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Financial Controller - Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.

Rheden HBO Employed by client, Secondment via YER
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Financial Controller - Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.

Rheden Finance Energy HBO Employed by client, Secondment via YER
Brent Lodewijks
Brent Lodewijks

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Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.


Rheden Energy HBO Employed by client, Secondment via YER
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For Howden Thomassen Compressors in Rheden (nearby Arnhem) we are looking for a Financial Controller

The Financial Controller ensures that the financial information is timely and of high standards. Furthermore the financial controller is involved in financial analysis of transactions, balance sheet positions and is a business partner to the bottom line of our P&L.

What needs to be done?


  • Responsible for reliable, valid, complete and accurate balance sheet and profit & loss positions.
  • Manage and coordinate month-end closing processes and monitor reporting.
  • Conduct regular reviews of financial processes to identify areas for improvement.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop and manage the quarterly forecast and annual budget.
  • Monitor financial performance against budget and provide variance analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and projections.

Cash Management

  • Oversee cash flow management, including forecasting and optimizing working capital.

Financial Analysis & Partnering

  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to management.
  • Pro-actively support botttom-line department with analysis.

Audit and Compliance

  • Manage external audits and ensure timely completion.
  • Stay informed about changes in accounting regulations and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and maintain robust internal controls (SOx).

Howden Reciprocating and Centrifugal compressors (HCR) is a specialist supplier of tailor-made gas compression equipment to various industries. Our products have made a valuable difference for our clients for the past 100 years. The latest chapter of our history is as a Chart Industries company, having been acquired in 2023. The strategic combination of both companies expands our offering of products and solutions across the Nexus of Clean™ - clean power, clean water, clean food and clean industrials. The complementary nature of the equipment and solution portfolios results in a differentiated offering across many industries benefitting customers by enabling a more complete solution to their operational and engineering needs.

We offer an interesting and challenging position within a professional, international organization with freedom to act, improve processes and the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders. As we consider talent management as key to the success of our organization, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. Potential future positions could be within other Howden locations, a horizontal or vertical move within HCR. We offer a salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position, and which is supplemented by an extensive package of fringe benefits.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (3 – 5 years) in financial controlling.
  • Self-starter, eager to understand the full process.
  • Highly skilled in Excel.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with ISAH/Dynamics 365F&O is an advantage.
  • Extensive experience with project administration (e.g. Percentage of Completion).
  • Fluent English language skills, both verbal and in writing (fluent in Dutch, both verbal and in writing is a bonus).

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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