Kobelco Vacancy

Assistant Controller (fulltime 40 hrs. p/w)

27 Jun 2018

General outline/responsibilities of Finance & Accounting (F&A) within KCME:
KCME’s F&A group is responsible for Finance and Accounting processes of its European branches and subsidiaries. The focus is to process financial transactions/payments timely, correctly and accurately. F&A is also responsible to comply to KCMJ’s auditing rules, to comply with Dutch GAAP, J-Sox as well as local applicable (tax)-laws and country-specific obligations.
Within the company, we have an international team, and the company language is English.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and reporting (financial issues) related to (monthly/periodic) Profit and Loss- statements as well as the balance sheet
  • Create (Draft) monthly reports and analysis for discussion purposes
  • Support internal and external reporting requirements
  • Assist with (internal) audit and compliance projects
  • Initiate improvements with regards to reporting and analysis
  • Assist with general finance activities such as (but not limited to) credit card, AP, expense bookings
  • Act as a replacement when team F&A – members are absent
  • Active participation and input in F&A-projects
  • Prepare financial input for KCME’s budgets (twice a year)
  • Responsible for and providing ad-hoc reports/analysis to the Finance & Accounting Group Manager

Key requirements and level of qualifications:
The level of operations is set at “MBO/HBO level” with the requirement to attend relevant courses to keep up to date with accounting developments.

  • previous track record/working experience in a similar financial position with
    3-5 year experience, preferably in an international environment with a background in the construction, agricultural or similar machinery industry would be preferable
  • Excellent administrative and problem-solving skills
  • (Internal) audit and compliance experience
  • SAP Business objects/reporting tool experience
  • Proficiency in English, a second language preferred
  • Affinity with IT
  • Discrete and confidential attitude and behavior
  • Communication skills and a team player.


The AC is prepared to travel regularly to KCME’s branches and subsidiaries. Effective travel is maximum 10% of the total job time.

We offer:
• A challenging position in a multi-cultural international company
• A no-nonsense working environment

If you wish to apply for the above position, please send your motivation letter, CV and salary expectations to KCME’s HR & GA Manager, Mathilde Pesch mathilde.pesch@kobelco.com

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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