Financial Controller FMCG

When joining Upfield at this stage in your career, you will get the chance to develop yourself personal and professional in our start-up environment. You will get the possibility to organizing your own position and with that help structuring the whole finance organization. Within years, you will have endless career opportunities within the Netherlands and international, as we are operating in over 90 countries globally.  

We are looking for a true financial with a Big 4 & FMCG background and relevant accounting / audit experience. Also, you have working experience with SAP (S4 is a pre).  In the role, you will be working in the commercial finance team, any experience with Sales Controlling, retailers, or discounts is a pre.  

So, that is a little more about you, but what about us?  

When joining Upfield, you will join a young and passionate team. This is shown in their unconditional delivery mindset, each day. You will love working within this team with your service minded and can-go mentality.  

As a company, we are young, growing and operating in a hectic environment. We are working hard on our purpose, as we do believe in ‘a better plant-based future’, and our products can make the difference delivering this product. You preferably have some experience working in a dynamic and chaotic environment, as this will help you being successful within Upfield.  
Please note, we are looking for a candidate based in The Netherlands. 

About the Role 

As finance controller you will be a key member of market unit finance team, leading the finance control activities, and driving the transformation agenda, whilst ensuring a robust and embedded control environment is in-place. You will in the next year work on the implementation of a new organization within the current structure.  

You will Develop, implement, and monitor strong internal control environment across all business processes. Also, you will be working on the cash forecasting process, local tax compliance and reporting and managing the relationship with external auditors.  

Within the organization, you will be working together with the sales controller in the Netherlands and the finance colleagues in the Global Finance Team (located in Amsterdam) and directly report to the Finance lead in the Netherlands, also you will report to the Global Group Controller. 

You will receive a lot of responsibility, therefor we do ask a few years of experience within a finance position (corporate and big4 preferably) and a Bachelor/master’s in finance or accountancy. In order to directly contribute to the structuring and optimization of the processes, work experience with SAP is a must.  

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.  

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.  

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete. 

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a whatsapp message using (+31 615697958). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have. 

We would like to receive your application today! Everyone will get a response. 

Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist 

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now! 

About Upfield 
We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. Upfield has a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started. 

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelve  

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.   

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business. We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers. 

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.