Controller (Group Reporting / Consolidation)

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  • Offer Good remuneration package
  • Job category Finance
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 9174900
  • Location Rotterdam
  • Contract type Contract with client
  • Industry Consumer Goods

About this vacancy

Do you aspire to work for the global leader in agricultural commodities where they strive for continuous improvement? Being part of an ambitious, multicultural and professional team with an informal and energetic culture. Then this is your chance!

Job description

As Controller (Group Reporting / Consolidation) you are part of the accounting department, which consist of 8 people and is based in the headquarter of the company in the centre of Rotterdam.

The team supports group entities in all accounting or reporting topics, e.g. external and internal reporting, ensure IFRS compliance as well as involvement in complex accounting matters through the preparation of accounting position papers. On a monthly basis, high quality and fast paced support is provided to local entities, combined with thorough review of the financial information thereafter.

In this role you will be responsible for taking of the current reporting landscape and automating as much as possible. This includes conceptual design and hand-ons implementation of the monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting. You will be key in creating a structured approach to this. You will also carry out ad-hoc analyses as required to support the business. Next to that you will execute the organization's accounting activities, as well as prepare the accounting statements. You should be able to provide technical expertise where needed regarding new IFRS application, business combinations, other complex accounting matters.

Your are involved in the coordination and preparation of the monthly consolidation processes, and preparation of monthly management reporting and analysis.

The most important responsibilities and tasks:

  • Reviewing and approval of over 180 companies in Hyperion
  • Supporting management and financial reporting to different levels in the organization (up to Board level)
  • Analysing reports to improve control of the activities
  • Preparing and analysing Cash flow
  • Preparing half year / full year group financial statements
  • Interacting with internal / external audit
  • Assisting to establish and integrate new trading offices and asset acquisitions
  • Preparing accounting position papers for management and the board
  • Coordinating and monitoring reporting activities for specific locations
  • Supporting investment projects and various ad-hoc activities


The global leader in the origination, handling, processing and marketing of agricultural commodities, such as grain, oilseeds, sugar, cotton and biodiesel. They are located in over 35 countries and employing 13.000 people worldwide.

Using their network of storage facilities, processing plants and transport assets they process, manage and supply these commodities to their customers. Through their industry insight, strong relationships and their asset network, they focus on the sustainability, safety, quality and reliability of everything they do.


You wil work within a professional, informal, diverse and international organization that will help you develop your skills and expertise. As well as this, they offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible and attractive pension scheme
  • 13th month salary
  • Social activity with the team / colleagues (every once in a while)
  • Working in the centre of Rotterdam, next to Blaak station

Candidate profile

We're looking for an energetic, pro-active person with a strong drive for continuous improvement. You have a practical attitude, no-nonsense mentality and are independent as well as a team player.

  • Chartered Accountant or MSc. in a finance related education
  • 4+ year's of experience, preferably within one of the BIG4 firms
  • Deep / practical knowledge of IFRS application
  • Experience with Cash Flow preparation
  • IT literate (Hyperion)
  • Fluent in English (in word and writing), other languages an advantage
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