• Overal
  • Rotterdam

For one of the largest trade organisations in the world, we are looking for a Business Controller. The Business Control team is part of the Accounting department which consists of 9 colleagues. The team is supportive, motivated and ambitious and works together in an informal way.

Our client is seeking a Business Controller for their office in Rotterdam. In this position you are responsible for different aspects of Trade Accounting and you will be working in a dynamic, international and challenging environment where you will be in contact with the core business about the financial results for the commodities you take responsibility.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Preparing the Trade Balance Sheets and Trade P&L of a number of commodities;
  • Preparing global results of our client per commodity and analysing the outcomes together with accountants from many different offices;
  • Mark-to market valuations of commodity, derivatives and freight positions;
  • Being involved in the reconciliation of inventory and derivatives positions with third party statements and in the audit process of our client;
  • Various ad-hoc business requests and (IT) projects to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and reporting processes.

Education and Personal Skills

  • Master’s degree in (Financial) Economics or any relevant area;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an audit firm, preferably Big 4;
  • Practical attitude, strong communication skills and a pro-active, no-nonsense mentality;
  • Accurate, good analytical skills, independent, team player;
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn the company’s business;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (in word and writing).
  • Working in an office located in the Centre of Rotterdam, next to Blaak station.


Are you interested? Please contact Eline van der Stee at 06-18913541 or eline.vdstee@greenbergnielsen.nl for more information regarding this vacancy.

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