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Controller (m/f)

Controller (m/f)

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As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and supporty industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We've been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6.000 employees are working on this permanent chaellenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


In Leiderdorp we are looking for a Controller (m/f). As a start he contract will be limited to one year with prospect of a permanent contract.


Financial and full payroll administration

  • Processing of all financial transactions of all business units, such as customer invoicing, vendor invoices and payments, expenses, Intercompany- and customer invoices, electronic bank statement processing, A/R debtor collection
  • Full payroll administration


Month-end closing and Reporting

  • Preparing of month / quarter / year-end BPC reporting for all Dutch entities (Bruker Nederland B.V., Bruker Finance B.V., Bruker Chemical Analysis B.V.)
  • Control over and reconciliation of all balance sheet and Profit and loss accounts
  • Margin analysis of all business units
  • Controlling and valuating all stocks of the entity
  • Controlling work-in-progress balances by month, quarter and at year-end
  • Maintaining the cost allocations to all business units
  • Reconciling of balance sheet accounts per month-, quarter and year-end
  • Compliance during month, quarter and year-end closing procedures with SOX-compliance checklists as set by Bruker Corporate Finance
  • Handling budget and forecast process through liaison with commercial and operational managers as well as division and group controllers.


Tax, audit and insurances

  • Management of insurances of the Dutch entities, in co-operation with insurance agency and Bruker HQ
  • Preparing VAT reporting and related reporting, such as ICL, CBS, etc.
  • Supporting internal and external financial and tax audits


  • Educated at HEAO/HBO level or acquired through relevant working experience
  • Experience within an international, financially orientated work environment
  • Experience with ERP and accounting systems such as SAP is a must, Experience with consolidation and reporting systems such as BPC or Hyperion is considered a strong plus; knowledge of US GAAP is required
  • Flexible mentality with good social and communication skills
  • Acting as right hand and as back up for the Financial Controller and supporting the Financial Controller and Statutory Director in various tasks in case of his absence
  • Able to communicate efficiently with colleagues at all levels within the organization and with third parties. Customer focus and profit oriented
  • Self-starter with can-do mentality and willingness to take ownership. Willing to take initiative and able to establish clear priorities and work under pressure, able to meet tight deadlines
  • Fluent in Dutch and English