Financial & Sustainability Controller

Financial & Sustainability Controller

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Are you a financial with interest in sustainability or the other way around? 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  the sustainability efforts and you can help our Group Financial Control team to play a key role in this.

Your responsibilities

This is a combined function between Financial Controller and Sustainability reporting. As member of the Group Financial Control department within Group Finance you will be reporting to the Director of the Financial Control Team. You will help ensuring that the overall Vanderlande P&L and balance sheet provides a true and fair view of its financial position and of the results of its operations according to law and regulations (IFRS, J-SOX, Dutch GAAP etc.). Furthermore you will help accelerate our sustainability reporting efforts and have a crucial role in the further implementation of the CSRD reporting regulations.

As Group Financial & Sustainability Controller, 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;

  • Maintain and own the Vanderlande accounting manual;

  • Address audit questions;

  • 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;

  • (Become a) Subject matter expert in Sustainability Reporting and assist in the implementation of the CSRD;

  • Initiate and participate in Sustainability programs with the continuous improvement mindset.

Your qualifications and skills:

If you’re an enthusiastic and skilled Financial & Sustainability Controller, 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:

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

  • Experience with sustainability reporting regulation is a pré, interest in sustainability reporting is a must;

  • Knowledge of the reporting standard IFRS;

  • 0-3 years of relevant 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.

What we offer 

This position offers a competitive salary range of €4.000,00 to €5.400,0 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. 

On top of your fixed salary, you will 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 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 Financial & Sustainability Controller appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Michelle van der Schoot (Senior Recruiter) on +31 413 49 52 41.


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