Business Controller - To Increase
What do you do?

To-Increase is a leading developer of SaaS business application software based on Microsoft ERP solutions. It serves a global (45+ countries) and diversified (2.2k+) customer base, primarily through a network of 250+ channel partners. As an Inner Circle Partner (top 1%) for 14 years in a row, To-Increase is widely recognized as a top 5 global independent software vendor (ISV) in the Microsoft ecosystem. In 2021 To Increase was acquired by Rivean Capital, a leading European Private Equity Fund. This enables TI to reach its ambitious international growth plans.

As the Business Controller you work closely together with the CFO, your colleague in Business Control (Software) and the assistant controllers. You have your own core focus on the business line Services, but challenge and support each other when necessary. It is your responsibility to establish a valuable relationship with the business. You will start by setting up and optimizing the management reporting, working closely together with the business to determine their key drivers and KPI’s both a commercial level (e.g. turnover, gross margin, recurring revenue/renewed, pipeline, conversion, budget variance, planned value) and an efficiency level (billable utilization, time spent). From there you manage the monthly reporting, periodic (re)forecasts and budget process. You will provide insight in the performance, variances, risks and opportunities during the periodic business reviews. Together with the COO and Sales management, you discuss the P&L, share your insights on trends, risks and opportunities. By challenging the business, you enable them to take informed business decisions which improves the margin and profitability.

In order to maintain a reliable business control framework, it is key to manage a smooth periodic (monthly and quarterly) close process. To do so, you review the accounting and provide a financial sanity check.  It is important that you know and understand the business processes, the underlying finance processes and the complexity of international entities and subsequent compliance processes. You initiate efficiency adjustments to the core financial processes by identifying improvements and automation opportunities.

Good to know

Because of the strategic growth, you will be involved in numerous (ad hoc) analyses, projects and business cases. You play a crucial role in embedding the finance business partner function into the organization. Not only by creating valuable insights that support the decision-making, but also by actively seeking dialogue with the business. You are eager to deep dive into the numbers to really understand why there are variances and what this means for the business. Your insights, analyses and advice contributes directly to the strategic growth ambition.

Who are you?

You are a skilled and persuasive business advisor, with an analytical mindset who loves to work in a fast-growing, international, and dynamic business.  You know how to create support for (strategic) decisions and are not afraid to speak your mind. In addition to having a solid financial background and strong communication skills, you have a “can do”-mentality and inquisitive attitude.

“We need somebody who matches our entrepreneurial mentality. Someone who sees change as an opportunity. You are a self-starting financial, analytically strong and able to quickly connect the dots.  You have the intellectual & strategic curiosity to really understand & level with the business and the capacity to think out of the box. You can see the big picture through different cross-sections, reach sound conclusions and can get the point across effectively. At the same time, you won’t mind getting your hands dirty and tackling many topics you haven’t encountered before. “

  • Master degree in Accounting or Finance, preferable with Post-Master Qualification (RA, ACCA, CPA)
  • > 5 years of relevant experience in Financial Control, FP&A or Accountancy
  • Experience with Dutch GAAP, ideally with IFRS
  • Excellent communication skills in English and preferably one other (European) language
  • Strong integrity and work ethics, combined with passion and fun
  • A hands-on work style and “can do” approach, comfortable with the detail, and able to move seamlessly between tactical and strategic issues as required
  • You have the ability to manage people, activities and processes towards strict deadlines

More about To-Increase

Starting in 2005, To-Increase has been a global SaaS leader in ISV for Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications. They strongly believe in innovation and learning, and they use their expertise for deep domain knowledge to develop futuristic solutions The team of 170 employees supports 2200+ customers in transforming their businesses through technology in Europe, US, and India – to ensure smooth client support and delivery. At To-Increase,  they value employee development because they believe empowered people can deliver robust results.

Core values
At To-Increase, they empower their clients with deep domain expertise to comprehend the current and potential challenges your industry faces. The tech-savvy team leverages these insights and uses their deep domain expertise and best practices to deliver purpose-built applications to help you solve your problems quickly.

In 2021, Rivean Capital acquired To Increase. Following the carve-out, To-Increase aims to further grow cloud sales by winning new with Microsoft outpacing the market, converting the existing user base and expanding its offering through M&A. To-Increase will significantly expand its sales force to further activate its channel partner network as well as its existing user base.

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