Financial Controller


Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam is a fast growing and international processor and trader in the plant based oleochemicals industry. We are a strong proponent of sustainable growth and are strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and are a pioneer in that field in our industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam.

Due to the expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for a confident and accurate: 

Financial Controller

Are you ready for the next step in your career? We are looking for an ambitious financial professional to join the finance team. After learning all the ins and outs, becoming familiar with the required processes, and gaining enough experience in due time you would have the opportunity to be promoted to Senior Financial Controller. To be successful in this position it is important is to have a strong attention to detail and ability to understand “the bigger picture” in relation to our business model and the necessary controls.

Main responsibilities:

  • Receive, code and double entry purchase invoices in the financial system
  • Manage the authorization process of the purchase and intercompany cost invoices
  • Prepare payments to intercompany subsidiaries
  • Reconcile intercompany statements of subsidiaries
  • Liaise with subsidiaries regarding intercompany reconciliation
  • Reconcile stock position at month end and analyse differences
  • Liaise with operations regarding stocks and production
  • Reconcile and register stock movement with purchases, sales, production, and stock adjustments
  • Prepare monthly production report
  • Monitor clearing accounts regarding stocks, production, and invoices to be received
  • Monitor general ledger to obtain consistency and completeness of fixed and variable costs
  • Assist Senior Financial Controller with month end/year end closing and monthly reporting
  • Assist Senior Financial Controller/Finance Manager with ad hoc requests and test and implement new functionalities in SAP

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Masters or bachelor’s degree (HBO education) in finance and accounting or comparable
  • Preferably an RA degree or studying for that
  • 4 years’ experience in financial control and accounting, must have dealt with month and year end closing
  • Speaking/reading/writing fluent English, with excellent communication skills
  • Experience in reporting preferably in a production environment
  • Experience with ERP systems preferable SAP
  • Excellent knowledge of/and skills in Excel/BI
  • Knowledge of Dutch GAAP and IFRS

More about Wilmar Europe
Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Botlek-Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International is founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents. Wilmar is a strong proponent of sustainable growth and is strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and is a pioneer in that field in her industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is based in Rotterdam. In addition, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

Quality, service and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry.

We offer you: 
A dynamic and a Rotterdam based job within an inspiring team with the opportunity to bring up your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. Wilmar Europe offers an attractive salary and benefits package:

  • 30 holidays per year
  • A 13th month
  • A pension scheme paid in full by Wilmar
  • Participation in the employer's collective fitness scheme and health insurance
  • Various other insurances paid for by Wilmar
  • Work from home possibilities

If you are interested in this vacancy and working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar, you can also check on our international website



Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

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