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Business Controller

(Fulltime 38h)        
Are you ready for Action? Then we are ready for you!

Do you want to work in an international organization with lots of growth opportunities and further develop yourself as a business controller? Or maybe you want to make the switch from consultancy to business control? As a business controller for our store operations you’ll support our central store operations group and all our 1600+ stores in 8 different countries.

This is your daily action

In this role you will report to the Manager Store Operations Control and you will be part of a large Business Control community both situated in the International Headquarters in Zwaagdijk-Oost as well as in the various Country Offices across Europe. Business Controlling supports and challenges the business by providing financial advice across various domains such as Store Operations, Commerce and Supply Chain. Besides your direct Controlling colleagues, you will have frequent interactions with our Central Store Operations department who are in charge of and safeguard the Action Store Operating Model.

As a Business Controller for our Store Operations you are responsible for the internal reporting and analysis on the Store Operations performance across Europe. You develop insights to facilitate performance dialogues and decision making processes and contribute to the continued and rapid growth of Action. In addition to this, the Business Controller will support further standardization and development of new reports within the Group and Country Controlling domain. 

As a Business Controller you will have varied tasks, ranging from timely, accurate and complete reporting to analysing the performance to support the preparation of business cases, forecasts, budgets and strategic plans.

Meet the finance team

Our Finance department currently consists of around 70 specialists in various roles. Our Financial Shared Service Centre is responsible for all financial affairs of our international organisation. Our Treasury team manages all our cash flows and our Fiscal team takes care of anything tax related. Business Controlling supports the business by providing financial advice with respect to our store operations, commercial control, supply chain and financial control. We provide important management information as well as challenge the business with our analyses to further our process optimisation. 

Do you want to work in the dynamic retail industry, in a young department with a wealth of (international) growth opportunities? Take Action! Curious about your new team members? Dennis and Sander can’t wait to work with you!

This is you

In this role it’s essential that you have strong analytical and communication skills. Translating big data to business insights should give you energy and drives you to bring current processes and reporting to the next level. You have a hands-on mentality, team player and high energy level. You’re also organized and able to structure and prioritize activities and projects.


  • HBO degree 
  • At least 2 years’ working experience in a relevant field;
  • Advanced skills in Excel;
  • Retail experience is a pre.
What we offer
  • Annual bonus on personal and business objectives
  • 24 paid vacation days, with the possibility to purchase 5 more (based on 38 hours)
  • Travel allowance
  • A company laptop and mobile phone
  • Attractive pension plan
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy
  • Working for a dynamic, international organization with lots of (international) opportunities to grow

Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!

Curious what’s next?
Nelleke Moormann (Recruiter) will review your application and will get back to you in due course. When you are selected you will be invited for a first job interview. When we are both enthusiast we will invite you for the second interview. In that second interview we’d like to get to know you even better. To do so we will ask you to take an online assessment. Are we still a great match? Then we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse!

Got Q's and need A's?

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) it may take longer than usual before you receive a response to your application. In addition, physical interviews will no longer take place, but instead we will schedule a telephone conversation with you so we can get to know you better. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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