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Vacature Controller

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  • Organisation Confidentieel
  • Location Amsterdam
  • Contracttype Vast
  • Hours per week 40 uur
  • Salary € 42.000 - € 52.000
  • Branche Retail
  • Education HBO - Bachelor
  • Experience Medior Professional
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What are you going to do as Controller

Our client, an international fashion firm located in Amsterdam, is looking for a Controller. In this role you are expected to be able to recommend - and together which your counterparts - achieve changes that add value to the organization. You are responsible for delivering business and financial analysis related to the field in such a way that they are understandable and easy to use. At the same time, you are involved with investigating the financial and business situation of the organization and providing recommendations how to improve, while at times you also help to implement the improvements. In the role of Controller you can perform detailed financial analysis including advanced financial modelling, profitability analysis, return on investment, monitoring business issues and impact to bottom line.

Your tasks and responsibilities as Controller

  • Key involvement in setting up the processes and procedures for the Controlling Department and taking on a leading role in the following:

    • Setting up financial dimensions, posting accounting profiles and retail processes in the further deployment of the syste
    • Creating and rolling out the monthly management reporting structure, as well as budgeting packages 
    • Introduction and implementation of a new BI tool for accounting and controlling purposes
  • Preparing the analysis of monthly profit & loss results in comparison to budget and analyze KPI trends 
  • Responsibility for the commercial budget and rolling forecast processes in close cooperation with management
  • Assessing the economic viability of new launched POS by preparing costing and projected profit & loss accounts
  • Preparing profit & loss accounts for all owned and operated retail stores as well concession POS
  • Researching and resolving Business Channel and Brand related inquiries 
  • Adhering to the organization process guidelines and techniques, which are associated with the sales regions
  • Analyzing channel and brand performance, setting KPIs and recommending improvement programs
  • Maintaining excellent connection with the Managing Directors of the sales units and staying accountable to them
  • Routine communication with budget owners relating to financial closings, issues and deliverables
  • Providing specialized support to other departments 

Your profile as Controller

  • Controller with over 5 years’ experience preferably with previous experience in a similar position
  • Effective Communication Skills in English and Dutch (written & verbal)
  • Pro-actively take on responsibility for your work and make improvements and ability to change and achieve results
  • Good communicator who is motivated and proactive as well as hands-on
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment, to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently and to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance
  • Good understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls
  • Knowledge of a Retail environment (e.g. Fashion) is a strong plus
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Must have the confidence to challenge and be challenged
  • Strong IT and Microsoft Excel skills are necessary
  • MSD (Microsoft Dynamics / AX) experience is an asset

The offer

This international fashion firm is located in Amsterdam. Not only finance, but also the creative heart of the organization is located here. There are 70 employees working at this office. Worldwide, there are 5000 selling points. Our client is offering a salary of €42.000 - €52.000 per year for the role of Controller, depending on previous experiences. A 38,5 hours workweek and 27 days off!

More information and how to apply

Are you the future Controller  for our client? Apply now via the button below! For more information you can contact Eline Reitsma or Caroline Molhuysen (recruitment@vijzelaar.com) at 035-6925530.