Business Controller

Amsterdam area | Business Controller | 5+ year | English | Excel | Power BI | Business Controlling
Your new company
Our client is a listed international market leader in Automation Machinery Manufacturing. For their office in the Netherlands, they are looking for an experienced Business Controller.

Main Goal
As an integral part of the Business Control team, you will be considered as one of the navigators of the business, managing reporting and providing insightful analysis of the financial and management results of the group within the applicable guideline and procedures and ensuring accounting and legal compliance. You will support and act as a financial business partner to various internal and external stakeholders on a wide range of projects and ad hoc operational issues including support for and critical assessment of decision making and business improvement initiatives. This position reports to the Business Controller.

Your new role
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting on financial and management results (actual, budget & forecast) in order to deliver clear, concise and insightful information to Management.
  • Maintain and develop reports and procedures to facilitate accountability and compliance.
  • Interpret financial transactions and management information for users who must make economic or business decisions.
  • Support & implement robust budget & forecasting processes (mid-term & business planning) and execute budgetary control, ensure proper PDCA cycle on business results
  • Analyze profitability across product group, customer, and region. Manage profitability improvement projects such as portfolio rationalization, cost control, price increases etc.
  • Ensure implementation of J-SOX requirements & compliancy of Group Rules
  • Join monthly closing and business review meetings, work on business cases and analyze ROI.
  • Support KPI setting and monitoring and provide proposals for corrective action
  • Provide ad hoc business analysis to support business decisions.
  • Act as an integral member of the Business Control team providing financial expertise on a pro-active basis to the relevant stakeholders

What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor or Master Degree, Finance related, nice to have: CIMA or ACCA (or studying)
  • 5 years of relevant experience Management Accounting area and experience in a multinational (operational) environment in a Business Control function
  • Familiar with ERP software is a must, and experience with implementation of ERP software and specifically JDE / Cognos is a plus
  • Excellent financial reporting skills
  • Good knowledge of business and operational processes
  • Customer oriented, result driven, quality minded and cost awareness is a must
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure
  • Ability to effectively interface, operate and switch between various management and operation levels, both internal and external.
  • Strong analytical skills in the financial and organizational area
  • Open mind and positive, accurate, analytical, structured, able to maintain overview, assess priorities and deliver tangible results
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels, proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Good intercultural awareness

What you get in return
Next to a competitive salary, you will have 8% holiday pay, ½ month guaranteed Christmas bonus, a 3-5% performance bonus, travel allowance, working from home allowance, a pension plan, 29 holidays and a 12 months contract. You will get the opportunity to join training & courses for your personal and professional development. You will get a hybrid working environment and budget to help set up your home office. Besides this, you will get to work within an international, inclusive dynamic work environment.

What you need to do now
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Type de contrat
Secteur d'activité
Manufacturing & Production
Competitive salary with strong secondary benfits


Parlez à Tom Schraverus, en charge de cette offre, située à Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Téléphone: 0646891654