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Head of Business Control

At Bitvavo B.V. we're looking for a Head of Business Control to join our team. About the job Bitvavo is on the mission to become the European Market Leader in cryptocurrency exchange. We will be su

At Bitvavo B.V. we’re looking for a Head of Business Control to join our team.

About the job

Bitvavo is on the mission to become the European Market Leader in cryptocurrency exchange.

We will be successful in our growth with your help – a strategic oriented and data driven Head of Business Control. You are the initiator and moderator of the company’s strategic orientation. You drive performance management and ensure proper adherence to unit economic fundamentals.

In the next couple of years, we will be considerably expanding our operations all around Europe and you will have the opportunity to be part of it!

What does it mean? A lot of impact and opportunities to transition to a data driven organization and act as a true business partner to our stakeholders. You are pivotal on strategic level and at operational excellence. Intrigued? Please read further!

About you:

You are not afraid to accommodate exponential growth. Contrary, you drive the ambitious but realistic Objectives & Results of our senior leadership team. You implement a data driven mindset, and ensure decisions are based on facts and figures.

As Head of Business Control, you act with a holistic view of the organization and the overall business objectives. You are a sparring partner to our shareholders, leadership team and challenger of the status quo.

You’ll report directly to the CFO. You are part of the Leadership team and work closely with your colleagues and interact constantly with the data analytics team. You direct and guide the business control team that allows them to provide strategic guidance and business insights to the Board and Leadership.

You ensure data is analyzed and interpreted, and accordingly provide guidance to other departments on where and how to optimize the growth and operational excellence. You’ll be the go-to person for strategic advisory and data driven decision making

Our ideal candidate is experienced, has a growth mindset and is eager to learn..

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll build and lead a high performing business control team
  • You’ll be pivotal in defining and advising on the company strategy
  • You’ll be responsible for the monthly business progress update to our senior leadership team;
  • You’ll drive the setting of Company’s OKRs and monitor the progress accordingly
  • You’ll transition Bitvavo to a data driven organisation and ensure the organizations’ decision making is based on data insights.
  • You’ll develop a KPI dashboard and implement (together with the Data team) a data warehouse and associated BI Tooling.
  • You’ll develop profitability analyses such as unit economics, customer lifetime value, variance analysis, and gross margin analysis together with the Data Analytics team.
  • You’ll lead our financial planning and budgeting cycles such as the mid-term planning, annual forecast, monthly budget, and latest estimate.
  • You’ll partner with the business by assessing expansion and other growth initiatives, and identify/initiate business opportunities yourself.
  • You’ll act as a go-to person for all business opportunities, risks and performance.

What you’ll bring:

  • You have a master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent.
  • You have at least seven years of successful experience in a Controlling, Finance, or Accounting position, of which at least 3 years in a similar role.
  • You have experience with Fintech and/or Hyper Growth environments.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with BI Tooling.
  • Exposure to senior leadership and experience in stakeholder management.
  • You have a thorough understanding of business and financial processes
  • Business acumen and strong capacity to influence, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You have excellent modeling and presentation skills (in Excel and Powerpoint).
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English language, both written and spoken
  • Thrives and grows in a rapidly changing and complex environment. Displays flexibility, activates networks, and adopts a continuous growth mindset to learn from mistakes and bounce back from adversity
  • Inspires motivates and empowers people to achieve organizational goals. Coaches, mentors, and manages employee experience and employee performance

What we offer:

  • Excellent employment terms, including:
  • a very competitive salary;
  • incentive plan;
  • pension plan;
  • lunch;
  • 26 days of annual leave plus your birthday off;
  • Internet allowance;
  • Flexible benefit budget;
  • Budget for external training and courses.

Work remotely in NL & at our office in the heart of Amsterdam;

Be actively involved with the latest technologies and innovations;

A position in a unique, young, and fast-growing FinTech company.

Our selection procedure in a nutshell

Are you ready to be part of Bitvavo and help our customers be successful?

Apply by clicking the button below. Please share whatever you want about yourself to convince us we are a match!

Let’s first have a ‘coffee chat’ to introduce Bitvavo, the role and get to know you. This can be at our office or by phone.

We will follow up with an in-depth interview.

We strive to process applications within a week. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by mail at

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Do you want to join our team as our new Head of Business Control? Then we’d love to hear about you!

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