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Junior Financial Controller

Land Life Company

Land Life Company

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
At Land Life, our ambition is not just to create positive change, but to inspire it. We're on a mission to restore our planet's 2 billion acres of degraded land, by planting the right trees, at the right time, and in the right place; leveraging technology every step of the way; and unlocking carbon and other new markets to fund this work. Our team is global, our impact is significant, and now we're looking for a Junior Financial Controller who demonstrates excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail. This is an opportunity to make a direct, positive impact for local communities, biodiversity and to use nature-based solutions to mitigate and adapt our planet to climate change.

Together, we create impact you can see.


Land Life is an international scale-up with over 10 years of experience in nature restoration. Last year we planted 3.5 million trees worldwide and were recognised as an UpLink Top Innovator at the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos. Read more about Land Life and our principles


As a Junior Financial Controller at Land Life, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial health and stability of our organization. Reporting directly to Hugo, the Head of Finance, you will be responsible for our financial administration, managing day-to-day financial transactions and providing accurate financial information. While your primary focus lies in financial administration, you’ll also extend support in financial controlling as needed. This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission-driven organization and grow within the field of finance.

Other than that, you will:

  • Handle day-to-day financial transactions, including accounts payable/receivable, and maintain accurate general ledger entries.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to generate and oversee sales invoices, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery.
  • Lead the authorization and processing of personnel expenses, acting as the primary contact for staff queries.
  • Maintain precise and up-to-date financial records and documentation.
  • Prepare bank payment batches and reconcile bank statements to ensure financial accuracy.
  • Support with HR admin tasks (e.g. payroll, onboarding/offboarding, etc.).
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, budgets, forecasts, and ad-hoc analysis for the Management Team.


  • Work in a highly engaged, rapidly growing international nature-restoration company towards impact you can see;
  • Expected salary range of €47,287 - €67,980 (this range can shift pending experience, qualifications and location of the position);
  • 25 days paid leave;
  • Office in a beautiful location in Amsterdam, next to Oosterpark;
  • Daily free lunch at the office;
  • Weekly company workouts, work from home budget, pension scheme, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field;
  • 3+ years of financial administration experience and affinity in financial controlling;
  • Fluency in both English and Dutch (this is a hard requirement);
  • Proficient in financial software systems, preferably Exact Online, and advanced Excel skills;
  • Strong analytical skills, resourceful, and able to work independently;
  • Available full-time for 40 hours per week.


Does this role of Junior Financial Controller at Land Life sound like the perfect match for you? Submit your CV and cover letter via the 'Apply now' button. Our process includes a brief initial call by one of our recruiters, followed by several interview rounds.

We welcome different perspectives and experiences because we believe this is the foundation for achieving high-integrity nature restoration at scale. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Note: For this role, a valid working permit for The Netherlands is required.