Financial Business Controller – Rotterdam (Centrum en Botlek)


Do you have strong communication and connection skills? With the ability to communicatie and connect effictively with different department of the organisation? And with a proactive attitude who wants to work closely to the business? Then this could be a very challenging career step for you! Koole Terminals is looking for a Financial Business Controller to join the team in Rotterdam. Someone who understands numbers, loves to analyse financial date, and who is a self starting and self motivating person could be a perfect fit to the position. Are you ready to drive financial excellence in a dynamic role? Apply now!


Koole Terminals is the European market leader in tank storage, present at key locations in 7 different countries with a total of 21 terminals. The Koole Group is determined to driving its integrated and innovative service offerings for storage, processing, logistics, and energy transition forward, with a clear vision for the road ahead. They are continuously seeking safer and more reliable and sustainable solutions. They do this by developing multi-modal solutions in the supply chain for their customers for green vital products that facilitate the energy transition, such as hydrogen, ammonia, CO2, bio-products and sustainable feedstock. Due to the rapid growth, the Koole Group is looking for a Financial Business Controller. You will join the Business Controlling team in the Netherlands with 5 colleagues taking on a role as the driving force behind two of their Business Units.


  • Collaborate closely with Finance Operations and Consolidation & Reporting departments to ensure accurate and timely reporting;
  • Prepare detailed analyses and reports on variances to budget and forecasts;
  • Create monthly Business Unit KPIs with an analysis of performance movements;
  • Review monthly performance for the Business Unit, monitoring follow-up/corrective action requirements to ensure optimal operational performance;
  • Liaise with Project Managers to ensure accurate reporting of Capex project execution and progress;
  • Prepare annual budget and forecasts for the Business Unit;
  • Provide analysis and proposals for improving business processes;
  • Support various ad-hoc requests.


  • Bachelor or/and Master degree in Business Administration, Finance & Control or Accounting;
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of relevant working experience in Audit, Business Control or FP&A;
  • Proficient in reporting and using BI tools;
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel (lookup formulas, pivot tables);
  • Knowlegde of D365 or Navision is a plus;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.


A very challenging and responsible position in a growing organization with a salary indication of max. €8.000,00 gross per month based on a fulltime employment. Furthermore, they have excellent empoyment benefits packages like a fixed 13th month, 8,33% holiday allowance and 30 holidays. You will work in a hybride setting and travel between the different locations in Rotterdam (city centre and Botlek) and Zaandam. Finally, there are plenty of opportunities for career advancement within the Koole Group and possibilities for training (including through their own Koole Academy).


Esther Goud | +31 (0)6 4152 4320 |


Esther Goud | +31 (0)6 4152 4320 |

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