Controller - Hallo
What do you do?

Hallo stands for accessible ICT and top-notch service. Their mission is to support their customers in a successful digital transformation, ensuring they can work and stay connected anytime, anywhere. With smart online workplaces, flexible telephony, stable business internet, and secure cloud solutions, they assist customers the way they would like to be helped: with attention, expertise, and responsive support.

Partnering with companies like Odido, KPN, and Microsoft, along with their new shareholder KLAR Partners, they are experiencing substantial growth. They have ambitious plans for international expansion in Europe through their buy-and-build strategy and organic growth. There aim over the next five years is to increase their revenue fivefold. Due to this growth, they are looking for a controller who wants to learn and be part of this dynamic environment.

In this role as Controller, your core focus is to enhance a robust and scalable financial foundation by improving and automating core financial processes while diligently performing controls. Key responsibilities include financial statements, periodic closings, and reporting for all Hallo integrated entities. You will also be involved in budget and forecasting, reporting to the Manager of Financial and Business Control, and acting as a stakeholder for the CFO, Manager of Accounting, and Manager of Group Reporting. Initially, the focus will be on financial control activities, including audit support, monthly closings and data analysis, which you will present to stakeholders. Over time, the focus will shift towards the business control domain.

This role offers learning opportunities and the chance to shape the position and evolve into a business partner. You will seek improvements, implement new tools, and provide business insights. Your analysis will connect financials with commercial KPIs, directly impacting performance. You will set up KPIs based on business requirements and will contribute to control team improvement plans, such as shortening the monthly closing process and the data insight project. Additionally, you will shape Opex control, ensure consistency in general ledger accounts, and create insights for budget holders and other stakeholders. There is ample room for further development, such as creating KPI dashboards, developing pricing models, and gaining insights into margins at various levels (hub, client and product level). Your contributions will be vital in helping Hallo achieve its goals

Good to know

Within Hallo no day is the same. And neither will yours. One day, you could be involved in business cases for different subscriptions, optimizing locations, focus on process, technical optimalizations and costs development. The next day, you might focus on the integration and financial onboarding of a newly acquired company.

In this role, potential projects include enhancing the efficiency of month-end closings and conducting various analyses and business cases. Visualizing the data will eventually lead to a better understanding of performance and its underlying causes.  This involves gaining insights into identifying new customers (subscriptions), retention rates, acquisition costs, and examining the reasons behind these trends. Additionally, exploring opportunities by identifying new markets could be an area for further investigation.

Who are you?

In this position, they are looking for an individual with a proactive and entrepreneurial mindset, embracing a hands-on approach. Someone who thrives in an energetic and highly agile work setting, valuing the achievement of both personal and company objectives. As a real finance professional, you ensure the accuracy of financial figures with a keen eye for detail while maintaining a clear perspective on the bigger picture.

"We need somebody who matches our entrepreneurial start-up culture, where everything you do matters and everybody has the same hunger to make a real difference. You will be joining a team of extremely passionate colleagues who truly believe in Hallo and who are doing everything to get the message out to the world. We believe in talent and potential. So if you have the ambition, are curious and a quick learner, you can grow into the role and develop yourself into a well-rounded, strategic finance business partner”.

  • WO or HBO Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Finance, Accountancy or (Business) Economics
  • At least 3 years of work experience in Finance (start-up / scale-up experience is a plus)
  • Excellent communication in English
  • Great Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience in IT, telecom, or SaaS is a plus
  • Proactive, have a hands-on mentality and do not hesitate to take ownership
  • Team player, ambitious and result-oriented

More about Hallo

Hallo is the trusted IT service partner for SMEs with a one-stop-shop offering for business-critical managed IT services. Hallo's mission is to make IT services accessible to customers and their end users in the best possible way, for maximum impact on productivity. In the fragmented landscape of IT service providers, the company strives to become the logical brand for all day-to-day IT service needs. Hallo offers a digital customer journey including self-service tooling to simplify the complex IT service buying experience that SMEs typically experience. An enthusiastic team of 350 IT service professionals (affectionately called 'digital energizers') is always ready to help. Hallo currently has offices in the Netherlands, Spain and the Caribbean. For more information, visit

KLAR Partners

KLAR Partners is a European private equity firm focused on investing in companies operating in business services and industrial technology. The companies KLAR invests in each have an annual turnover of around €50 million to €500 million. It is headquartered in the DACH, Nordic and Benelux regions. With investment professionals in London, Stockholm, Frankfurt and Brussels, together with a broad international network in the industry, KLAR has a proven business model to support, develop and grow companies. KLAR's senior professionals have worked together for many years, totaling more than 50 years of investment experience in KLAR's industry-specific and geographical focus areas. KLAR Partners is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. For more information, visit

Vortex Capital Partners

Vortex Capital Partners is a specialist investment fund with a focus on small and medium-sized technology companies with high growth potential. Since 2012, Vortex has invested in 22 platform companies and 30 add-ons. The team combines years of M&A experience with in-depth technical expertise and first-hand operational experience. With this, Vortex supports ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams as an active partner in realising their growth ambitions.

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