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Financial Controller

Mission of the job

  • Perform the timely reporting of the financial and operational information (actual, forecast, budget, dashboards, KPI’s, analysis etc.) for Wabtec Netherlands according to the procedures within Wabtec (SOX, accounting procedures, guidelines etc.)
  • Collaborate with the accounting team in the Netherlands to meet the Corporate requirements
  • Lead special projects for further optimization of accounting & reporting processes
  • Sparring partner Finance Manager


  • Perform the timely and accurate financial reporting for the Wabtec Netherlands operating unit
  • Ensure integrity of the General Ledger and adherence to the Wabtec accounting policies
  • Accurately maintain the Fixed Asset register
  • Prepare monthly analysis and ad-hoc when needed
  • Prepare the annual budget
  • Manage the cash to optimum levels
  • Ensure correctness & timeliness of payments
  • Prepare cash forecast including currency exposure.
  • Frequently update the intercompany pricing
  • Frequently update the cost prices in the ERP system
  • Perform external reporting (VAT, ICP, Intrastat and other statutory & statistical reporting)
  • Perform timely SOX testing within Wabtec Netherlands and meet with the US Stock Exchange regulations
  • Maintain the insurances portfolio
  • Contacts with the auditors to support year end audits (statutory)
  • Contacts with the fiscal advisors to support the filing of Tax returns
  • Contacts with banks
  • Other Finance and non-finance tasks for the benefit of the company, projects execution

Job characteristics

  • A completed financial study at Bachelor level, like Business Economics, Business Administration, Controlling or Accountancy
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience on the finance\ controlling roles
  • Experience in an industrial production company preferably with an international orientation
  • Knowledge of accounting & fiscal rules and practices (SOX, US GAAP)
  • Actively make proposals for improvement, able to set the right priorities and respond to unexpected situations
  • Independent and team player, responsible, self-reliant, result driven and reliable
  • Good analytical skills
  • Affinity with data and IT in combination with finance
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office especially Excel
  • Knowledge of EPICOR, Hyperion and Power BI is a plus
  • Fluent in Dutch and English

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