Hi there šŸ‘‹!

We are Open Social.Ā We develop online community software (think: your own private Facebook platform) that helps organizations like Greenpeace and the United Nations fulfill their missions.

Open Social is growing fast!Ā Because of theĀ recent 1.25M euroĀ investmentĀ from Peak Capital and Nimbus Ventures, we are growing our position and accelerating our rapid growth in Europe and the US.Ā We are looking for a (Financial) Controller in supporting our sales and operational teams by having smooth processes and strict control over contracts and agreements with our clients.

Sounds cool? Keep scrolling šŸ‘‡šŸ»!

Open Social Team

This will be your team!

What's the job?

Our projects (often in the higher segments) have specific procurement requirements and needs. While contracting and scoping the projects is done by the sales team, you would need to support them by making sure all invoices are correctly sent out and planned. Moreover, all agreements are, for example at the support service level agreements and data protection agreements, are in place to make sure your sales and engineering colleagues can focus on their day-to-day jobs. You will be working in the operational team, closely with our finance staff and with our Head of Sales.

We need your help to become the leading company in the area of online community software and community management.
Do you accept this challenge šŸ’ŖšŸ»?

Scroll down for the job requirements and what we offer!

A bit about us

Open Social empowers people by providing an open-source platform to build online communities of like-minded individuals. Replacing traditional intranets, Open Social fuels bottom-up innovation within organizations.

Early versions of our offering have won the prestigious Dutch Interactive Awards. The project, Greenpeace Greenwire, helps more than 100 000 Greenpeace volunteers bring positive change to the world around the globe. In The Netherlands alone, the software increased volunteering by 600%.

We offer our software in different versions: a free distribution, a fully maintained software-as-a-service, and an enterprise edition. It's built with the open-source platform Drupal, a web technology for creating ambitious digital experiences and has more than a hundred thousand active contributors worldwide.

The project is developed by a team of 25Ā people in The Netherlands and remote across Europe. Our officeĀ is basedĀ on the old market square in the middle of Enschede.

Open Social Enschede

ImpressionĀ Enschede office

Our mission

We are an open adoption software company, meaning our products are free to adopt and open to modify. We believe that open adoption drives the next wave of software. Our collective pace of innovation will be world changing. Success for us means being the global leader in online community software for NGOs, social intranets, and ideation communities. We power social change andĀ innovate with open-source software at scale.

Your responsibilities

  • Support your sales colleagues with invoices, procurements, support service level agreements and data protection agreement workflows
  • Book upcoming invoices in our financial system
  • Update and keep track of our cashflow prognoses
  • Communicate with procurement and financial departments of our clients

The experience you bring to the team

You have a bachelor's degree (or higher) and have 3+ years of experience in a financial setting. You speak Dutch and English and have strong communication skills. You are able to self-manage and take initiative. Besides we expect you to have experience with:

  • International Procurement and invoicing processes
  • Sales support in contracting

(Impress us with your experience šŸ˜‰)

And you get bonus points when you have experience with/in (nice-to-haves)

  • Support Service Level Agreements
  • Data Protection Agreements / Privacy Policies
  • (European) Tenders

We offer you these benefits:ā€‹

  • A part time position for 20 hours per week
  • A competitiveĀ salary based on your experience
  • Travel allowance and a modern pension plan
  • Inspiring workplaceĀ in the heart of Enschede
  • Excellent hardware and comfortable workplaces
  • Fun team activities, from running marathons in London to an elaborate new year's dinner
  • Collective lunches. You can join us without a fuss!
  • A contribution for your gym or sports membership

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

Please submit your application by sending your cover letterĀ andĀ resumeĀ to hiring@getopensocial.com.

@Recruiters: thank you for your interest, but we got this!