Project Controller

As a Project Controller here, you are the co-pilot of the Project Manager!

Noord Holland
Beschikbaarheid 40 Reageren tot 22-01-2021

Project Controller

In this full time position you'll be responsible and accountable for the financial control of projects whilst being the link between Project Management and Finance, translating risks and operational events into financial results.
How will you add value?

As a Project Controller here, you are the co-pilot of the Project Manager, part of the core project team and part of the Finance team. Projects are organised in a dedicated project organisation, with project teams on-site. You ensure the project is managed within budget, quality standards, the set time frame and the defined risk spectrum. You provide an adequate basis for accounting within the project. You are also an expert in the field of finance and accounting and focus on the financial reports, understanding the business and developments and changes to your actual performance, internal control framework, and control measures. Whilst support in assuring compliance with all financial laws and regulations you are jointly responsible for managing the various Audits and internal control processes.

Direct duties and responsibilities include supporting the Project Manager and Operation Lead on the following topics:

  • Be a business partner towards the customer and look for opportunities.
  • Preparation of the Monthly/Annual Financial Statements and accompanying notes.
  • Preparing monthly budget controls against Plan and Forecast.
  • Translate business developments into your Actuals and Forecast.
  • Analyses on differences in Plan and Forecast versus actuals.
  • Assisting contract support department: invoicing, AR outstanding and PO set up.
  • Overseeing the internal and external audits and prepare necessary documents.
  • Preparing and Assessing the prudence used in accounting for Balance Sheet positions (UBR, UER, Overdue debt, etc).
What will you bring?
  • A Bachelor's or master's degree in business economics, econometrics, accountancy or business analytics.
  • A strong personality with a positive/critical mind-set, helicopter view, that feels accountable, is analytical, detail oriented, communicative, team focused and pragmatic.
  • Extensive experience (minimum 5 years) in Finance/Business Controlling.
  • Knowledge and experience of operating under US GAAP.
  • Experience with budget control and complex Excel functions.
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English is a must.
This is what we offer you!
  • Annual starting salary between €45.000 and €65.000 incl. holiday allowance.
  • Pension scheme and optional company health care insurance.
  • 8,33% Holiday allowance, 25 fixed days of annual leave, 10 optional days to acquire annually and 2 bonus days when no sick leave registrations in one year.
  • Development trainings and courses via GWS Academy and/or external trainers.


Cooster finance professionals verzorgt de werving en selectie voor de functie. Dit houdt in dat wij de eerste selectie verzorgen voor onze opdrachtgever. Zien wij de match en ben jij nog steeds enthousiast? Dan fungeren wij als tussenpersoon tot het moment dat de handtekening bij de opdrachtgever staat en jij gaat starten bij deze leuke baan!

Voor vragen zijn wij te bereiken op het nummer 033-4650661. Graag ontvangen wij jouw mail met cv en motivatie via of solliciteer via de site. Hopelijk tot snel!


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