Vroon .... connecting markets

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

Controller (1 fte) / Division Controller (1 fte)

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

Controller (1 fte) / Division 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 150 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 two Controllers who have 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 & Treasurer.

As Division Controller, you are the analyst and sparring partner for the Division Director and his business team. You actively support the business in achieving targets and budgets. You are responsible for the management reporting, as well as business cases of your Division. You will also contribute to the Group-related planning & control cycle. Finally, you will further professionalise the function.

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 & Treasurer.

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;
  • Company smart phone and laptop;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and an annual personal budget of €2.500,- net 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 candidates have:

  • A Master, RC, AA or RA 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;
  • Ability to replace Group Controller & Treasurer 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 Interim Recruiter Nico Paardekooper, (T: +31 655 25 58 58).
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl

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