Director of Accounting and Tax

Who is Castor?

In the last 12 months, Castor realized 383% commercial growth. With more than 400 recurring paying customers, including a top-5 pharma company signed in Q1, are you ready to share in our success?

Castor is a leading cloud-based clinical data platform working with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, biopharma, and renowned academic institutes.


We simplify the clinical trial process, from recruitment to analysis, with user-friendly, patient-centric technology. Our mission is to bring medical research into the digital age. Why? Because medical research is still largely run using free-text, paper, and legacy technology.


Our self-service platform enables our users to run remote (decentralized), device-enabled, patient-centric trials. By helping our users capture high-quality data and making it machine-readable, we are fundamentally changing the flawed evidence-based medicine process.


How is Castor supporting the Coronavirus crisis?

Castor has joined the global fight against the Coronavirus by making our research data capture system available for free for all COVID-19 research projects. As a result, Castor is supporting more than 200 COVID-19 studies across the world, including the World Health Organization’s SOLIDARITY trial.

The Role

What you’ll do

For this newly created role, we’re looking for a person who can apply their technical finance skills and knowledge to support Castor’s growth journey being part of the senior finance team. As a Director of Accounting and Tax, you will ensure that we optimize processes and structures to make sure Castor’s financial standing is properly reflected in audited financial statements and we comply with relevant financial and tax regulations. You will collaborate with auditors, external advisors (big4) across geographies Castor operates as well as various internal stakeholders;


  • Being responsible for group accounting including processes, manuals and tools;

  • Manage and develop the accounting team;

  • Be exposed to the board through Audit Committee participation;

  • Tax Compliance: working alongside external advisors to ensure compliance;

  • Corporate structure management and development: Setting up new legal entities and ensuring governance for existing ones;

  • Treasury


What you’ll bring

You will have extensive experience in financial accounting and auditing, preferably within the big4 or international groups;

  • Dutch GAAP experience, as well as knowledge of international standards;

  • You will have a good understanding of various tax topics in an international group;

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills;

  • Ability to thrive in a high growth environment, driving structure and steering processes to delivery.


What you’ll learn

It’s a crucial time for Castor. We’re on ‘full power mode’ and scaling up at an exponential rate. For you, the opportunities are endless:


  • Enhance your skills through implementing cutting-edge, automated finance processes;

  • A chance to support the growth of a true scale-up company;

  • Be involved in maximizing the impact of medical research and improving healthcare.


What you'll get

At Castor we truly live and breathe our core values, believing we can achieve anything with a healthy and happy team.' With this in mind, we offer the following benefits:

  • A flexible and remote working opportunity

  • A competitive salary and a guaranteed 'happy holidays' bonus

  • Investing in our talent with a strong Employee Stock Option Plan

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (plus national holiday days)

  • Interested in ‘lifelong learning’? You’ll love using our development and training budget

  • Flexible approach to working - nobody is tracking your time

  • A MacBook or Dell laptop, we’re a tech start-up after all ;)

  • Like to feel zen? You’ll love our company subscription to Calm for meditation and yoga


Want to know more? Check out the role profile or some further insights or apply now. 

Castor continues to grow as an Equal Opportunities Employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of colour, and people from the LGBTQ(+) community. In your application, please feel free to share the pronouns you use (for example, she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).

Our Interview Process

Application
Application

Fill out a short application on our careers website.

Telephone Call
Telephone Call

If your application is successful, we’ll invite you to an intitial call with a member of our talent team.

Manager interview
Manager interview

Great news! You’re invited to meet the hiring team.

Interview Day
Interview Day

Now we’ve got even better acquanted, we’d like to invite you to a final stage interview day.

Offer
Offer

Congratulations! We’re making you a formal offer to join as our next Castorian!

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