Business Controller

Job description

Working @Surfly

Surfly is an Amsterdam-based start-up and the world’s leading provider of universal co-browsing. We enable leading organizations to understand and solve customer problems in a fast and intuitive way. More than 100K users with over 1 million sessions use Surfly’s award-winning technology to improve the customer journey, increase the lifetime value of a customer and improve NPS and customer satisfaction scores.

This is a very exciting time to be joining a rapidly growing company. We've experienced strong growth and success in international markets and recently closed a round of financing to fund the next chapter of growth 🚀

Who we are looking for:

The controller is responsible for all operational tasks surrounding Surfly finances and its KPI's. You have a background in accounting and business economics and are able to create financial reports, set up business analytics, create projections as well as financial roadmaps. 

You are accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. 

We need someone that is hands on, understands the goal of the company and translate this into projections and forecast but also participates in the daily grind of things, control budget and chase receivables. 


  • Create  financial reports
  • Create financial projections
  • Guard budgets
  • Guard burn-rate and cashflow
  • Monitor and setup procedures to chase receivables
  • Identify and monitor key business metrics, such as MRR and NPS

Surfly Perks:

  • A shiny new MacBook Pro
  • Work with an exceptionally bright, talented and fun bunch of colleagues
  • Swanky new office in the centre of Amsterdam - fussball table and free lunches included
  • Employee Stock Option Plan: we are all owners and shareholders of our company - Surfly's success is in our hands!
  • Rest up with 25 holidays per year and approx. 7 national holidays per year
  • The occasional company-wide gathering and team outings


  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Outstanding financial accounting ability and balance Sheet management.
  • Strong understanding of P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow.
  • Analytical thinking with an ability to see the big picture while also paying attention to detail.
  • A proven track record of planning and managing deliverables in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong ability to work across different teams and communicate to all levels of management.
  • Experience with MS Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • A Msc degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent.