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Assistant Business Controller



Accounting & Finance
Nootdorp, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2023

Job Description

Our Finance team in Nootdorp is looking for a new colleague to join our dynamic, energetic, ambitious and international Controlling team, responsible for the full financial reporting and control cycle for Fugro Netherlands Marine,

As an Assistant Business Controller, you are the right hand of our Business Controller. In this role you are responsible for financial control, reporting to the Fugro group and delivering correct and meaningful financial analysis to the business. Together with the Project Controllers and finance team you support in the developments of our internal processes and controls, translate risks and operational events into financial results and always look to improve company processes. You bring the business together with finance and work with a lot of stakeholders in the Netherlands, and at regional and global level.

Are you an excellent networker and know how to position yourself within the business by providing and supporting management with analysis, guidance on financial reporting, strategic and operational topics? Then this is the role for you!

Your role

  • You drive the month-end closing process (together with the Finance Shared Service Centre) including determination of (project) accruals and provisions, project valuation, review of P&L and Balance Sheet, and analysis of fluctuations compared to forecast;

  • You act as a finance business partner who pro-actively advises management on finance & business topics;

  • Your focus on monitoring of financial processes and support in the coordination of project control, cost control, internal cost rate calculations and take care of improvement and maintenance of internal control of business related processes;

  • You support in management reporting, in annual profit plan and monthly forecast process;

  • You support the coordination of the internal and external audit processes and ensure tax compliance and statutory requirements of the company’s permanent establishments;

  • You are involved in IT system improvements for business finance perspective (focus on Project-to-Cash process), including recommendations in design, coordination of user acceptance testing and you ensure business processes are adapted where required.

Your track record

  • You have Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Economics, Accounting or Business Administration;

  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting and Control and with project organisations;

  • You demonstrate understanding of IFRS and are an experienced user in working with ERP Systems (Business Central) and Corporate Consolidation Management Systems (Tagetik);

  • You have excellent communication skills at all organisational levels (finance, business management, operations) and an excellent command of the English language (written and spoken);

  • You enjoy working in a team, have well developed analytical skills, you are accurate and pro-active.

What Fugro offers

  • A diverse and inclusive work environment;

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Apply through our website and accompany your application with a motivation letter.

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

For further information, please contact Stefanie Baldassarri-Steenhauer, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6-114 55954.

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round.

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.