Financial COntroller

Location: Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Finance
Job Type: Contract
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For an international organisation with an office in Rotterdam, we are looking for an experienced Financial Controller, who is a strong communicator, has a hands-on mentality and a pro-active attitude.

Financial Controller

Location: Rotterdam

Contract: 40 hours per week

Salary: € 5000,- / € 6000,- gross per month

About the company

The company is a big Food Retailer and has an office in Rotterdam. From origin it is a family owned company and this is something you still feel when you walk in to the office. Among the colleagues within the different departments you will see people from several nationalities, all proud of being part of this big family. Communication and team work are highly valued and the culture is professional but informal.

Some of the responsibilities

Within the roll as Financial Controller you are reporting directly to the Financial Director. You will be responsible for making reports and financial analyses for the Board and Shareholders. With the Profit and Lost reports that you make, you will estimate the financial results of the company comparing the development of the projections along the year. You will also:

  • Prepare the estimated cash flow for the company;
  • Be involved in with the budget forecasting;
  • Make the monthly, quarterly and yearly closings;
  • Check the sales contracts: payment terms, extension of contracts;
  • Prepare sales reports to external auditors twice a year;
  • You will be responsible for the Support Team (4FTE), who will report direly to you.

Profile Financial Controller

You are a strong communicator and a good sparring partner for both your peers as the Board. Together with the IT Department you help further develop the ERP Systems. People describe you as enthusiastic, hand-on and flexible. Furthermore you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field;
  • Strong communication skills is English;
  • Knowledge of the Portuguese language is a plus!
  • At least 5 years of experience within an all-round finance position;
  • IT savvy, worked with several ERP systems;
  • Great Excel skills are a big plus!


Interested or just curious, reach out to Thisiera Badal, via t.badal(a), or apply directly via the website!

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