Financial Controller

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

As a Financial Controller you will be working in our Global Financial Shared Service Center. You will be responsible for general ledger accounting and the monthly financial reporting processes, including account analysis and reconciliations for one or more entities in our global operations. You ensure accurate, complete and timely transactional accounting with consistent application of our group accounting policies and statutory requirements. As the business operations are dispersed, you will be required to interact and work alongside local operating companies to ensure control & compliance.

We are looking for a self-starter who is detailed, but can also take a step back to understand overall figures and processes. A financial controller who also wants to contribute in various projects related to the expansion of the FSSC and the enhancements of the new ERP system. You will become a member of the wider Finance team with global interactions. This is a key role in a very interesting dynamic environment with the potential for the role to develop further with additional responsibilities in line with business requirements.


  • Degree in Business and Administration or Accounting (HBO/University);

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years relevant working experience in an international accounting environment;

  • Dutch language skills are essential (at least B2 level), additional languages are a plus;

  • Solid understanding of the record to report process;

  • Preferably you have experience in a Shared Service environment;

  • Advanced understanding of ERP systems; Oracle experience is an advantage;

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to quickly form working relationships and gain credibility;

  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility. Excellent organizational work ability, customer focused and attention to detail

  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines.

Your job in bullet points:

  • Manage the monthly closing operations in line with SLA's and play an interface role between the local organization and other disciplines in the wider finance function;

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information;

  • Intercompany accounting;

  • Perform account reconciliations and substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents;

  • Continuous improvement of R2R processes and give advice to management related to improving financial results, KPI's and control;

  • Support internal &external audits and remediate any audit issues;

  • Build strong relationships with local and finance teams;

  • Liaise with other functions e.g. Global Treasury and Global Tax;

  • Possible assignment to various global projects.


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Sollicitatie procedure

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