Business Controller



Responsible for the back office of the overall finance controlling function of the Aviation Ground Handling and Cargo business in the Netherlands and new markets abroad.


Main accountabilities include

  • Working closely with the Manager Accounting & Control to provide value added financial, commercial and accounting support.
  • Ensuring day-to-day accounting, finance and administrative duties are performed.
  • Developing the finance function through continual improvement and development of systems, processes, people and procedures.
  • Managing and improving monthly financial closing process.
  • Prepare monthly P&L and KPI reports and analyze monthly performance vs budget and forecast
  • Account for accruals, prepayments and intercompany charges for all entities.
  • Meeting all financial reporting deadlines with the reported financial results being accurate and complete.
  • Ensure completeness of the monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Focusing on cost control and setting up cost controls and proper authorization processes.
  • Liaising with the Manager Accounting & Control in regard to financial results including the preparation and submission of regular budgets and forecasts.
  • Ensuring the statutory, regulatory and statistical requirements are met.
  • Coordination with local auditors during the annual external audit process.
  • Act as business partner towards the operational departments in Ground Handling and Cargo.
  • Managing executive finance personnel.


Key Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA).
  • Management accounting experience within a busy finance team.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and providing accurate information.
  • Ability to communicate successfully at all levels.
  • Knowledge of RP finance systems, ideally Hyperion.
  • Experienced user of Excel.
  • 5+ years post qualification experience.
  • Strong communication skills at all levels (both in English and Dutch).

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Anchoragelaan 50, Menzies World Cargo, Schiphol, Netherlands, 1118 LE
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Location:
    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
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