Business Controller Commodities ARAH


Pernis, Rotterdam, NL

Type of contract:  Bepaalde tijd
Posting date:  22-jan-2023
Job offer reference:  153497

We have an outstanding opportunity for someone that wants to join our diverse organization and who wants to play a significant part in a business with the purpose to shape a world of trust as a:




We are an award-winning employer. Our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection, and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfill their potential and really leave their mark.


Your role
General responsibilities:
-    Manage key controlling processes, notably the annual budget and the periodical forecast processes 
-    Support the operations through business analysis and implementation of management reports and financial KPI's
-    Ensure and control local financial procedures are fully aligned with corporate financial policies


Finance and Controlling:
-    Financial control: Ensure the accuracy of the reporting of financial data to ARAH controlling. Control the accuracy of books recorded by the Accounting Share Service Center according to the groups IFRS and statutory accounting principles, Bureau Veritas administrative procedures and local group standards
-    Business insights: Provide accurate management information to the team regarding business insights e.g. drivers of growth, variance analysis, margin analysis, analysis of opportunities and risks, investment analysis, efficiency gains, etc.
-    Recommendations & advice: Formulate recommendations and concrete action plans and monitor the realization & progress. Challenge the teams and support them with financial advice and financial foresights in their ambition and initiatives in line with the strategy of the company
-    Costs controlling: Carry out a corporate business line cost controlling
-    Budget & Forecasting: Coordinate the control and planning cycles (e.g. year plans, business updates and estimates)
-    Information and knowledge: Organise financial training for business line teams concerning financial know-how and the leverage of financial understanding
-    Contribute to the protection of assets of Bureau Veritas


-    Act as business partner
-    Provide operational support by coordinating interfaces to responsible Managers in organisational units
-    Participate in organisation (prepare, execute, follow-up) of regular management meetings


Your knowledge, skills & experience:
-    University degree or completed vocational education (business or finance field)
-    Minimum 5 to 10 years professional experiences in similar financial controlling role, within multinational environment (accounting companies preferable) or in a Big Four 
-    Excellent English in written & spoken form 
-    At least basic knowledge of IFRS
-    High level analytic skills
-    Advanced user MS Office (especially Excel - pivot tables, graphs, Power point etc.)
-    Ability to work accurately and with autonomy
-    Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines 


Key competencies:
-    Personal effectiveness and maturity
-    Take initiatives
-    Results orientation
-    Impact and influence
-    Service orientation
-    Analytic Thinking 
-    Communication
-    Developing others