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Financial Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to 92,000 EUR
Date added
2 June, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is partnering exclusively with a pioneer within the FMCG space in its search for a Financial Controller.


This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced and growing organisation, where your ideas and contributions will be essential for its success.


Financial Controller, Utrecht, Netherlands


The role will report to the Finance Manager EMEA, offering the opportunity to work across Financial and Business Control, while being involved in multiple projects, including system implementations and process optimization.


Responsibilities of the Financial Controller:

  • Manage and set up set of financial control tools, includes the review of accounting procedures/transactions executed by the outsourced accounting team
  • Implement automated reports to monitor spend and analysis of operational expenses for the EMEA entity, namely for overhead and marketing costs
  • Drive preparation of accurate and timely monthly financial reporting (B/S, P&L and cashflow)
  • Lead external audit and statutory procedures, in line with HQ global requirements
  • Assist with the set-up of new ERP system to reflect traceable E2E logistical flows and financial/business reporting in line with the agreed business model for the company
  • Plant control, including supporting the set-up of the framework for plant controlling, driving measurement of operational efficiency, and review and validate the OPEX costs and IT costs
  • Assist with yearly planning and control cycle through the set-up of automated reports to capture market performance and facilitate forecast/budget process across markets
  • Build strong partnership with local Sales teams and SC to identify gaps and opportunities in performance and how to overcome them
  • Support the set-up of transfer pricing framework and intercompany agreements between the entities
  • Assist with the execution of internal controls as required by the agreed business model


Experience required:

  • Self-starter and a driver of change/improvements
  • Minimum of 5 years’ Finance professional experience
  • Fluent English and Dutch would be a plus
  • Audit background preferred, but not essential
  • Bachelor’s degree qualified


If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller role please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation about this role, please call Gemma in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 65