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Financial Controller Albert Heijn

Job in Zaandam, the Netherlands

Degree level


Job function


Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

2 to 4 years

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The job

For the Operating Expenses (Opex) team at Albert Heijn, we are looking for our next generation Financial Controller. Do you combine your finance knowledge, your fluency in Dutch with a continuous drive to improve processes? Then this is your next job!

The job itself

As Financial Controller for Albert Heijn, you will be part of an energetic team of financial controllers which is continuously focused on improvements of periodic closing processes and automation via our in-house RPA-factory. By doing so, we have time left to discover and implement new toolings such as advanced data crunching tools (Alteryx) and transfer this data into valuable information via BI toolings (Tableau/PowerBI).

You will be responsible for periodic closings by coordination of our back-office teams in the Netherlands, Poland and India. Daily contact with your business controllers at Albert Heijn is essential to make sure the financials are in line with financial guidelines (IFRS) and enable them to get the right financial insights in their Operating Expenses

Your new office

Ahold Delhaize has a portfolio of strong, trusted local brands with more than 375,000 associates serving more than 50 million customers every week in the United States and Europe. We have enhanced scale across regions, market-leading retail offerings to serve customers’ changing needs, and a strong financial profile from which to fund innovation and investments in future growth.

The team

For this role you will be working for Albert Heijn. The Finance controlling team ‘Albert Heijn Operating Expenses’ is part of the Finance & Accounting team (F&A) within Business Services Finance. F&A is organized via multiple brand and process teams. The aim of F&A is to further develop the professional capabilities of the teams, being a knowledge center on financial processes and services and business partnering with our business controlling.

What do we offer?

Here at Ahold Delhaize we aim to grow. This is only possible if you grow along with us. That’s why we help you take your career and personal development in the direction you want to. Besides this we offer the following:

  • A great work-life balance, where overtime is something exceptionale;
  • A great salary package; including 45 days off per year;
  • Being part of a young and dynamic Albert Heijn finance community;
  • Development of your skills with advanced toolings (Alteryx/Tableau/PowerBI);
  • Dynamic carreer environment, enabling you for future opportunities in Finance.


At Ahold Delhaize, you’ll be working for one of the biggest retailers in the world. You supplement this ambition with:

  • Curious personality who is willing to learn;
  • University degree in Economics/business studies or equivalent;
  • 2-4 years of experience in finance, preferably Big4 or financial controlling;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (both written and verbally).
  • Alteryx or Tableau/Power BI experience is a plus.
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About Ahold Delhaize
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Ahold Delhaize is een van de grootste food-retailers van de wereld en is toonaangevend in zowel supermarkten als in E-commerce. Vanuit ons hoofdkantoor in Zaandam werken wij iedere dag om het leven van onze klanten een beetje beter en makkelijker te maken.

2,200 employees

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