Finance Controller (Manager)

Our Client is a global Japanese manufacturing company that offers world class, highly advanced technologically driven products to 80 countries worldwide. They have production operations in Europe, Asia and the US and one of their plants is located in the Netherlands. Due to further dynamic development of the business of our client we are now looking for an experienced and committed professional to take up the position of Financial Controller (Manager).

Main responsibilities:

  • As a leader of a Financial team of 3 people, the Financial Controller will be responsible for monitoring the achievement of the company production and commercial goals, their variances towards the standards and suggesting the corrective actions;
  • Creating various periodical and on-demand financial reports, analysis and projections (including reporting to the parent company);
  • Providing financial advise to management (the local CEO and the parent company management) for short and long-term business strategy;
  • Improving standards of management reporting and assuring the accounting and controlling methodologies are in line with the company business operating model;
  • Understanding of various finance regulations and laws;
  • Conducting corporate internal control management and operation.


  • Bachelor/Master level education in Accounting or Finance;
  • At least 4 years of experience working as a Controller/Finance Manager in a multi-national operation company;
  • Experience working as Controller in a company with a parent company based overseas;
  • Hands-on experience with ERP system;
  • Languages: native Dutch and fluent English; knowledge of German and French is an advantage;
  • Cultural experience of working particularly in a global environment;
  • Pro-active, results-oriented with a positive attitude;
  • Proficient user of Excel, PowerPoint, Access;
  • Note: Travel overseas for trainings and meeting counterparts may be required.

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