(Financial) Controller (16 hours)

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(Financial) Controller 

At Open Social we're looking for a (Financial) Controller to join our team.

Part-time (16 hours) · Enschede / Amsterdam

Hi there 👋!

We are Open Social. We develop online community software (think: your own private Facebook platform) that helps organizations like Greenpeace and the United Nations fulfill their missions.

Open Social is growing fast! Because of the recent 1.25M euro investment from Peak Capital and Nimbus Ventures, we are growing our position and accelerating our rapid growth in Europe and the US. We are looking for a (Financial) Controller in supporting our sales and operational teams by having smooth processes and strict control over contracts and agreements with our clients.

Sounds cool? Keep scrolling 👇🏻!

What's the job?

Our projects (often in the higher segments) have specific procurement requirements and needs. While contracting and scoping the projects is done by the sales team, you would need to support them by making sure all invoices are correctly sent out and planned. Moreover, all agreements are, for example at the support service level agreements and data protection agreements, are in place to make sure your sales and engineering colleagues can focus on their day-to-day jobs. You will be working in the operational team, closely with our finance staff and with our Head of Sales.

We need your help to become the leading company in the area of online community software and community management. Do you accept this challenge 💪🏻?

Scroll down for the job requirements and what we offer!

A bit about us

Open Social empowers people by providing an open-source platform to build online communities of like-minded individuals. Replacing traditional intranets, Open Social fuels bottom-up innovation within organizations.

Early versions of our offering have won the prestigious Dutch Interactive Awards. The project, Greenpeace Greenwire, helps more than 100 000 Greenpeace volunteers bring positive change to the world around the globe. In The Netherlands alone, the software increased volunteering by 600%.

We offer our software in different versions: a free open-source distribution, a fully maintained software-as-a-service, and an enterprise edition. It's built with the platform Drupal, a web technology for creating ambitious digital experiences and has more than a hundred thousand active contributors worldwide. With ambitious new plans in our product roadmap, we aim to decouple our software’s front-end and back-end and create a more customizable and flexible headless platform.

The project is developed by a team of 25 people in The Netherlands and remote across Europe. Our office is based on the old market square in the middle of Enschede.

Our mission

We are an open adoption software company, meaning our products are free to adopt and open to modify. We believe that open adoption drives the next wave of software. Our collective pace of innovation will be world-changing. Success for us means being the global leader in online community software for NGOs, social intranets and ideation communities. We power social change and innovate with open-source software at scale.

Your responsibilities

  • Support your sales colleagues with invoices, procurements, support service level agreements and data protection agreement workflows
  • Book upcoming invoices in our financial system
  • Update and keep track of our cashflow prognoses
  • Communicate with procurement and financial departments of our clients


The experience you bring to the team

You have a bachelor's degree (or higher) and have 3+ years of experience in a financial setting. You speak Dutch and English and have strong communication skills. You are able to self-manage and take initiative. Besides we expect you to have experience with:

  • International Procurement and invoicing processes
  • Sales support in contracting

(Impress us with your experience 😉)

And you get bonus points when you have experience with/in (nice-to-haves)

  • Support Service Level Agreements
  • Data Protection Agreements / Privacy Policies
  • (European) Tenders

We offer you these benefits:

  • A position for 16 hours per week
  • Travel allowance and a modern pension plan
  • Possibility to buy equity in the company
  • Inspiring workplace in the heart of Amsterdam & Enschede (but we are flexible in working locations, remotely is also possible! And international relocation package is also available)
  • Excellent hardware and comfortable workplaces
  • Fun team activities, from running marathons in London to an elaborate new year's dinner
  • Collective lunches. You can join us without a fuss!
  • A contribution for your gym or sports membership

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new (Financial) Controller? Then we'd love to hear about you!