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Solynta is one of the most promising scale-ups in world food supply with a game-changing technology. Solynta is using hybrid potato technology to grow a more sustainable future. Our mission is to help create global solutions for food and nutritional insecurity by giving farmers better, stronger and more cost-efficient ways to grow crops. Solynta’s true potato seeds combine years of agricultural experience with the newest hybrid breeding technologies. Solynta’s True Potato Seeds technology:

  • Replaces 2500 kilo of perishable potato-seed-tubers with 25 grams of pristine true-potato seeds to start a crop
  • By natural breeding, these seeds can be improved much faster with beneficial natural traits like disease resistances - limiting the need for pesticide use- and made more robust against climate change impact.

For our next phase of growth, we are looking for a:

Controller (32-40 hours a week)

As Controller, you will report to the CFO. You also lead the finance team consisting of a financial controller and administrative assistant.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Solynta’s financial reporting and budgeting
  • Leading a small team and overseeing day to day financial operations
  • Preparing annual accounts and contacts with auditor
  • Treasury & Taxes
  • Insurance, subsidies
  • Accounting Information system
  • Strengthening financial decision making and -control together with functional leads you support
  • Business analysis and valuation
  • Investment analysis
  • Strategic planning

We are looking for you if you:

  • Have completed a Master's degree in Accounting & Financial Management or Accountancy
  • Have at least 3 years relevant experience
  • Are available 32-40 hours per week
  • Have an excellent command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing
  • Enjoy working in a scale up company
  • You have excellent computer skills
  • You have strong social skills
  • You are analytically strong

We Offer:

  • A responsible position in a game-changing company with strong focus on improving worldwide food security and enabling a more sustainable future.
  • An organization with high growth potential and with passionate colleagues.
  • An environment in which you can develop your personal skills.
  • A challenging job in a constantly changing environment, where the status quo changes daily.
  • An enthusiastic and growing team with high ambitions and a passion to drive real change.
  • A competitive salary, in line with your experience and personal development opportunities.


To join our team as our new Controller, please fill in the form below including:

  • A cover letter addressing your ability, experience, and alignment with and motivation for this position
  • Your CV

The entire recruitment process is done by Michael Page. If you have any questions, please contact Lotte de Bruin Harms on 06-13451322 or Lottedebruinharms@michaelpage.nl. You can apply via the form below or directly to Michael Page at the above e-mail address. Please mention the vacancy and our company name.



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