Type vacature: Bij klant

Locatie: Rotterdam


This Business Controller role at our Client in the centre of Rotterdam is your chance to partner with senior management in driving a successful business forward.

Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

Our client in Rotterdam operates in the exciting world of industrial automation and supplies innovative solutions, training and consultancy to the Industrial Automation Market. The primary focus is the development and manufacturing of automation products for industrial networks. As a company, they believe in network stability and therefore keep challenging ourselves to find the best, easy to use solutions that help reduce downtime and create ease of mind for our users.


We’re looking for a Business Controller who can act as a link between finance and commercial. Someone who can identify and improve performance throughout the organization based on operational and financial analysis. A Business Controller who can initiate, develop, and communicate recommendations in an easy way to the rest of the organization. More essential, however, is your ability to proactively support the various departments of a manufacturing company in making tactical and strategic decisions.

Your role is to act as the business partner of and advisor to the Business Line Director and you will be reporting to the Business Unit Controller based in Halmstad, Sweden. You’ll have all the usual duties of a Business Controller: managing a solid planning & control cycle, (re)shaping overhead, cost and capex controls, and identifying and improving performance throughout the organization. In other words, you won’t have time to get bored. There is a Finance Department with a Finance manager. They are the financial controllers of this company.


You have an interest in how aspects of a business come together to produce much-needed solutions for customers. You are keen to lift the performance of a global trailblazer to even higher levels with sound financial guidance and in-depth operational analysis. And you have a track record in managing and improving data-driven decision making for small to -mid-sized international companies  we’d love to hear from you. Candidates who are working at consultancies or accountancies are also welcome.

  • A bachelor’s degree in economics and/or finance or similar with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with finance business partnering and controlling;
  • Excellent analytics capabilities in converting data and information into insights and recommendations, which add real value to the business;
  • At least three to five years’ experience as a Business or Operational Controller or as a consultant at a consultancy or an accountancy;
  • Strong Excel skills and a solid affinity with IT/BI tools;
  • A high degree of professional independence and flexibility;
  • An appreciation of the high-tech would be great;
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • Sound strategic judgement and strong analytical skills are much more important to us than your academic background.


On offer: a pivotal, international role in a company that is going places; a chance to work with cross-functional teams in a truly international setting; and an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Business Line Director. You’ll also get:

  • A full-time position with 5500 gross a month on a full time basis and all the usual secondary benefits, including pension;
  • The opportunity to work flexibly, 2 days a week at the office (after the onboarding period which is partly in Sweden) and to travel abroad once every 3 months you will visit Sweden;
  • Either full time or 4×9;
  • A workspace in Rotterdam, the most vibrant and multi-cultural city in the Netherlands.
  • you can find them supporting the local pub on Friday nights, putting on summer BBQs, and taking part in the annual Rotterdam Marathon.
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities is always voluntary but enjoying your job (most of the time) is compulsory at our clients.

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+31 6 38 72 77 26 Minke Apontoweil

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