Senior Business Controller

Breda, Benelux


At Kinly we are a team of passionate, reliable and helpful people who think working together is the most exciting thing in the world. Our vision is to engage people in a world of possibilities. Our brand promise is Working together. Everywhere. Our role is to provide a seamless and reliable experience that enables people to work together, in different spaces and places.

The origin of Kinly exists in multiple AV/ Cloud companies that have been merged in 2019. This brings a lot of opportunities for the business, but as well some practical challenges in harmonizing and streamlining processes and teams. For our central finance department, mainly located in Breda, we are looking for a Senior Business Controller who really wants to help to further professionalize our business.

Do you like to work for an international, fast-growing, dynamic and multicultural organization? Are you an ambitious self-starter? Join us!

Role summary
For Kinly Benelux with locations in Amsterdam, Breukelen, Eindhoven and Breda we are looking for a Senior Business Controller. As a Senior Business Controller you are responsible for the daily timely, complete and correct processing of the financial bookings regarding the activities of the organization and you assess the valuation of the work in progress. In addition, you follow the prescribed planning & control cycle, you supervise the end-of-year process and you monitor the business performance and its processes to provide advice and guidance to (senior) management. Of course all in line with the business and company objectives. You work closely with the Financial Controller. You do this together with a team of 4 people that you manage. You will report into the Finance Director.

Main tasks & responsibilities

Business control

  • Drive further working capital efficiency in the areas of A/R and inventory;
  • Manage business with appropriate KPI reporting;
  • Assess and prepare project progress analyzes;
  • Execute project and cost controlling;
  • Proactively analyze financial reports with various stakeholders.

Management reporting

  • Execute planning, budgeting and forecasting;
  • Ensure month- and year-end closing according to applicable deadlines;
  • Ensure reliable, timely and complete management reporting for designated legal entities in accordance with applicable Accounting principles.

Internal control

  • Co-develop policies and procedures within business control;
  • Assess business and financial control processes and assist in improvements;
  • Stakeholder management;
  • Responsibility for internal control cycle and compliance.

People management

  • Coordination of daily operations of 4 finance employees
  • Performance reviews & coaching of team

Key Skills

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in business economics or related (financial) study.
  • At least 5 years of experience within a (senior) controlling position in a project and service organization and the associated valuation methods;
  • Experience with managing a small team and sincere interest in coaching and developing the team to the next level;
  • Excellent knowledge and use of English and Dutch (written and spoken);
  • Experience in managing an operational financial team;
  • Experience with an ERP system, preferably SAP B1 and advanced excel skills.

Personal skills
We are looking for somebody who’s socially and communicatively skilled with a sense of relationships to build bridges between different disciplines.

Are you someone who can work independently, but like to be part of a great team and do you have the following competencies:

  • Pro-active and great problem solving skills;
  • Accurate and analytical;
  • Independent and pragmatic;
  • Creative and flexible;

Does this profile look like you? We definitely like to meet you!

Position: Senior Business Controller
Reporting to: Finance Director Benelux
Team: Finance
Location: Breda, willingness to travel to other locations when needed

Date Posted

26 May 2020

Closing Date

31 August 2020