Vacature Controller (global)


Functieomschrijving Controller (global)

In the context of growth and further professionalization, Dunlop Protective Footware is looking for an controller for its global team.

Investment in marketing, sales, technology and people takes place continuously in order to achieve growth. We are therefore always looking for people with an attitude aimed at innovation and improvement through a hands-on mentality. If you want to be part of the ambitious growth aspirations and you have these competences, then we are looking for you!

The Controller assists the Group Controller in improving financial processes, in- and external reporting and providing support to management in their decision process. You are constantly looking for optimization of (financial) processes and improvements of profitability. You report to the Group Controller and have frequent contact with both the Finance managers as (commercial) management of the various entities in The Netherlands, USA and Portugal

Altogether a varied and challenging job for a controller who wants to develop further in both financial as business control in a dynamic commercial international environment.

Curious to read more about the organization, culture and your potential new colleagues? Please read this interview with Jeroen Troost who you will report to and work close together and Inge Wilson who can tell you everything about the Dunlop Protective Footwear culture.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Closing and consolidation of the group
  • Operational planning and forecasting
  • Reporting versus plan; variance analysis and proposal of corrective actions; both internal as preparation for the Board and other external parties
  • Provide pro-active advise to management re. profitability development of the group
  • Support statutory and tax reporting
  • Improvements in internal control framework
  • Support cash flow forecasting process and optimize working capital
  • Ad-hoc analysis and involvement in key projects
  • Development and analysis of product, customer and channel profitability reporting in Power BI


  • Successful completed University Degree Business & Economics or Administration & Management
  • 3-5 years ( minimum) of work experience in a similar role, preferably in an international commercial production organization
  • Good knowledge of English, spoken and written
  • Strong communication skills, ambitious, driven, pro-active and entrepreneurial
  • Analytical, accurate, solution-oriented
  • Experience in the use of Management Information Systems (ERP’s), Microsoft AX or D365 and Cognos is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (10% of time)


Dunlop Protective Footwear is the global market leader in safety footwear within the boots segment. With an excellent brand name and a worldwide position of its Purofort products, Dunlop is active in the design, development and manufacture of high quality boots. It offers its customers worldwide high quality safety boots for professional use in sectors such as agriculture, food processing, construction, infrastructure, mining and oil & gas. The three advanced production locations are located in Leiria (Portugal), Havre de Grace (USA) and Raalte (The Netherlands) where also the organization's headquarter is located.

A modern dynamic work environment with room for personal input and initiative. An informal atmosphere contributes to a pleasant working climate. You also get a lot of responsibility. The job is challenging and there are plenty of opportunities for development!

If you have any questions you can contact Marion Kok-Hetebrij at 06-5359730

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Uw contactpersoon voor deze vacature:

Marion Kok Managing Consultant - Finanxe Zwolle +31 (0)6 5359 3730 Finanxe Marjon_0454

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