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Commercial Controller

Location: Breukelen , Utrecht
Language(s): Only English Required
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07 Jul 2020
In this role you will be responsible for optimising financial performance and acting as an internal business partner across a range of commercial and marketing teams. You will be challenging and supporting performance, generating insights and options for review and will bring financial understanding to all issues. Client Details My client is an international company within the production Branch. The company is developing quickly towards a more efficient and professional organisation. They have the ambition to grow further within Europe and increase their activities. This means that the people who are in the lead of this change have a great feeling for entrepreneurship and looking for synergy within the company. Therefor we are looking for a Commercial controller that has a down-to-earth mentality and can take ownership in the company. Your role will develop further as the company also continues to grow. Description Calculation and posting of month end promotions and trade spend accruals. Ensure monthly promotions and trade spend reconciliations are completed. Introduce Customer Sales forecasting files. Review forecasts, promotions, trade spend and selling expenses with each account manager forecast. Review actual vs budget vs forecast selling expenses with account managers. Review of customer level promotions and trade spend balances with each account manager. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of customer promotions and trade spend. Monthly review of pricing change logs to ensure compliance against pricing policy. Complete accurate and timely monthly financial results by customer. Report on and provide commentary on customer performance metrics in the monthly commercial review. Monthly update on promotions and trade spend monies claimed. Deliver input for customer annual operating plan and discuss the strategy for 2021. Drive common, rigorous evaluation processes into the business to enhance value creation. Improve finance capability throughout the commercial and marketing teams. Profile Bachelor degree in business related discipline. 3+ years of experience in a similar role. Work experience in a international manufacturer would be preferable. Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and experience with using SAP. Fluent in German and English, additional Dutch language skills will be an advantage. Job Offer A market conform compensations & salary package. Perspective within the company as it develops. A team with a entrepreneurship A role where you have ownership.