Plant Controller

Nijmegen | Plant Controller | Business Partner | Reporting | GAAP | IFRS | 5+ years’ experience
Our Client

Our client is an experienced food producer located near Nijmegen, who stands for quality, craftsmanship and a passion for food. The company is always looking for innovations and improvements to serve their customers in the best ways possible. At the same time, they ensure that their activities are based on responsible practices in all of our dealings with the public, the animal world and the environment. The plant currently has a total of 120 employees, who require a Plant Controller to oversee certain aspects of the business.

Your New Role

In the role of Plant Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts according to local and US GAAP;
  • Weekly reporting of the plant’s operational KPI’s;
  • Being a Business Partner towards the Plant Manager and other functional departments by assisting with strategic analysis, providing strategic financial planning and ad hoc financial analyses;
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly plant reporting focusing on plant performance and profitability;
  • Calculation of product costs and target sales prices;
  • Provide continuous measurement, analysis and reporting of revenues and margins by product/customer in order to prepare decisions for the management;
  • Establish and maintain a robust internal control environment;
  • Prepare investment requests with robust assumptions and financials including profitability analysis and support to other functional departments;
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve and innovate administrative processes;
  • Support the planning, filing and control of tax declaration and optimize in close cooperation with the European tax team and external advisors;
  • Support for European Transfer Pricing Guideline;
  • Optimization of existing ERP systems (CSB/NAV BC) and support of further development of IT infrastructure;
  • Functional and disciplinary supervision of local Financial Controller and Accountants.

The Profile You Need to Succeed

For this role, we are looking for somebody with 5+ years’ experience in Plant Controlling or a similar position, preferably in the food industry. Having experience with leading a small team would be considered a plus. Furthermore, you should have knowledge of Excel and analytical tools such as Power BI or One Stream. Besides this, having a profound knowledge of NL GAAP, US GAAP and/or IFRS would be considered a big plus.

Because the Plant Controller is such a central role, we are looking for somebody who is fluent in English and has a sufficient level of Dutch, both in writing, reading and speaking. It is also important to have some form of ERP experience, because you will need to be able to extract data from the companies’ systems.

The Offer You Will Get in Return

Our client offers a competitive salary package. Besides this, you will get to work within an international organization with a broad scope of responsibilities.

What Do You Have to Do Now?

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Job Type
Manufacturing & Production
Competitive Salary

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Dean van der zwet, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Telephone: +31615 64 32 04