Business Controller

40 hours

Creators and distributors of successful decorative collections for home & garden

Would you like to work for one of the biggest importers of decorative items?

With our enthusiastic team of 260 professionals, we design, collect and sell our products worldwide. Our modern head-office and showroom are located in Reeuwijk.

Working at Edelman offers you the opportunity to join an international and inspiring organisation with plenty of opportunities for personal development. Our mission is: ‘To make the world in and around the home a more beautiful place in all seasons’. We do all this with great pleasure. Interested? Check out these links for an impression of our company; and

If you can identify with our mission and the vacancy below, then we would like to meet you!

Within Edelman we are immediately looking for a Business Controller.

As Business Controller you will work closely together with Edelman’s Business Analyst and the other Business Controllers from the other OPCO’s. Edelman is part of a dynamic group with four other OPCOs. These other OPCOs are located in North Brabant.

What will you be doing?

  • You are the financial business partner of the Managing Director, Sales Director and Buying Director. You support the Managing Director with budget presentations to the (Group) Board and BoA. Together with the Business Analyst you provide insight into financial data and discuss this with the OPCO management team. This includes commercial KPI’s and pricing models.
  • Leading an experienced Business Analyst
  • You will identify trends, exploit opportunities and ensure risk management. We expect you to proactively advise and challenge management. You delve into the various (also non-financial) processes and do further analysis if processes are not running well
  • Advising Edelman management on strategic and financial issues. You will draw up multi-year plans and financial scenarios. You will be part of ongoing projects
  • You work closely with the Director Business Control, other Business Controllers, Financial Controllers and colleagues in the finance department. You will ensure good coordination between Business Control and Financial Control.
  • You will participate in group-wide projects, including the implementation of an FCCS (planning) tool, PowerBI dashboards and a new ERP implementation for the group.

Who are we looking for?

  • You are mainly present in Reeuwijk, but you have no problem travelling to Eindhoven on a regular basis.
  • You are passionate about guiding management in steering the business and understanding and communicating the financial data.
  • You get energy from a crucial role in group formation and upcoming projects
  • You have demonstrable experience in a similar role, preferably within a group structure
  • You have a completed college education in Finance
  • You have experience with Microsoft Dynamics (advantage)
  • You have strong analytical skills, with which you give proactive advice based on sharp analyses and critical evaluation of figures

Our offer:

Working at Edelman means, among other things:

  • Working at one of the fastest growing lifestyle companies
  • Free sports after work
  • International company with a good working atmosphere where hard work and fun go together
  • 27/28/29 vacation days per year
  • Nice company parties and staff activities
  • Premium-free pension
  • Discount on the purchase of our products
  • A fun job where you work with beautiful products!

The Edelman product range is characterised by high-quality products made of ceramics, glass and metal. Edelman has a wide range of Christmas items, including Christmas trees from Triumph Tree & Black Box Trees, lighting from Luca Lighting, ornaments from House of Seasons and the miniature world of Luville Collectables. In addition, Edelman offers an extensive range of home accessories and artificial flowers, plants and trees from Mica Decorations. The Mood Collection offers a broad assortment of home textiles including cushions, garden cushions and table linen. All items come in vibrant colours and textures.

Are you interested in this role and do you meet the profile? Send an email with your motivational letter and CV to the HR Department: For questions about the position, please contact Renate Oudijk (HR Employee).


Questions about this vacancy?

Renate Oudijk

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