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Business Controller Logistics

  • Posted: 4 Apr 2024
  • Finance
  • Zoetermeer
  • Netherlands
  • Hybrid

About the job

Do you have business controlling experience and are looking to apply your skills to our logistics function? Does the prospect of collaborating in a fast paced work environment and to use your financial and analytical skills to be an excellent business partner excite you? Then we might be looking for you. Apply now and become our Business Controller Logistics for our 3PO organization at our supply point in Zoetermeer, NL.

About the Job

3PO is the leading organization within Danone Specialized Nutrition (SN) managing 2 main topics; 1. Co-Manufacturing relationships & purchasing 2. Centralized primary logistics for SN network. Within the SN network we take a unique position. On one hand we manage a part of the direct flows from Supply Points (SP) to Country Business Unit (CBU) and on the other hand we manage 100% of the indirect flows via our warehouse in Haps.

Next to SN we are also expanding our scope into all other categories (Essential Dairy and Plant-based  and Waters). As part of this expansion we are looking for a business controller managing several logistic flows.

You responsibilities will include:

  • Managing, with the support of a senior business controller, a few specific logistic control topics (e.g. warehouse, write-off or transport)
  • Animation of results with business teams
  • Driving cost efficiency discussions with business teams
  • Managing full Planning and Control cycle for your scope (Month close, Rolling Forecast and Standard Costing)

About you

As a Business Controller Logistics, you bring solid business control experience and a strong collaboration ethos. With experience in business control roles, you utilize Excel proficiently for data analysis and you easily build connections with people within your network of colleagues and stakeholders who will be in different locations. Your resilience in addressing complex financial challenges is evident, and you thrive in dynamic environments. While familiarity with tools like Tagetik, SAP, and Microsoft's Power BI and Power Query is advantageous, your ability to derive actionable insights from financial data and tell a story is paramount. Joining our team, you eagerly contribute your financial expertise to collaborate effectively toward shared objectives.

Furthermore you have:

  • Degree in Finance or related field
  • At least 2-3 years of work experience as business controller
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)

About us

Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Evian, Alpro, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon. Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.

We’re proud to be a B-Corp certified company. That means we meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

We offer

It’s an exciting time to join Danone as Business Controller Logistics. You’ll be empowered to use your analytical skills to codrive our movement towards a healthier and more sustainable future. And the best part? You’ll be supported to grow an impactful career that you can be proud of. Together, we’ll build a healthier world.

All Danoners receive a complete package of benefits. This includes a competitive salary and yearly bonus, a premium free pension and great discounts on health insurance and Danone products. We understand the importance of flexibility and offer 30 days of annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase more) and a hybrid working environment, where you can work either from home or from one of our People Hubs in Hoofddorp, Utrecht and Zoetermeer.

What’s next

It’s simple – hit the “apply”! In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via this website. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.

Need more information? Please contact Ruben Martin, Talent Manager at ruben.martin1@danone.com.

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status