Finance & Control Manager


(1.0 FTE)

You are responsible for designing and directing the planning and control cycle, being a strategic sparring partner/co-pilot for the Board of Directors and Management. You will be leading a team of financial professionals.

General

You will join a multidisciplinary team of professionals in a challenging but friendly environment. The school community is international, which means both the educational programme and all business communication are done in English. Hotelschool The Hague has developed an excellent reputation over 90 years; the result of the structured & innovative educational programme and the experience and quality of our staff, instructors, and lecturers.

Department

The Finance Department is responsible for:

Planning and control

Student and financial administration

Investments

Business cases/forecast models

Analysis of the financial state of affairs

Budget cycle

Management information

Multi-Year planning

General function description

As a new Finance Manager, you are both the one with the financial knowledge and the manager who manages the department of 5 people. Within the University of Applied Sciences, your department is the point of contact for all financial matters.

You are strong in various areas in terms of content, due to the structure of the Hotelschool the Hague: an educational institute that, as a foundation, also operates its own companies (where students gain practical experience), receives tuition fees and applies for and receives subsidies for education and research. Work location is The Hague, but you are regularly present on the campus in Amsterdam.

You are responsible for ensuring that the cash flows from various sources are correctly administered including an up to date insight into the current financial position of the University of Applied Sciences.

You analyze and discuss the financial state of affairs with the Boards (Board of Directors and Board of Trustees/Audit Committee), the MT (of which you are a member) and with the various department managers.

You analyze and provide advice and insight into the financial consequences of new (multi) year department plans and budgets, concepts and expenditures, for the different entities, and progress meetings.

You increase the awareness of those involved about the financial consequences of their actions.

You are responsible for the multi-year department plan and coherence between department plans (including drafting and budget), you lead the broad implementation within the established budget and you are responsible for the preparation of audit committees and accountants.

Candidate profile

You are strong in various areas in terms of content, due to the structure of the Hotelschool The Hague: an educational institute that, as a foundation, also operates its own companies (where students gain practical experience), receives tuition fees and applies for and receives subsidies for education and research. A combination of various knowledge and personal competencies is therefore required:

Knowledge:

  • Minimum HBO work and thinking level, supplemented with relevant work experience
  • Experience in analyzing policy decisions and the financial consequences for the organization
  • Experience in advising on the financial consequences of policy decisions. Preferably at Board and MT levels, but certainly at manager level

Personal competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Well-developed consulting skills
  • You are able to strike the right balance between the Hospitality/feeling of hospitality and acting financially responsible
  • Sparring partners at all levels

Other wishes:

  • It would be very nice if you have a background and/or experience in education and/or the Hospitality sector
  • Preferably you are available full-time (40 hours a week)
  • You live in Den Haag area

Remuneration

Hotelschool The Hague offers a salary based on scale 13 the labour agreement of Universities of Applied Science (CAO HBO) with a range between €5193,85 and €6326,17 gross per month, depending on your professional experience and qualifications.

In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers:

  • A 13th month;
  • An excellent package of fringe benefits;
  • Employees with a 40-hour working week are entitled to 428 hours (53 days) of leave annually with retention of salary;
  • Excellent opportunities for further personal development;
  • Compensation towards your health insurance expenses;
  • Option to make use of group discounts for multiple insurances;
  • Travel allowances for commuting to and from work;
  • A laptop and Telephone are provided for this position;
  • A pension plan through ABP;
  • Most importantly you would work for an organisation that strives to have a positive impact on society, helping to develop future leaders in the hospitality industry.

Additional information

Hotelschool The Hague works with a 40-hour workweek. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible depending on the notice period of the applicant.

The work location for this position can be either our Campus in Amsterdam and/or Campus The Hague. Working hybrid is also possible.

Additional information can be provided by Ms Regine von Stieglitz (President, Member Board of Directors), through email: r.v.stieglitz@hotelschool.nl

An English language proficiency test and assessment will be part of the selection procedure. Upon receiving an offer, a certificate of conduct (VOG) is required.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your English CV and motivation letter. Kindly submit your CV and motivation letter to the attention of Ms N. Winklaar, Corporate Recruiter.

The deadline for applications is 30 May 2022.

To apply please send your cv and motivation letter to careers@hotelschool.nl