Business Controller


Do you have proven analytic skills, a critical look and do you get energy from professionalizing the planning and control cycle?

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Do you have proven analytic skills, a critical look and do you get energy from professionalizing the planning and control cycle? Then we need you as Business Controller in our team to take part in the transformation phase of West Coast Supply Group. As Business Controller at West Coast Supply Group you work closely with the Business Controller.

As Business Controller at our organization in Leiden you are part of an ambitious and open-minded team, which is part of the Finance Department. With you, the Business Control team is made up of 4 people. In this role, you provide valuable reports and insights into the business to support operational and strategic decision making

In your role as Business Controller you will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing financial and non-financial insights, you analyze trends in the market and in product-market combinations;
  • Improving business processes, interpret results and identify trends proactively;
  • Report based on KPI dashboards, both on strategic and operational levels. You’re involved in the improvement of the KPIs and its reporting;
  • Prepare, develop and analyze the monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages that provide insights in key business drivers within the established time frame;
  • Provide support in budget and forecasting process;
  • Provide support with the further development of commercial controlling and analysis of effectiveness of the commercial activities.

This is you!

  • Master of Science in Business Administration.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience as a controller;
  • You bring a healthy business acumen and you act as a business partner between finance and the organization.
  • Solid Microsoft Office skills, and BI skills are a nice to have, preferably Qlikview; Microsoft Dynamics Navision (ERP) proficiency would be a plus;
  • Experience in supply chain, experience in a trading company would be a big plus;
  • Act as an entrepreneur: you are able to work independently, while at the same time you realize and act as an integral part of the team;
  • Show initiative, you are driven by results and you think in opportunities.

Being part of West Coast Supply Group means:

Having the freedom to find your own winning formula. We are a multicultural (we currently have 26+ nationalities in our team) and dynamic group of individuals, who all share a top-scoring mentality and a commercial mindset. You will feel part of our team, meet amazing colleagues, and make new friends, in no time. West Coast Supply Group’s people make it a power factory; the open-minded and collaborative team are key to (y)our success: we cheer each other on, you can ask for help, and you have the freedom to be your own entrepreneur.

You can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary & benefits à la carte package, including a 13th month salary, options for selling and buying vacation days, a Diversity Day and much more…
  • A customised plan with your personal and professional goals and growth opportunities
  • Open ears for your innovation and ideas, and room for realising them
  • A warm and healthy lunch in our restaurant
  • An after-lunch stroll along the beautiful canals of Leiden, right outside the office or the time to challenge your colleagues to a game of ping pong or table soccer
  • A celebratory kroket: Every great deal gets cheered on with a free kroket for everyone. Yay!
  • A drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon
  • Awesome team events and legendary annual parties


Let's go!

Ready to join the team? Great! Tell us more about who you are by applying on our website with your resume and cover letter addressed to Mrs Esther Schudel.

Stories from our Finance team

"Working in an international company like WCSG is a wonderful experience. With everyone so enthusiastic and friendly, you can easily have great conversations. And, of course, working in such a great team in our Finance department, where we support and motivate each other to accomplish our tasks." - Shari

Insightful team
The team's support is unconditional

Stories from our Finance team

"Working at WCSG is not just working with a young and international group of people, but also a very warm and open group. Having a physical disability has never been an issue. All the colleagues see me as an equal value as every other colleague. The fun and international atmosphere itself makes it already amazing to work here. Having the feeling that not just my work is worth something to the company, but also me as a person, makes it even better." - Arnout

Warm and open team
Our work is recognized

Stories from our Finance Team

"WCSG offers a fun and relaxed work environment. The finance department is great to work in, everyone is helpful and supportive. It's easy to feel welcome!" - Joana

We go the extra mile
Supportive team

Stories from our Finance team

“Working at WCSG allows me to dive into different Financial projects that moves the company forward. I work independently and within a supportive team. Each day is different and I learn and grow a lot in this company. The environment is fun and colleagues are very helpful."

I work independently I am free to decide what I do when
Every day is different Each day presents a new challenge
I grow and have fun I grow both professionally and I have fun!

Stories from our Finance team

“Working in Finance means working on the infrastructure for our company to ensure seamless business cooperation and revenue. As we continue to grow, this is a challenging role in an ambitious team where we work on our common goals. West Coast Supply Group is a company that offers opportunities to those who take initiative and the Finance team is supportive. It is a great environment to work in!”

Challenging job I have a challenging job in an ambitious team
Common goals We work together to achieve common goals
Supportive team I work in a supportive team

Any questions?

Contact me to discuss the role and to get answers to your questions.

Esther Schudel - Recruiter

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