Financial Controller (High Potential)

  • Aanbod Competitive package
  • Functiegroep Finance
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9190800
  • Locatie Schiphol
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Food, Feed & Pharma

Over deze vacature

Second career step for a Financial Controller (High Potential).


You work with the local businesses to identify their local reporting needs and to provide timely solutions. As the linking point between the different sources of information and the relevant business stakeholders, you are accountable and responsible for the analytical financial statement review performed at each business/country level. In this role you are accountable for providing timely and relevant financial reports. You ensure information from different sources is timely available, consolidated and understood. This position is accountable for financial statement assurance and performs a first line of defence within the control framework

Major Tasks:

  • Accountable for financial reporting and supporting senior controller in the ownership
  • Responsible for the preparation of regular monthly reports of corporate finance, statutory purposes and local management reporting
  • Accountable as a finance business partner for the outcomes of all accounting and financial reporting activities
  • Manage the annual statutory audit
  • Monitor relevance and accuracy of the different sources of information
  • Manage closing the general ledger on a monthly basis and ensure the financial data accuracy
  • Review balance sheet accounts reconciliation
  • Accountable for US GAAP reporting
  • Maintain close cooperation with commercial, supply chain and other business/product managers to understand the local business challenges and strategies
  • Assist in the yearly budget preparation
  • Liaise with the regional management information, decision support and financial risk management teams on input and measurement of any key information needed on business group level


Cargill’s 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve their purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Cargill combines 153 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries.


Competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in solid multinational company. Opportunity to work in a fast paced stimulating international environment. Challenge to stretch your abilities and channel your talents.


  • Master Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • 3 to 5+ years relevant experience (Financial Control)
  • Proven experience with local and US GAAP reporting
  • Proven ability to understand key business drivers and how to translate these into meaningful reporting
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Leadership potential
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Skilled at leveraging financial and business systems to monitor business activities and aid in decision making
  • Working knowledge of data systems and applications
  • Proven stakeholder management