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Business Controller

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Finance & Control

Job description

Are you ready to play a pivotal role in shaping the financial landscape of a dynamic, rapidly growing company? As a Business Controller at Vandebron, you’ll have the opportunity to influence our strategic direction and financial structure, driving us towards a sustainable future.

Who we are

At Vandebron, we're transforming the energy landscape, steering away from the conventional to champion sustainability. Born in 2014, our journey began with Chapter 1, disrupting the market with a transparent platform connecting consumers directly to local, green energy producers. Now, in Chapter 2, we are dedicated to ensuring 100% green energy availability, 100% of the time. Think smart solutions — flexible use of wind and solar farms, Smart EV Charging, and efficient energy storage.

No waiting around, we actively shape a sustainable future. Good energy, smart solutions — that's Vandebron.

Your impact

As a Business Controller, you will play a crucial role in shaping and influencing Vandebron’s financial structure and strategic direction within a dynamic and expanding environment. Your work will provide reliable management and steering information, enabling the team to make objective, data-driven decisions. By fostering collaboration between finance and business units, you’ll help drive the achievement of organizational goals and ensure financial targets are met.

What you’ll do

  • Create reliable management and steering information, including monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, as well as KPI dashboards.

  • Act as a sparring partner for commercial and operational teams within your focus area, aiding in the realization of our mission and value drivers.

  • Perform independent checks on the accuracy and completeness of financial administration, helping business teams resolve issues and achieve optimal output.

  • Assist business teams in setting up efficient processes and contribute to continuous improvement for clear, efficient, and transparent financial administration.

  • Create and assess business cases, collaborate on their realization, and independently report on their implementation.

Who you’ll work with

You will be part of the Finance & Control team, working closely with your manager, other controllers, and analysts. Your role will involve maintaining independent contact with various departments within Vandebron's consumer domain. Your collaboration with commercial and operational teams will be essential in driving our mission forward and achieving our financial objectives.

Job requirements

What you bring

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a control role within a financial department.

  • Interest in and/or experience with the energy market or controlling in administrative services (e.g., banking, insurance, telecom, call centers/B2C customer contact).

  • Strong social and communicative skills, with a drive to learn and quickly master new information.

  • You're fluent in Dutch and English.

  • HBO/WO working and thinking level.

  • Ability to connect with business partners and handle difficult conversations with ease.

  • Critical of performance, proactive in improving processes, and decisive in actions.

  • Data-driven mindset with strong analytical skills.

  • Flexibility to switch quickly and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrable affinity with the sustainable mission of Vandebron.

What’s in it for you

  • To work towards our mission with a good dose of energy, we offer you 30 paid days off per year.

  • Fuel your brain with an annual €850 learning budget to grow personally and professionally.

  • Dive into new skills with access to Learning & Development workshops and programs.

  • Plan for the future with our solid pension scheme.

  • Stay connected hassle-free with a monthly €50 net reimbursement for your phone and wifi.

  • Set up your home office with a one-time €200 net allowance.

  • Split your time between our carbon-neutral Amsterdam office at the city's heart and your home, finding the perfect balance for you.

  • Enjoy daily organic lunches prepared by our in-house cooks.

  • For those living 10km or more from the office, hop on board with an NS business card for smooth commuting.


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At Vandebron we believe in diversity, inclusiveness, and equal career opportunities. Be your authentic self, and it's totally okay with us if you don't mention your gender or date of birth on your resume. We also care about your privacy and handle your data carefully. Under the GDPR, you are not required to provide us with any information about your health, race/nationality, and religion, and you may also omit your social security number (BSN) and passport photo from your job application documentation.