Manager Financial Reporting Ahold Delhaize

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Ahold Delhaize is looking for a Manager Financial Reporting who supports us with the execution of the activities of the Financial Reporting team at our Group Support Office. 


You’re the liaison between our Financial Reporting team and a number of our retail brands. You support the brands with reporting and accounting related matters and provide guidance on applying accounting standards. Next to this you coordinate our Interim Financial Statements, help prepare our Annual Report, lead or support ad-hoc projects and help maintain our Accounting Manual and Closing Instructions. 



Hi, we are Ahold Delhaize, a global family of caring brands

Helping people eat well, save time, and live better. That is what Ahold Delhaize (54m weekly customers, 410k colleagues) stands for. As one of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking food retail groups, our global family of 19 local brands creates inspiring shopping experiences. Whether people shop at brick-and-mortars, prefer quick pick-ups, or opt for the convenience of ordering online, Ahold Delhaize delivers. 

We are growing our business responsibly. We advocate and accelerate sustainable retailing, responsible sourcing, support local communities, and help customers make healthier choices in a world in transition. That requires the courage and wholeheartedness to have convictions and stand up for what we believe in. It also takes a growth-hacking mindset: tomorrow’s opportunities call for tomorrow’s skills. 


We operate in a rapidly changing and highly competitive industry. We have a strong balance sheet with attractive returns to shareholders and a strong free cash flow generation with disciplined capital allocation. 


The Team

As our new Manager Financial Reporting you will be part of the External Reporting team, that consists of seven collaborative, hardworking and fun colleagues. You will be reporting directly into the Director of Financial Reporting. 

With this, you will be part of the broader Ahold Delhaize Finance team, which is focused on creating value and driving growth by providing analytical insight, by partnering with our businesses to align performance with strategy and by embedding a proactive risk management culture throughout Ahold Delhaize



  • Liaison between the Financial Reporting team and a number of brands.
  • Timely addressing and finalizing accounting and reporting related questions.
  • Review analytical procedures on the quarterly reporting pack (IRP) submitted by the reporting entities. The focus of the analytical review is to ensure proper application of Ahold Delhaize GAAP and consistency of reporting across the Group.
  • Maintain specialist knowledge of the accounting topics relevant to the Group and actively monitors any IFRS and accounting developments, with a focus on share-based payments and earnings per share. Keeping the Accounting Manual up to date.
  • Support colleagues with accounting literature research and document conclusions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Coordinate and prepare the quarterly interim financial statements.
  • Prepare notes to the consolidated financial statements.
  • Prepare and maintain the Group financial reporting calendar.
  • Respond to ad-hoc analytical information requests from senior financial line management and other corporate center departments.
  • Lead and/or support ad-hoc multidisciplinary Group Office Support projects, such as implementation of new accounting standards and transactions.



Dit bieden we jou

This is how you keep growing 

Ahold Delhaize is growing enthusiastically, but sustainably. If we can grow while having a more positive impact on people or our planet, we’re going for it. We encourage all of our 410,000 colleagues to share this attitude on a personal level, so opportunities to master new skills and expand your capabilities are a given. What that translates to in this role?



  • A gross annual salary between €70K and € 85K (including holiday pay, based on fulltime and depending on experience), attractive bonuses, plus a first-rate pension plan with a personal contribution of just 6.2%
  • The development and career prospects you associate with a global player: best-in-class coaching, well-constructed growth paths and international, cross-brand career options
  • 20 vacation days, supplemented by a personal budget: take an additional 12.5 days off, opt for discounts, or simply take the cash.
  • Working from home and the office (hybrid).
  • A laptop and smartphone.
  • Travel allowance, discounts on health insurance and groceries
  • The chance to drive meaningful change – healthy, affordable, sustainably produced food matters – on a truly global scale.


We welcome caring colleagues who 

  • Combine a Master’s degree in Finance/ Business/ Economics with a minimum of 4-5 years of relevant work experience, e.g. in audit, coming from Big4. 
  • Have finished or are currently getting their RA/CPA or equivalent
  • Bring a critical and analytical mindset, with an eye for detail and accuracy. 
  • Are fluent in English, language proficiency in Dutch and other languages relevant for the group’s operating area are a plus.
  • Understand and apply knowledge to complex projects and processes. 
  • Work and communicate well with colleagues across all parts of the organization and with senior management. 
  • Work well within a team, have integrity and humor and are hands-on. 



Dit breng je mee

Dare to care and grow with us? 

We look forward to teaming up! Interested? Please apply online with an updated resume and motivation letter. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Tess van der Poel, Talent Acquisition Partner, will gladly talk you through the position at

Tess van der Poel
Talent Acquisition Partner

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