Financial Controller

  • Vakgebied Finance
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10025172
  • Locatie Heerlen
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche (Petro)Chemical

Over deze vacature

For DSM in Heerlen we are looking for a Financial Controller for their Group Business Services.


As Financial Controller you support the responsible Legal Entity Controller (who participates for a big part of the package in a project) to ensure the delivery and execution of the finance planning, actuals, closing and reporting activities for the Group Business Services. Act as service receiver for “finance actuals and closing services” as supplied by FSS.

The Key responsibilities in this position will be

You ( regards to Finance Actuals and Closing):

  • Provide all (accruals, provisions, corrections, etc.) content for Journal Entries (recurring and incidental) to the shared service center
  • Provide all content for required for fixed asset registration and depreciation
  • Responsible for balance sheet management and reconciliation for the allocated entities
  • Responsible for solving issues escalated by FSS/Others regarding reconciliation GL and all sub ledgers (incl. clearing issues);
  • Validate/Analyze financial results for the Legal Entity / Reporting Unit (Company Code)
  • Ensure that agreed services as agreed with FSS are delivered up to standard
  • Are the linking pin between the business group, finance region and shared service center

You ( regards to Finance Reporting):

  • Provide reports for Provisions/Accruals
  • Supports Management Reporting BG/BU, Monthly Reporting Deck Forecast/Actuals and Cashflow + ROCE (ROE / DEBT / EQUITY)

You (regards to Finance Planning):

  • Are point of contact for the Business Partner
  • Are direct contact to budget holders to support budgeting and forecasting process
  • Prepare planning figures (e.g. based on Top Down Guidance)
  • Upload data in SAP/BW and related MD maintenance (e.g. cost centers)
  • Are responsible for the set-up of allocation cycles in SAP
  • Ensure that POs are created on time and in line with the new budget
  • Upload and lock RAF data in Crystal


Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DSM, we offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


An ambitious and talented team player;

  • (post) Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting/Financial Controlling, and/or licensed certified public accountant
  • 3 to 5 years prior work experience within a relevant role
  • Knowledge and experience in a Shared Service environment
  • In-depth understanding of Finance and Accounting processes
  • Affinity and understanding of ERP systems (SAPR3)
  • Fluent in English
  • We are also open for candidates with a Big 4/5 background