Group Controller



Aalberts is a leading industrial technology company committed to long-term sustainable profitable growth. Aalberts is organised in 4 technology clusters and 9 specialised business units. We are looking forward to meet passionate and result-oriented candidates to further grow and professionalise business control. Reporting to the finance director of Aalberts, you will analyse, review and advise on the progress and result of capital allocation decisions, contributing to achieve Aalberts strategic objectives. You will be the financial point of contact for a number of business teams and work closely together with local senior management.

Aalberts engineers mission-critical technologies for ground-breaking industries and everyday life. We are where technology matters and real progress can be made; humanly, environmentally and financially. Since our inception in 1975, we are committed to progress and true entrepreneurship. Today, we employ over 15,000 employees and are active in more than 50 countries. With our small head office in the Netherlands, Aalberts operates a lean and effective management structure globally. We are a diverse group of multitalented people fully identifying with our core values:

Functie omschrijving

  • You are responsible for the entire planning & control cycle of the assigned business teams, ensuring timely and accurate forecasting/reporting. Focus is on analysing management information, financial results and strategy effectiveness; You will support your business teams with regard to financial reporting, forecasting and (initiate) improvements of the overall quality of the reported data;
  • You work closely together with the financial experts of the local businessteams, group control and Aalberts’ finance director to contribute to financial reporting improvements and projects rolled-out across Aalberts;
  • You will develop and maintain reliable reports and analyses in which theoverall performance management is made transparent and advice onperformance improvements;
  •  You are a specialist in the field of group accounting topics (IFRS, implementation of IFRS guidelines and IFRS support of the various operating companies. Identifying complex IFRS and other external reporting issues and ensuring a suitable pragmatic solution;
  • You will be the subject matter expert in accounting, CSRD reporting and audit, playing an active role in the multidisciplinary team to establish a sound sustainability reporting;
  • You participate pro-active participation in group consolidation and reporting, includingoptimizing the reporting process and planning and control;
  • You are independent and critical in safeguarding Aalberts’ interests and ensuring business decisions are grounded on sound financial criteria. 
  • Be an entrepreneur;
  • Take ownership;
  • Go for excellence;
  • Share and learn;
  • Act with integrity.

Functie eisen

We are looking for:

  • an experienced finance professional with a master degree in a finance related field, who understands business and contributes to strategic objectives;
  • approx. 5-8 years of relevant work experience within an international and/or industrial environment;
  • experience with financial management reporting, planning and forecasting processes.

We expect:

  • full identification with our company values ‘the Aalberts way’;
  • business-oriented self-starter who combines analytical skills and judgement, while working with the highest degree of integrity;
  • outstanding interpersonal skills, strong people orientation and sensitivity to cultural diversity;
  • firm personality, team player and sparring partner at all levels of the organisation;
  • structured way of working, ability to quickly process information and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 


  • Being part of a winning team in a diverse and responsible position;
  • Position at Aalberts’ head office in Utrecht, the Netherlands;
  • Key position in a challenging international and entrepreneurial environment;
  • Flat organisational structure with short lines of communication;
  • Possibility to develop your personal and professional competencies with many career growth opportunities;
  • Attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package. 

Jouw werkplek

Aalberts is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Kirsten Laban


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