the fastest growing scale-ups in Amsterdam, within the awesome fitness tech domain!;

  • Join a diverse and international team made up of over 30 nationalities, working in an informal and fun environment;

  • We are remote-friendly, meaning you can work from home whenever you want;

  • We provide a full-time contract, 25 paid holidays per year (based on a full-time contract), 8% holiday allowance, unlimited unpaid holidays and a pension plan;

  • An opportunity to grow fast with the company, including a lot of support from the management team and the opportunity to keep developing yourself;

  • Stay healthy with our Health Program: we provide monthly contribution towards your gym subscription and a Friends & Family gym discount;

  • We love to learn: join our knowledge exchange sessions, Lunch and Learn sessions for personal development, and more.

Are you 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

The recruitment process consists of an initial introduction (video)call with the CFO, a call with the finance manager and controller, and a case.

Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy.