Business Controller
Fulltime Permanent

Business Controller

Are you a Business Controller looking for a new challenge? Would you like to join a dynamic and ambitious international start-up? Then Cefetra Dairy has the next opportunity for you. We're looking for a Business Controller to take on the challenge of further developing the financial organisation of Cefetra Dairy.

Who we are

Cefetra Dairy, part of the Cefetra Group, is a newly launched and fast growing dairy trading company. Operating from the “Jamfabriek’ in Den Bosch, we focus on a wide range of dairy products on a global scale. With ambitious plans for the future we have opened branch offices in Singapore and Dubai and are looking for further international growth. Our extensive experience and international network enable us to respond immediately to major developments and trends in the market.

Your role

As a Business Controller, you will be the financial sparring partner for the business and have an advisory role within the organisation to help drive the continued growth of Cefetra Dairy. You will provide valuable, actionable and forward-looking information and advice to optimise business performance and support (strategic) decisions. The growth of Cefetra Dairy also allows you to grow in a more international context in the future. As Business controller you will have a global scope overseeing the global activities of Cefetra Dairy. The finance team consists of six members and you will report to the Finance Director, Roland Tjoeng.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial forecasts;
  • Optimising insight into the various business processes. This will include the preparation, analysis and reporting of KPI's;
  • Be a proactive business partner, understanding the key drivers of operational results and providing feedback to the commercial teams;
  • Reporting on the different types of margins (realised vs performance, functional vs speculative);
  • Act as a liaison for reporting between the business and the Cefetra Group;
  • Participate in projects to support further (international) growth of the business;
  • Support budgeting and cash flow forecasting and working capital optimisation;
  • Set up, optimise and maintain Power BI dashboards;

Who are you

Most importantly, you need to be critical and analytical, but also pragmatic when necessary. To be successful at Cefetra Dairy, it is important to have a 'self-starter' mentality, to be open-minded and curious. We'd like to hear your thoughts on the tasks and responsibilities of the position. Ideally:

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in economics, business administration, accountancy or a related field;
  • You are a strong communicator and enjoy working with people in an international environment;
  • You're excellent at project management and have the confidence to champion new and improved ways of working;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken;
  • You are IT savvy with strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Power BI.

What we offer you
This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing international business. We are always open to discussing your individual requirements, but please note that we offer the following:

  • An excellent package of primary and secondary working conditions including a good base salary, holiday allowance and 27 days holiday;
  • Depending on your needs, you can work between 28 and 40 hours per week.
  • Free lunch provided by the company
  • Free gym facilities including showers
  • Free boxing sessions, once a week
  • Our people are our most important ingredient. We support your career by investing in your development;
  • An office located in "De Jamfabriek, Home to the future of food" in Den Bosch. With lots of social activities and excellent coffee.

If this sounds like you

Interested in an interview? Please apply below and we will contact you a.s.a.p. or contact
Jur Lemmers our Talent Acquisition Partner on +31 6 25203984 or He will be happy to tell you more about this opportunity and the recruitment process.

We work with a selection of agencies and we are not looking to add more to our list, so please do not contact us or send us resumes. We will not accept any terms or conditions that are sent with resumes without our approval.

Jur Lemmers
Talent acquisition Cefetra Group B.V.
Questions about this vacancy? Please don’t hesitate to contact me
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Our application process


Apply to one of our vacancies and our recruiter will contact you in case of a first match or if further info is required.

First conversation

Based on a telephone intake, we would love to get to know you further. For sure you have some questions for us too?

Second conversation

After the first conversations, we would like to introduce you to some other people in the team and/or company to ensure there is a good match on both sides. If this is the case....we will make you an offer!

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