Business Controller

Enable our Business Unit Management Teams to make the right business decisions.

Job description

Imagine a world where every interaction feels effortless. That's what we strive for at

We're a global tech company, publicly traded, and growing. You might already know us from those seamless SMS or WhatsApp messages you receive, the tickets you effortlessly grab for that upcoming festival, pay for anything with our payment solutions, or even through chatting with the helpful AI chatbot for support. We're passionate about empowering businesses to deliver incredible experiences to their users, designed to revolutionize how businesses connect witha their customers.

Although our work may be highly technical, our people are the spark that ignites innovation. We're a collective of ambitious minds, fueled by a passion for technology and a dedication to making a difference.

Since 1999, our philosophy has remained the same: “Do what you love, do what you’re good at, and contribute”.

To help us achieve this mission we are looking for a Business Controller to support our Business Unit Management Teams making the right business decisions.

What you will do

As a business partner, your goal is to achieve strategic, financial, and operational objectives in a fast-changing business environment. You will be responsible for leading your business unit's Planning & Control cycle, translating the business strategy into concrete plans and accurate forecasts, providing forward-looking insights through monthly business reporting, and implementing corrective actions when necessary.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in building the Business Control team. During the monthly closing process, financial control activities will be a key part of your responsibilities. It's important to note that as is a publicly listed company, we are required to adhere to strict reporting timelines. These activities include:

  • Analyzing and monitoring KPIs, contributing to strategic planning, budget creation, and forecasting cycles
  • Providing monthly, quarterly, and yearly management reports to stakeholders such as the Management Board, Business Units, and Supervisory Board
  • Developing and maintaining financial data warehouses and reports with the Business Intelligence (BI) team
  • Conducting ad-hoc financial analysis to support decision-making

You will use factual information to make decisions about major new clients, pricing, investments, and international projects. You'll develop a view from outside the company and compare to its competitors. You'll work closely with international departments like sales, product, and operations to advise about potential opportunities and risks to help the company grow and create value. You'll have plenty of opportunities to drive change and make a difference as you become part of the Management Team of your Business Unit(s).

You will be part of the Business Control team at 5 FTE, based in Breda, and you will report to the Head of Business Finance, who directly reports to our CFO.

Job requirements

You connect with us, if you have

  • Master’s in business administration, Economics, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience in (commercial) business control or financial control.
  • Possess strong analytical and quantitative skills, as you will work with various financial data warehouses, Power BI, and Excel, of course.
  • Present your analyses and advice in a structured and understandable manner.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic tech environment is a big plus.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.
  • You live within travel distance of our office (HQ) in Breda.

Next to that, you:

  • Excellent communication skills, coupled with strong business acumen
  • Strong financial understanding combined with a keen interest in the industry and strategic thinking
  • A continual improvement mindset with a constant eye for commercial opportunities
  • Flexibility and a preference for working in a fast-paced environment

Benefits of working

Your journey starts with the 3-day Global Onboarding at our Breda HQ. It's your fast track to awesomeness. Dive deep into our culture, connect with fellow game-changers, and get ready to join informative sessions, practical workshops, and great fun.

As a Club Member, you'll unlock a world of incredible benefits:

  • Fuel your mind: Daily healthy lunches and snacks to keep you energized.
  • Effortless commutes: Shuttle mobility cards and company cars get you where you need to be.
  • Invest in your future: A solid pension plan.
  • Take your time off: 25 vacation days with the option to buy 10 more to provide peace of mind.
  • Own your success: Become a shareholder with our Employee Share Purchase Program.
  • Level up your skills: Udemy, CM Academy, and exclusive Meetups with thought leaders to ensure you're always learning and growing.
  • Life's a party: Weekly drinks, board game nights, karaoke throwdowns, yearly ski trip, and more! We have something for everyone.

Here, diversity is our superpower. We celebrate every member, regardless of age, background, or beliefs. At, everyone gets VIP access – because together, we rock!

What we offer

Challenging job

Work in an innovative and fast-growing company

The place to be

A pleasant and safe working environment.

Full of opportunities

Shape your own job with your skills

Team work

Work with motivated and entrepreneurial colleagues

CM Academy & CMBA

Grow through courses, seminars and education

Up to speed in no time

Onboarding and buddy program in the first weeks

Our Hiring Process

It's just clean and simple!

Step 1

Initial call

In our first call we would like to talk about your experience and motivation.

Step 2

Cultural check

Step 3

Meet the Team

Step 4

Get an Offer!

Questions? Reach Out To Me!

Steven Trienen Lead Recruiter
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