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Business Controller

Posted 16 May 2024
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3 to 5 years
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Full-time
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Dutch (Fluent)

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GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we’re inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We’re proud to play a part in protecting the world’s democracies. And we’re committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.

New vacancy: Business Controller EWIS

Are you eager to immerse yourself in a role where continuous learning is the norm, where challenges push you beyond traditional finance boundaries, and where independence meets structured support? At GKN Fokker Aerospace, as a Business Controller, you'll discover a dynamic environment where your potential thrives.

In this role, you'll encounter a diverse array of opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills, shaping your position to align with your unique strengths and aspirations. You'll delve into impactful analyses, crafting recommendations that propel financial success while navigating through the intricacies of our EWIS manufacturing business.

Beyond routine finance tasks, you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, exploring realms outside conventional boundaries. Here, independence is not just encouraged—it's integral to our culture. Yet, amidst this autonomy, you'll discover a supportive structure that provides the framework for your growth.

Your journey with us promises more than just professional development; it offers an adventure marked by international exposure and the freedom to carve your path. Whether you're synthesizing reports to address ad hoc requests or delivering compelling presentations, you'll find ample opportunities to showcase your expertise in driving financial strategies forward.

If you're ready to embrace a role that challenges, empowers, and rewards in equal measure, then seize this opportunity to join GKN Fokker Aerospace as a Business Controller. Together, let's shape the future of aerospace excellence.

note: the internal job title is Program Support Controller

About the role

As a Business Controller EWIS based in Papendrecht, you'll dive into the heart of our financial operations, taking charge of programs and ensuring their financial health. You will support the closure and reporting activities of the overall consolidated reporting and you will be partly responsible for the planning cycle (forecast, budget, strategic plan). As a member of the Business Control Team, you will stand in the middle between finance and program teams, you'll be responsible for overseeing the programs manufactured at our international sites (Netherlands, Turkey, India, Mexico, China). Additionally, you'll play a key role in enhancing business processes and advancing the professionalism of our finance operations.

What you'll do as Business Controller

  • Ensuring adequate accounting of various programs, including analysis and balance sheets,
  • Preparing budget, forecast and strategic plan for several programs,
  • Assisting in achieving programs' financial goals by providing analyses and recommendations,
  • Contributing to annual planning processes by providing insight into sales, profit, and cash flow forecasts,
  • Analyzing actuals compared to budget, forecast, and previous year's figures, acting as a point of contact for Central Finance,
  • Preparing various reports to present the analysis of financial results to stakeholders,
  • Providing ad hoc reports, incl. margin analysis, monthly closure activities,
  • Supporting program management in preparing and updating business cases and challenge the business with financial insights.

What you'll bring

  • A completed HBO/University degree in Finance or similar,
  • 3-5 years of similar experience as Business or Program Controller, ideally a company in the manufacturing industry,
  • Ability to easily collaborate with other functions within the programs for gathering, challenging and summarizing key drivers of results and cash flow,
  • Strong analytical and financial skills, especially in management reporting,
  • Proactive, ability to work independently, eager to learn,
  • Structured, able to plan own work & set priorities,
  • Ability to communicate with other non-finance professionals (e.g. program team, procurement, manufacturing),
  • Advanced Excel skills,
  • PowerBI or other data management software would be considered a plus,
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

What we'll offer you

We are committed to offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities, a career that can go in many directions thanks to our breadth of international opportunities. By being part of GKN Fokker Aerospace that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry, you will know that you will be working towards being the most trusted partner in the aerospace industry.

In the role of Business Controller, you will belong to an international team of experts. We will not only provide you with the conditions to perform at the best of your capabilities, but we will also support and promote your professional and personal development. Furthermore, we will offer you:

  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.689 and 5.658,- depending on your experience,
  • 8% holiday allowance,
  • 42 paid holidays for full-time employment in line with the Collective Labor Agreement Metalektro (29 holidays and 13 ADV days),
  • An excellent pension scheme (PME) and travel allowance,
  • Hybrid working, giving you the opportunity to balance home and office working,
  • Profit sharing scheme,
  • A pleasant and informal working environment, in which we work together to achieve the best result for our customers.

Next to a competitive package, we will offer you a world of opportunities: we want to see your career fly! We will support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities. That's the beauty of being part of a global business, once you're on board you never know where your career journey may take you!

Extra information

You can apply by clicking on the 'apply' button and attaching your CV and (preferably) your cover letter. For questions you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Marina Monogyiou at marina.monogyiou@fokker.com. You can expect a first chat with Marina and possibly 1 or 2 online/F2F interviews with the hiring manager and members of the team.

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN Fokker Aerospace. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created an environment where everyone can be at their best. We are also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

Be part of our journey!

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We’ll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work.

We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavour, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology.

With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

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1,000 employees