HilverdaFlorist_Vacature Business Controller

Business Controller

Fulltime – HBO/WO – Dwarsweg 15, De Kwakel

What will you be doing?

As a Business Controller at HilverdaFlorist, you will be deployed in areas of expertise such as Business Control, Financial Control, Project Control, Data Analytics & Reporting. You will play a key role in (automating) processes and contribute to potential improvements in the use of our ERP and financial system. Additionally, you will conduct internal controls on the quality of the business through analysis and provide advice on optimizing efficiency and effectiveness within these processes. You will also ensure compliance with internal and external laws and regulations.

Furthermore, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing business cases through various (impact) analyses.
  • Managing various reporting processes for different stakeholders within the organization.
  • Conducting analyses on key business processes.
  • Evaluating and analysing financial data and trends.
  • Monitoring business performance and reporting to the executive team.
  • Contributing to further development regarding ESG reporting (CSRD).

You will report to the CFO of HilverdaFlorist Netherlands and you will be part of the finance team.

What we offer

You will have the opportunity to grow within a dynamic international organization with a variety of disciplines and people, each with their own expertise. You will have the space to develop yourself and the organization, with initiative-taking being valued.

At HilverdaFlorist, we aim to lead in the continually evolving floriculture sector, and you can contribute to this by elevating our processes and reports to the next level.

We are a company where we support each other in a pleasant, informal, and professional working atmosphere in a no-nonsense, open, honest, and flat organization. We value development and encourage it through training and education.

Additionally, you will receive competitive primary and secondary employment conditions commensurate with the position’s level of responsibility, including:

  • An attractive salary, depending on your knowledge and experience.
  • A full-time position of 40 hours per week; working 32 hours is negotiable.
  • Employment conditions in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Greenhouse Horticulture.
  • 25,5 vacation days bases on full-time employment and the possibility to buy 7 additional days.
  • Good pension scheme.
  • Travel expense reimbursement.

HilverdaFlorist as your new employer

HilverdaFlorist focuses on breeding, propagation, and development of a wide range of cut flowers, potted plants, and garden plants. This is done with a strong drive and focus on innovation. HilverdaFlorist is the supplier of high-quality young plant material suitable for every climate and cultivation need. Our range consists of starting material in seeds, cuttings, and tissue culture.

Our mission is simple: to excel together for a flourishing future. To achieve this, we focus on four core values: innovation, ambition, partnership, and reliability. HilverdaFlorist’s head office is located in De Kwakel. Here in The Netherlans, we work with 150 people in an international context. Together with our other branches in Colombia, Kenya, India, and Canada, HilverdaFlorist can provide all customers worldwide with the best products and

What do we expect from you?

You are a financial expert with knowledge of production and commercial activities. Additionally, you are resourceful, have investigative qualities, and possess strong communication and analytical skills.

Furthermore, you should have:

  • A completed HBO or university education in financial or business administration, or demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting, financial forecasting, and cost calculation.
  • Experience with the use of ERP systems.
  • A practical understanding of financial modelling.
  • Strong analytical skills and a structured, accurate approach.
  • Problem-solving ability, proactive, self-starter, independent, results-oriented, and a good team player.
  • Solid IT skills.
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English, both in writing and verbally.


Interested? Apply now!

Send your CV and cover letter to Marije Buizer, HR Manager, via email, vacature@hilverdaflorist.com.

For any inquiries, please contact Marc Rost, CFO. You can reach him by phone or WhatsApp at 06 20 25 14 92 or via email, m.rost@hilverdaflorist.com.

With this vacancy, we aim to recruit our new colleague ourselves. Therefore, this is not a solicitation for acquisition.