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IT Business Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
11 May, 2020

Job Description

Our client is an international retail business and a market leader in their field.

They are currently looking to appoint a Business Controller to lead the global IT function.


IT Business Controller, Rotterdam, Netherlands


The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Act as a finance business partner to the IT Director
  • Oversee the IT functional planning process and be a point of contact for the local, regional and global stakeholders
  • Review and assess financial impact of business decisions in IT area
  • Define and overlook controllership and reporting processes
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of required information
  • Managed the financial aspects of IT projects, defining the budgets, plans and the KPIs
  • Developing reports that track project process and analyze effectiveness
  • Challenge and drive business decision making by providing a fact-based view on the issues;
  • Further standardization of the finance processes
  • Development of process driven efficiency gains with global IT



  • University degree in Finance of similar discipline
  • 10 + years of experience in business controlling, ideally in IT area
  • Strong experience in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis
  • Experience in setting and managing KPIs
  • Excellent communication skills all levels of the organisation
  • Strong business acumen
  • Confidence to challenge and influence stakeholders at various levels of the organisation
  • Proven ability to build trustful relationships across functions and countries;
  • Proven and self-directed decision making and problem solving;
  • Team spirit, change management and constructive facilitation skills.
  • Influencing without authority – proven ability to partner with cross-divisional and functional colleagues
  • Fluency in English
  • Readiness to travel up to 20%


If you are interested in applying for this IT Business Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.