Business Controller Corporate Departments

Business Controller Corporate Departments

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Full time
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Do you want to work in an innovative and high growth company? Do you enjoy working with ambitious colleagues who want to improve themselves every day? Then this might be the new challenge you are looking for!

What will you be doing?

As the Business Controller for Corporate Departments, you are part of the Controlling team of BU Support and report to the BU Controller. You enjoy providing insight into financials and other performance indicators through reporting, analysis and forecasting. Next to this you have an independent view on business proposals and are able to provide advice to a variety of stakeholders.

Your business scope consists of the global Vanderlande Corporate departments, i.e. Group Management, HR, ICT, Finance, Legal and Communications. In this high exposure role you interact with various business partners, including our CEO, CFO and CPO and their Leadership Teams.

Your responsibilities

Your main activities include:

  • Being the Finance Business Partner for the Global Corporate Departments. As participant of several Leadership Team meetings you provide the business with financial insights and be able to positively influence the decisionmakers without having authority

  • Preparing financial analysis, calculations and business cases that support decision making and value tracking

  • Executing the Planning & Control cycle (actual, budget, forecast) with a total yearly spend of EUR 150M

  • Driving efficiency and improvement initiatives together with the Vanderlande cost controlling community, in your role as capability owner for “Cost of Organization”

  • Participation in Finance improvement projects

What do we ask from you?​

For this position, we ask that you bring:

  • Bachelor or Master degree (Business Administration, Business Economics, Accountancy)

  • 5-10 years of relevant Business Control experience in an international corporate environment

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and able to communicate on all levels incl. C-level, with a variety of different types of departments located in various countries

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information

  • Proactive and autonomous nature, able to drive multiple projects simultaneously, and know when to escalate issues or ask for support.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Highly organized and with an eye for details, with a demonstrated ability to identify areas for improvement and efficiency.

  • Team player, enjoys working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams with the ability to work independently

  • An excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written). Dutch or other languages would be advantageous

  • Knowledge of / affinity with supporting planning and/or business intelligence technologies like PowerBI is preferred.

About the team​

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services. 


At Vanderlande, you can develop your career, satisfy your ambitions, aspire to new heights, while enjoying personal growth and thriving on achievement. 

What we offer​  

In the challenging and responsible position of Business Controller for Corporate Departments, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​ 


This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4.600 to € 5.900 gross per month. Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.   


On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​ 

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​ 

  • Flexible working hours.​ 

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).​ 

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​ 

  • Working from home allowance.​ 

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​ 

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.​ 

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.​ 

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.​ 

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista. 

Your application​  

If the role of [title] appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. 


For more information on the position, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter on +31 413 49 30 24.

Diversity & Inclusion  

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

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