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Assistant Controller - Heavy Marine Transport

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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How you can make your mark

As an Assistant Controller, you are responsible for maintaining and analyzing financial data within our organization. You play a key role in supporting both the finance manager and the business unit controller with accounting tasks and with preparing the monthly reports and business reports for management. You also make ad hoc analyses and communicate with our sales offices around the world.

Your responsibilities as Assistant Controller at Boskalis Heavy Marine Transport are:

  • Performing accounting tasks.
  • Guiding the Financial Shared Service Center and checking the transactions booked there.
  • Preparing and analyzing financial reports, including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Monitoring financial performance, identifying deviations, and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Supporting the annual audit processes.
  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets, financial forecasts, and cost calculations.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations in the field of accounting and taxes.
  • Collaborating with other departments to collect and analyze financial data for management reports.
  • Actively contributing to the development and implementation of internal control procedures and process improvements.

You can make your mark as Assistant Controller at Boskalis Heavy Marine Transport if you have:

  • A self-starting and proactive personality.
  • A bachelor or master degree in a finance-related field.
  • Preferably at least two years of proven financial work experience.
  • Good knowledge of ERP software and MS Office applications.
  • Besides Dutch, you have an excellent command of the English language.

We offer

What you can expect

  • A dynamic environment: A job where you can make an impact, as part of a diverse, international team of experts.
  • Rewarding conditions: A competitive salary and much more, including holiday allowance, holiday entitlement, a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance, travel allowance.
  • Career development: Plenty of opportunities to realize your full potential. Challenge yourself with (online) courses in our Boskalis academy.
  • The Boskalis campus: Experience the unique Boskalis vibe at our Papendrecht site, complete with restaurants, sports fields, and a wharf where our vessels dock. We offer a state-of-the-art auditorium, brainstorming rooms, experience center for client meetings, and a coffee place where you can connect with colleagues.
  • Young Boskalis: Are you under 36? Come and join Young Boskalis! Have fun and join in social and sports activities ranging from pub quizzes to yoga, bootcamps and an annual sailing boat race. Networking and knowledge sharing are a vital part of Young Boskalis as well.

Extra information

  • Your team: You will work as an Assistant Controller in the business unit Heavy Marine Transport in a team of 6 enthusiastic finance colleagues. In addition, you will engage with the Financial Shared Service Center of Boskalis, as well as with colleagues from the Heavy Marine Transport Sales offices worldwide.
  • Where you will work: You will be working at the Boskalis Campus Papendrecht.
  • Full/part-time job: The position of Assistant Controller is a fulltime job - 40hrs a week.
  • Next steps: Apply easily by completing the online application form. Interviews are held online or in the office. Once it’s clear we’re a good match, we’ll make you an offer – and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.

Heavy Marine Transport is a business unit of Boskalis that specifically focuses on providing high-quality transport of large and heavy objects around the world. With an extensive fleet of specialized transport ships, Heavy Marine Transport is capable of transporting a wide range of cargoes, ranging from offshore platforms and drilling rigs to wind turbines and other heavy industrial equipment. The company has a proven track record of safely and efficiently moving exceptionally large and heavy loads to their destination.


We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Assistant Controller – Heavy Marine Transport. Please contact Emilie Stratenus, Recruiter via +31 6 11380235.

Interested? Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your motivation letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies
We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment- and selection agencies.


Boskalis is a leading global dredging contractor and marine services provider. We provide innovative and competitive all-round solutions to our clients in the offshore energy sector, ports, coastal and delta regions. We offer a unique combination of experts, vessels and services while maintaining the highest safety and sustainability standards. Our head office is located in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Your expertise might help us to continuously create new horizons for our stakeholders!

Active in 90 countries
8,200 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 35 years