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- A rapidly growing international company with a highly dynamic atmosphere.
- High potential candidate with 3 to 5 years of experience in Finance.
About Our Client
Our client is a rapidly growing company within the food & beverages, FMCG industry. They operate on international level. They are well represented in Europe and they are currently focusing on establishing ground in the Americas. For the holding company, based in Rotterdam, they currently have an opening for a young high potential Business Controller.
In Group Controlling they strive to support their key business decision makers in making the optimal and most profitable choices for the business. They do so by creating transparency and understanding of business performance through high quality reporting and analysis of results.
The main task for the business controller is to drive the FP&A agenda. This includes being the anchor for budget, forecast and monthly reports and in addition supporting the senior group controllers and the group finance director with ad hoc analysis and business partnering tasks. The business controller reports into the Group Finance Director, also based in Rotterdam.
-Coordinating and writing monthly performance reports to the management team in collaboration with senior business controllers
-Drive and coordinate the strategic planning, forecasting and budget processes across the group, establishing guidelines and instructions for business units
-Participate in writing of budget and strategic plan reports
-Regular quality checks and support of data flows in BI reports
-Support to the senior group controllers and the group finance director by making ad hoc analysis on commercial performance, cost developments, investment cases etc.
-Business partnering of the group management team through value adding analysis
The Successful Applicant
-Looking for a business controller with great potential (the next step for the right candidate should be group or business unit controller in 3 years).
-Masters degree from recognised university and at least 2-3 years of relevant working experience.
-Analytically strong with an hands on approach and good communication skills.
-Good IT skills are essential (Excel has no secrets and preferably you have experience with Cognos (or similar consolidation software) and with Qlikview).
-We are looking for someone that is able to translate the numbers into business performance. Someone that can tell the story behind the numbers and with their business partnering skills influence them.
What's on Offer
The client offers an international and challenging career opportunity with a good salary. After a couple of years the offer the opportunity to leave there Rotterdam office and work on one of their sites as a Controller. There is a lot of room to grow and develop within a dynamic and fun environment.