Group Controller (Eindhoven, NL)

Group Controller (Eindhoven, NL)

Within our Finance team in Eindhoven we are looking for a practical and energetic Group Controller who is curious about the story behind the figures.

Are you analytical, a decisive sparring partner for management and do you also have a healthy dose of humor? Finally, do you enjoy diving into optimization processes where your expertise is of added value? Then read on!

Content of the function

As a Group Controller you are responsible for the financial administration of the WPS business units and the entire group. You are also responsible for various analyzes and reports associated with the planning & control cycle. It is a versatile role where your focus is on financial control. We are looking for someone who is able to act closely to the business when it asks for it, but who can also see the bigger picture. You like to tackle things and see the further professionalization of the financial administration as a challenge that never ends. The WPS Finance team, including you, consists of 6 professionals in Eindhoven. You are the sparring partner of and report to the Finance Director.

You are responsible for:

  • Monthly consolidation process;
  • Monthly figures, forecasts and budgets at group level;
  • Reports and analyzes in the areas of turnover, margin and results;
  • Cash flow and liquidity;
  • Authorization table;
  • AO/IC device.

In addition, your duties include:

  • Making an active contribution to the ERP implementation and any other automation steps (for example Power BI);
  • Taking care of the audit process, preparing and supervising the audits with the accountant;
  • Point of contact for the bank, tax authorities and our shareholder Certina (private equity);
  • Intermediary between Finance and the business;
  • Providing solicited and unsolicited advice on options to control costs or implement organizational improvements.

Your qualities

For this varied and challenging position, we are looking for an employee with a HBO/WO working and thinking level, preferably in a financial-economic direction, supplemented with, for example, an RA training. You have at least 5 years of relevant work experience, demonstrable accounting skills and thorough financial reporting knowledge. Experience with project administration and knowledge of Jedox, Konsolidator and/or Power BI are an advantage.

In terms of personal qualities, we are looking for someone who is pragmatic, hands-on and socially skilled. Because you have frequent contact with all levels within and outside our organization, you have excellent communication skills and, in addition to Dutch, you are fluent in spoken and written English. You have the ambition to continuously develop yourself and WPS, you like to get things done and you do best when it comes to rolling up your sleeves.

Our employment conditions

  • Attractive salary tailored to your experiences and capabilities;
  • This is a hybrid position; working from home and flexible working hours ensure a good private work balance in accordance with your wishes;
  • Good pension scheme, 25 holiday days and 8% holiday pay with the option to purchase additional days if necessary;
  • A dynamic, high-tech and innovative working environment with committed colleagues.

Our organization, our pride

We are WPS Parking Solutions (WPS) located in Eindhoven with more than 100 employees worldwide. WPS is a specialist in innovative (cloud-based) parking management solutions. Thanks to our continuous focus on innovation, reliable products and service & maintenance, we provide our customers with a tailor-made solution. These solutions are supplied to, among others, professional parking operators, airports, hospitals, governments, recreation and leisure facilities, hotels and shopping centers. WPS has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, U.K., USA and Canada. WPS has a nationwide network of service technicians with whom we provide maintenance for our customers.

Interested?

Do you see yourself in this challenging position or do you have any questions about the procedure? Please contact Ingrid Peters (HR Advisor) or respond directly by sending your CV to recruitment(at)wps-nl.com. For substantive questions about the vacancy, please contact Roy van de Hoef (Finance Director). Roy can be reached on 06 – 33 02 08 41.

Please note: this job description is translated from Dutch.

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