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We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Controller (1 fte)

We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Controller (1 fte)

With headquarters located in Breda (the Netherlands), Vroon employs about 3,000 professionals in offices around the world and on board a diverse fleet of approximately 140 vessels. The Company is active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers; offshore-support vessels; offshore maintenance and engineering services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels; product tankers; high-heat tankers; car carriers and vessel-management services.
From our Breda head office, approximately 120 staff support the Company’s activities.

The Controlling Department has an active role as business partner in the Company and continuously strives for improvement. We are currently looking for one Controller who has a keen eye for control, but know how to combine this with an affinity for the business.

What will you do?
As Controller you are responsible for the Group-related planning & control cycle, i.e. monthly management reporting, annual budget, quarterly (rolling) forecasting, as well as medium-term planning and cash flow forecasting. In this role, you will be the analyst and sparring partner for the Managing Board and Group Controller.

You form part of the Controlling Team (4 FTE), consisting of two Division Controllers, one Group-related Controller and a Department Assistant, reporting to the Group Controller.

What do we offer?
We believe that to be an employer of choice; we need to take care of our employees. This is why, if you join our team, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A salary in line with the market;
  • A company laptop;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and an annual personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals;
  • A company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings.

Who are we looking for:
Our preferred candidate has:

  • A Master or RC degree;
  • Proven ability of functioning at academic-skill level;
  • A minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Experience in an international environment;
  • Experience within the maritime industry is an advantage;
  • Competencies: pro-active, hands-on, strong analytical skills, critical, pragmatic, highly independent worker, team player, able to communicate at all levels in the organisation;
  • The ability to replace Group Controller during absences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills in English are essential.

Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this role.


Job information:

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For more information, please contact our HR Officer, Jeanine de Bruijn, (T: +31 76 206 8292).
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl

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