Do you want to contribute to a more sustainable world? Are you excited to help shape the future of battery technology and consequently the future of consumer electronics and mobility? Can you not wait to dive into a VC-backed deep tech scale-up with the ambition to change the world?
We are looking for an energetic Financial Controller to join our innovative and ambitious organization.
LeydenJar is a high-tech company, developing pure silicon anodes for a lithium-ion battery that will change the world. We are proud that, here at LeydenJar, we:
boost Li-ion battery energy density by 70% by using 10x thinner anodes
improved cycle life to >450
achieved fast charging to 60% in under 10 min!
We are currently still in an R&D phase, but we are ready to start the actual production of anode foil. LeydenJar Plant One will open in 2026.
Your mission This is a key position where you will be part of the finance team and you will support your colleagues to optimize all financial flows.
What you will do:
be responsible for daily accounting activities;
prepare monthly reporting;
implement and maintain financial controls and procedures;
identify opportunities to improve financial reporting and accounting processes;
participate in finance related projects;
collaborate with cross functional teams (legal, HR, R&D and operations).
You are experienced and skilled in finance and/or accounting
You have a HBO, university or an accountancy certificate
You get energy from managing a high variety of activities and at the same time know how to prioritize well to ensure you make your deadlines
You have a strong eye for detail, are discrete and able to work with sensitive data and information
You are analytical, a great team player and willingly to learn
You are fluent in English verbally as well as in writing.
What can you expect from us?
Strong learning curve and room for personal development and ownership
Unique experience in a rapidly scaling VC-backed start-up environment
High degree of autonomy and a chance to work on potentially world-changing technology that can be a game changer to a range of industries and a key enabler for the energy transition
A total of 10% (on top and based on your monthly gross salary) will be paid by LeydenJar for pension and other insurances)
You get 25 days of vacation per year (based on 40 hours working week)
NS Business Card or reimbursement of 0.21 euro per km for commuting
Access to OpenUp mental health platform
Regular progress talks and support to reach your career goals
Great colleagues; at LeydenJar you will be part of a multi-national, ambitious, innovative and entrepreneurial team/20+ different nationalities!/
Thirsty Thursday – we have drinks every first Thursday of the month
We host internal FUN events each year and offer personal development perks /trainings and courses/
We have fresh fruit delivered every Monday in both locations /Leiden and Eindhoven/
Do you want to take on the challenge as Financial Controller?
We are looking forward to your application!
If you'd like to learn more about LeydenJar amazing team, see below:
At LeydenJar we value diversity, and we provide equal opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, etc. If there are two or more applicants of equal suitability for a certain position, LeydenJar can under circumstances decide to select applicants based on positive discrimination in full compliance with all relevant and applicable law.