Reporting Specialist

Who we are

A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. 

Catawiki is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell special objects. We offer over 75,000 special objects in auction every week — each reviewed and selected by one of Catawiki’s hundreds of in-house experts specialised in Art, Design, Jewellery, Fashion, Classic Cars, Collectables and many more.

We've sold 10 million unique items to date and it’s our mission to become the world’s most popular auction destination for special objects.

We’re an innovative, pioneering and fast-growing scale-up. If you think you can make a difference to our team, go ahead and apply.

About the role

This is an exciting role for a Finance professional who is ready for the next step. As the reporting specialist you will be responsible for the periodic and ad-hoc reporting  (internal and external). You are able to explain the monthly variances and are able to translate those to financial opportunities and risks. Together with the other team members of the Accounting & Reporting department you make sure that the monthly business review captures the story behind the numbers and identifies areas for improvement or performs further analysis if needed. Furthermore you will be involved in the month-end close process for certain areas and will be responsible to maintain our financial databases and become a specialist in our financial system (Workday). 

This is a diverse and challenging position that combines accounting, reporting, analytical and problem-solving skills to deliver desired results. Due to the continuous growth of the organization, the tasks and duties of this role will evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and challenge yourself to take on additional projects and responsibilities as they present themselves.

 

What you’ll do

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting. You will need to have a thorough understanding of the figures and the story behind them so you will be able to translate this into presentations for the Management Team, Board & our investors;
  • Assist in the preparation of the consolidated accounts prepared under IFRS;
  • Assist in the month-end closing process;
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to improve data quality, accuracy and allocation, feeding into monthly reporting and budgeting processes;
  • Strive for continuous improvements of processes (specifically related to automation of our report process) and reporting systems to enable efficient, accurate and timely financial reporting, as we continue to grow;
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and benchmarking as needed; 

Catawiki offers you the opportunity to work in a start-up culture where everything you do matters. You will have the freedom to initiate your own projects and drive them to completion.

What you’ll bring

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Finance
  • Strong knowledge of Excel/Google sheets and able to work with large data sets; 
  • You have excellent quantitative and analytical skills;
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Finance (preferably accounting);
  • You can work independently as well within the team;
  • Ability to prioritize, oriented to meet tight deadline on a consistent basis;
  • You are reliable, hands-on with and a focus on quality results;
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal;

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to join our mission to fulfil people’s passions, as part of a young and dynamic organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly-motivated team of 800+ Catawikians. Additionally, you can expect:

  • A challenging role in a diverse, international and fast-growing organisation with over 50 nationalities.
  • Regular fun activities both on and offline e.g summer parties, boat rides and regular team events.
  • Great secondary benefits including a holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.
  • Hybrid ways of working between home and office. We offer remote and activity-based working, suited to the team and individual responsibilities
  • We care about our teams’ wellbeing and offer a holistic wellbeing programme including our Employee Assistance Programme offering clinical services, single-session therapy, wellness support and more.
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities to support your personal and professional growth;
  • We want to help you celebrate special occasions in life by:
    • providing employees with a 100 EURO Catavoucher upon joining and 50 EURO birthday Catavouchers;
    • Extra days of annual leave for work anniversaries at 3, 5, 8 and 10 years;
    • Additional leave allowances for important life events such as moving, engagement & marriage;
    • Each year Catawikians get an additional day’s leave to Pursue their Passion!

Please note that our benefits offering changes depending on which country you are employed in. For our country-specific offering please ask your recruiter. 

Our commitment to you 

Catawiki’s eclectic team represents an international and intergenerational mix of people from different professional and cultural backgrounds. We foster an inclusive and queer-friendly work environment, committed to making every Catawikian feel welcomed and empowered. Whatever your story, we encourage you to bring your unique perspective to the table.

Catawiki stands with Ukraine and encourages people displaced by the current conflict to apply. In addition to the several initiatives we’ve launched, we’re open to ideas on ways we can continue to support the humanitarian effort.

Our offices and way of working

We have sensational offices in Amsterdam, Groningen, Paris and our newest office in Lisbon. Most of our employees are within commutable distance of one of our office locations and enjoy a hybrid work model. This means we expect you to be in the office 2 out of 5 days, roughly 40% of your working time, to collaborate and connect with each other. The exception is of course, if the job description specifically states that the role is 100% remote, as some experts and sales positions are.

Interested?

Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page. By submitting your application you agree to Catawiki’s Applicant Privacy Policy.

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Flexible Working

We’re continually incorporating hybrid elements, while employees choose how they split their work between the office and home.

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