Interim Financial Controller


Rotterdam / Maasvlakte, fulltime

About the Company

Maasvlakte II opened in 2015 and remains the world’s most advanced fully automated terminal, and equipped to handle the largest container ships way into the future. In 2019, the addition of two Super Quay Cranes and ongoing efficiency improvements will increase volume capacity by more than 20%.
The use of green energy and fully electrified equipment made it the world’s first zero emission terminal for CO2, NOx and particulate emissions. With fully fenced-off automated areas, separating men and machines, it is also one of the safest. This makes APM Terminals Maasvlakte II one of the most innovative terminals in the world. 

More than 500 employees are employed within the organization.

About the job position

As a Interim Financial Controller, you will:

  • Ensure monthly closure of books happens as per deadlines set up by the organization
  • Ensure financial planning and control are accurate and in line with appropriate standards
  • Ensure Business Unit (BU) One Stream reporting is accurate and in line with appropriate standards 
  • Ensure balance sheet is reconciled as per group guidelines. Any exposure in balance is properly 
  • documented
  • Proactively participate in engagement calls to mitigate exposures in balance sheet, escalate where 
  • necessary and drive closure of open items.
  • Oversee the process of activities done during book close and ensure execution of all activities
  • Demonstrate full ownership and accountability of regional balance sheet
  • Facilitate smooth running of the business and day to day operations by delivering consistent and 
  • seamless service.
  • Develop performance management framework to accomplish overall organizational requirements of 
  • performance delivery.
  • Capex performance: Drive performance through direct follow up with capex budget owners and 
  • procurement to increase visibility on “Value of Works “performed. Create intuitive dashboards to feed the 
  • Finance visual management system

Critical Qualifications & Experience:

  • HBO/WO level
  • Experienced in planning and forecasting
  • Experienced in Excel, senior level
  • Experienced in Power Point
  • IFRS Knowledge is a pre
  • Pre: Capex management experience
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Result-driven and an individual contributor. Excellent multi- tasking abilities
  • Strong Interpersonal skills due to high cross functional interaction required by the role
  • Structured and has a high attention to quality
  • Meets required goals and deadlines on a timely and accurate manner independently
  • Effective and timely communication with all stake holders involved
  • High-level communication skills - Ability to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • Identify and prioritize task effectively
  • A mindset of continuous improvement and ‘can do’ approach
  • A versatile person

We offer

  • A challenging position at one of the most innovative container terminals in the world.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the success of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II.
  • The opportunity to develop further, personally and professionally.
  • The possibility to be part of a close, professional and strongly involved team.

Do you recognize yourself in the above profile? Please apply by sending your resume, motivation and rate.

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Working at APM Terminals Maasvlakte II

APM Terminals operates one of the world’s most comprehensive port networks. We’re uniquely positioned to help both shipping line and landside customers grow their business and achieve better supply chain efficiency, flexibility and dependability.