Financial Controller & Sustainability

Financial Controller & Sustainability

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Location
Veghel, Netherlands.
Contract type
Full time
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Do you want to work in an innovative and double-digit growth company? Do you enjoy working with ambitious colleagues who want to improve themselves every day? Do you want to work with the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental – work together to help our organization to strive for a bright future? Then this might be the new challenge you are looking for! Vanderlande is currently further improving business and Group Financial Control and you can play a key role in this.

Your responsibilities

This is a combi function between Financial Controller (60%) and Sustainability improvements (40%). As member of the Group Financial Control department within Group Finance and reports to the Head of Financial Control Team, you ensure that the overall VI P&L and balance sheet provides a true and fair view of its financial position and of the results of its operations (without material misstatements) according to law and regulations (IFRS, J-SOX etc.) and make sure that VI is reporting accordingly to our stakeholders.

As Group Financial Controller & Sustainability, you:

  • Execute financial control at group level and advise the legal entities on IFRS standards;
  • Co-ordinate and prepare external financial reporting according to the monthly timelines and ensure high quality reporting; Optimize and bring efficiency;
  • Maintain and own the Vanderlande accounting manual;
  • Support complex accounting & reporting items;
  • Address audit questions;
  • Are involved in several improvement projects;
  • Translate the VI strategic Sustainability goals into a Finance strategy, roadmap and targets;
  • Support the stakeholders, by giving (un)solicited advise in the Sustainability Reporting domain;
  • Subject matter expert in Sustainability Reporting;
  • Initiate and participate in Sustainability programs with the continuous improvement mindset.

Your qualifications and skills:

If you’re an experienced, enthusiastic and skilled Group Financial Controller & Reporting, you will excel at:

  • Continuously improve and have the everyday better mentality;
  • Compliance mindset;
  • Accurate and able to act under pressure;
  • A team player attitude with focus on delivering high quality output;
  • Acting as a knowledgeable Sustainability Reporting expert for the businesses and functions.

You should bring:

  • Master degree (Business Administration, Economics, Accountancy); RA is a pré;
  • Excellent knowledge of the reporting standard IFRS (must);
  • 6-8 years of relevant financial reporting experience in an international corporate environment or audit firm;
  • An excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written);
  • Dutch or other languages ​​would be advantageous;
  • Analytic tool skills (JDE, Cognos, Hyperion etc).

What we offer: 
This position offers a competitive salary based on your experience. Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. You will be compensated for the extensive travel component of this role. 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);  
  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year;  
  • 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 Group Financial Controller & Sustainability appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV. For more information, please contact Robbert van der Vorst on Robbert.van.der.vorst@vanderlande.com.

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