Financial Controller - Upfield

Financial Controller

Are you ready to take full ownership of the financial controlling for the Belgium market unit and work in a best-in-class team taking our Financial Control operations to the next level in Europe? Looking forward to work cross functionally with our marketing and sales organisations? Then the position of this financial Controller might be your new role. 

Location: Netherlands - Amsterdam
Hybrid: 3 days a week in office 


About the role 

As a Financial Controller you will be one of members of the market unit finance team performing the financial control activities and driving process improvements for the business. 

  • Take responsibility for the Balance Sheet and P&L reporting of your market.
  • Liaise with (senior) stakeholders like commercial teams, treasury, tax and group finance
  • Monitor and coach Shared Services team 
  • Regular cash flow forecasting for the group
  • Own the month end close process. 
  • Local tax and statutory compliance and reporting.
  • Own the relationship with the external auditor.


The Financial Controller will be reporting into the Regional Financial Controller for Southwest Europe. 


So what does it take to be successful in this role? 

You will receive a lot of responsibility; therefore we do ask that you bring multiple years of relevant experience within a finance position and a bachelor or a master’s degree in finance or accountancy.

A professional qualifications (e.g. ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA) or working towards one is for role quite a plus

In order to directly contribute to the structuring and optimisation of the processes, work experience with SAP (S4) is a big pre and the French and Dutch language skills are also an asset for this role.


You work delivery-focussed with a high degree of ownership and a positive, growth mindset. You easily built relationships on cross-functional level and with both internal and external stakeholders. 


What’s next?

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me an email (

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile: you might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles. 

Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways.

Gwenn Kocken, Talent Acquisition Specialist a.i., Upfield

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