Financial Controller (Italian) – Rotterdam


Do you have relevant working experience in a Financial Controller position? Do you speak Italian fluently? And are you open for a new career challenge in an international and dynamic company? Then this vacancy could be the perfect new career step for you. Rockwell Automation is looking for a Regional Country Controller (Italian) to join their team in Rotterdam.


Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world’s manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. They are market leader in industrial automation products, headquartered in the United States with a total worldwide turnover of more than US$7.8 billion sales in 2022. With more than 26,000 employees who make the world better every day, they know they have something special. Behind their customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – their people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work they do changes the world for the better. All finance activities for the EMEA en LATAM region are centralized in the Shared Service Center in Rotterdam. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation, creating a broad spectrum of easy-to-integrate products, thereby providing superior value to its customers. The Regional Country Controller will join the Finance Central Controlling Group in Rotterdam with a team of 18 colleagues. You will be responsible for timely and accurate reporting of financial data for several countries and you will report directly to the Manager Accounting & Controlling.


  • Responsible for timely and accurate financial reporting of financial data for several countries including the preparation of HQ reporting packages;
  • Coordination of monthly, quarterly and year end close;
  • Full country accounting, statutory and tax responsibility;
  • Ensures all balance sheet reconciliations are accurate and timely reconciled;
  • Primary point of contact for external and internal auditors and other financial consultants or authorities;
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate Finance Policies, SOX and US GAAP;
  • Collaborate with Internal Control for creation, changing and implementation of financial policies, procedures and financial controls;
  • Provide technical accounting support and guidance to improve processes;
  • Take part in international projects;
  • Monitors, challenges and specifies improvements to business systems and practices to ensure continual adequate control and proper measurement of business activities;
  • Reports on and comments upon movements in actual vs. budget, significant shifts in monthly P&L trends and Balance Sheet movements.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Finance & Control and/or Accounting;
  • Preferably with an additional degree like ACCA, CMA or CPA;
  • Relevant working experience in a similar position in an international company;
  • Experience in a Shared Services environment is preferable;
  • Knowledge of SAP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) are considered a plus;
  • Excellent Excel skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written);
  • Fluent knowledge of Italian.


A challenging position in a dynamic environment with a good salary package of maximum €65.000,00 gross per year including 8% holiday allowance, and interesting benefits like 31 holidays, pension- and bonus scheme.


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


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

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