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Senior Controller

DK -ATYR-756761
Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR65000 - EUR75000
Date added
1 March, 2019

Job Description

Senior Controller in Global FP&A Department

 Amsterdam, Noord Holland

Our client is one of the world's leading specialised manufacturing companies. The company offers a diverse array of innovative technologies, products and services to improve the day-to-day lives of people all over the globe. The company also prides itself on having been voted as one of the 100 best companies to work for, within the last few years.

This internationally-renowned business is currently looking for a Senior Controller to join their Global FP&A Department based in their European Headquarter in Amsterdam.

It is a senior position reporting directly to FP&A Director. The jobholder will be analysing the P&L form transactional perspective reviewing the costs and being actively involved in planning and budgeting process. The person will act as a business partner, liaising with senior stakeholders across the company at Country, European and Global level - analysing data, planning and presenting the updates to management.

Ideal candidate will be proactive, experienced FP&A professional with excellent analytical skills and vast senior stakeholders management exposure.

The role and company offers a fantastic opportunity to develop both personally and professionally in growing, dynamic and multicultural environment. 


Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Managing full major function spend for Europe with main focus on the general & administrative expenses (headcount, discretionary spend, travel compensation).
  • Preparing projection and budget input as well as being actively involved in annual strategic planning.
  • Running monthly and quarterly business reviews and preparing the reports.
  • Cooperating with various divisions at the company - being a main point of contact for Country Finance Teams & Function Leaders as well as European and Global Management.
  • Driving the cost optimization projects.
  • Preparing reports and presenting updates to Senior Management to help them understanding the key drivers of the business.


Qualifications, experience and skills:  

  • University Degree in Finance, an accounting qualification will be a plus.
  • Min. 7-8 years of working experience in global FP&A Department.
  • Very good understanding of projection & budgeting process.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translating the data into the information and appropriate actions.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills - strong exposure to senior stakeholders management in matrix organisation.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company's success.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and ideally Oracle, COGNOS and Hyperion.
  • Valid work permit to work in UE.


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Controller role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to and would like to or for a confidential conversation please call Diana Kruczkowska-Uszycka in our Netherlands office on +31 20 808 1102