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Business Controller Profitability

Datum: 1-jan-2023

Plaats: Leiden, NL, 2312 AT


Business Controller Profitability


Are you an experienced business controller who is keen to drive profitability towards the top of our commercial organization’s agenda? Do you get excited to be on a mission to change the organization’s thinking and doing? Are you a person that likes to combine data & business processes into valuable insights? In case you do, then this is the role for you in which you can gain specific skills & experiences relevant to become a future CFO!


What are your responsibilities as Business Controller Profitability?

As Business Controller Profitability you operate on HNC OpCo level across the different Sales channels & Marketing department to drive gross margin initiatives and lead the change agenda from volume to profitability thinking. Together with the GP analyst (reporting into you)2, you will be the owner of the product & customer profitability data and help the Business & Finance stakeholders to better understand & improve their profitability.


Within this role you:

  • Lead the HNC commerce profitability initiatives by capturing new idea’s and driving current gross margin improvement projects with senior stakeholders from Sales, Marketing and our Dutch breweries.
  • Drive the profitability thinking in the HNC organization by continuing the learning & developing agenda and create new ways to engage more people and deepen the knowledge of the HNC organization.
  • Proactively advise on issues that you find in your analyses and drafting clear and relevant guidelines for the business;
  • Calculate and evaluate different Business Cases regarding cost savings;
  • Are responsible to a proper cost allocation (COPA) across our products & customers
  • Coach & develop a GP analyst (based in HGSS, Krakow).


Are you the Business Controller we are looking for?

To be successful we’re looking for someone who is an experienced, independent and challenging business partner, with an excellent understanding of the business processes and who can also communicate well at all levels in the organization.

  • You are a proactive self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and a team player with a drive to be better.
  • Operate in an environment with high level of dynamics and very strong diversity in business processes and you are able and willing to work with and through many others in the organization to succeed.
  • Ability to understand high level data creation and flows as well as reporting (PBI) structures.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience as a financial;
  • A finalized WO/Master study in business economics;
  • Some affinity with systems and applications;
  • Decent knowledge on Reporting & Accounting

Banensegment: Accounting, Network, Finance, Technology