Vacature Assistant Business Controller (Project Based)

Assistant Business Controller (Project Based) in Vlissingen

Assistant Business Controller (Project Based)

About us

Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. The Naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group is established in Vlissingen and in Schiedam. It is a company with more than 850 professionals, and a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding, its original roots stem back more than 150 years. For more than 50 years Damen Naval has been the dedicated shipbuilder for the Royal Netherlands Navy. Based on decades of accumulated experience, Damen Naval offers navies worldwide a broad range of defence and security vessels, ranging from 7m to more than 200m in length. Damen Naval is the only supplier of naval vessels in the Netherlands. Damen Naval has delivered more than 420 vessels to satisfied customers all over the world and have has earned a reputation for excellence along the way. While taking pride in heritage, Damen Naval is also looking towards the future. Are you ready for duty?

The role

For this interim role Damen Naval is looking for an Assistant Business Controller who can start on short notice on a temporary basis. As Assistant Business Controller, you will assist in financial and risk management of the company and all its projects and proposals. You will support the Business Controller in monitoring of ongoing company & project results. As Assistant Business Controller you will be accountable for accurate financial and qualitative analysis, and you will be responsible for performing financial integrity in the day-to-day financial management. You will also operate as Project Controller for small projects.

Key accountabilities

As Assistant Business Controller (Project Based) you will:

  • Assist the Business Controller in all monthly and quarterly reporting of the company to the Management Team, in close cooperation with financial control and group control.
  • Support project and tender control of all active projects and proposals, including risk management, cash flow management, cost control, forecasting, reporting, contract management, monitoring progress. This in close cooperation with financial control, the process of applying for corporate or bank guarantees, and export credit and insurance.
  • Support the Business Controller who is responsible for the total cash flow/ treasury of the company, in close cooperation with financial control and group treasury.
  • Support with monthly planning and control cycle, monitoring and actively managing the total risk profile of the company and with the total claims overview of the company and in the yearly business plan cycle.
  • Support in monitoring and actively managing the stage gate overview and making sure that every project and proposal stays within the approved budgets.

Skills & experience

As Assistant Business Controller (Project Based) you will need to have:

  • Bachelor degree level in a relevant financial discipline.
  • Minimum of at least five years of progressively responsible financial contract management experience
  • Extensive experience with and understanding of financial contract and project management
  • Proven experience with financial management.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language written and verbal.
  • Competence: customer orientation, teamwork, result orientation, behavioural flexibility, quality orientation.
  • Excellent antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent multiyear EU citizenship combined with permanent EU work visa are all requirements of the recruitment process for viable candidates, given the military nature of clients and projects.

What we offer

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end, we invest in all our employees by offering:

  • A technology and innovation focused, dynamic, international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits.
  • A comprehensive introduction to shipbuilding for anyone without a naval or maritime background.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


Are you interested in the position of Assistant Business Controller (Project Based), and do you recognize yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal .
For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note, that only candidates with a permanent EU citizenship together with a permanent valid EU work visa can be considered as viable candidates. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process. #LI-DNS1

Functie:assistant business controller project
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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