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Head of Finance (0,6 fte)
Genetwister Technologies

15-02-2024 - Genetwister Technologies | WAGENINGEN | Head of Finance (0,6 fte) |

Our client Genetwister Technologies, founded in 1998, is an innovative Dutch company in biotechnology, specialized in molecular breeding and bioinformatics of agricultural, horticultural and ornamental plants. Through research projects Genetwister helps its customers improving crop quality to enable more sustainable farming and a more reliable food supply for the future. Genetwister’s shareholders are five internationally renowned vegetable and ornamental breeding companies: Bejo Zaden, Dümmen Orange, East-West Seed, Known-You Seed and Sakata Seed Corporation.  
Genetwister Technologies is a professional, knowledge-driven, customer-focused project organization with a highly committed team. Genetwister Technologies is located in Wageningen and currently has 35 employees. 

The position 

As Head of Finance you are responsible for the financial department and financial health of Genetwister Technologies. This is done by:

  • taking the lead in the preparation of the annual and multi-year company budgets, and timely preparation of the annual accounts with external accountants;
  • ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting to stakeholders externally and internally throughout the year;
  • being a pro-active member of the Management Team and collaborating with the Project Leaders in the research departments to assist them with the financial aspects of project management;
  • acting as sparring partner for all employees regarding topics with a financial component and keeping the companies’ policies up to date.

The profile

  • a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field;
  • a minimum of ten years of experience in a comparable finance role and qualified to independently coordinate, manage and advise on all aspects of the finance of a company;
  • (hands-on) experience in optimizing/enhancing financial processes and implementing strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs and systems;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enthusiastic to share knowledge about financial processes with colleagues;
  • the internal drive to look beyond your responsibilities in improving and bringing the organization to the next level; 
  • eager to stay informed about new developments in the professional field of finance, insurances, pensions, law and regulations;
  • a leadership style based on clarity and consistency, strong teamwork, ownership with a human touch in managing people with the capability to motivate, develop, facilitate and enthuse; 
  • personal skills: lead by example, cooperative, flexible, strong conceptual skills, but also hands-on, reliable, service oriented and structured; 
  • experience in matrixed or project-based organization is preferred; 
  • affinity with the agricultural or biotechnology industry is preferred; 
  • excellent verbal & written communication skills in Dutch and English. 

Lodiers & Partners takes care of the selection procedure. For more information, or an extended profile, please contact Maurice Oomens via or 06 – 23 90 74 46


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