Controller (Nr. H09/19)
Location: Heerlen, Netherlands

Who we are:

NPROXX is a global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing Type 4 pressure vessels for the storage of hydrogen under high pressure. Drawing on 40 years‘ experience in carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) products and systems in various industries NPROXX provides composite tank systems and tailor made solutions for hydrogen storage applications: Transport and storage (up to 500 bar), heavy duty vehicles (350 bar), automotive (700 bar).


NPROXX is looking for a controller who takes the responsibility for controlling different aspects of the company and business; commercial controlling, project controlling, cost controlling, investments monitoring, cash monitoring, Budget / Business plan, Approval of purchase requests, Reporting to Management team and controlling IT implementations such as SAP.

Your tasks:

– Business Plan and annual budget: Prepare the business plan, the annual budget and reports in close collaboration with the responsible Directors/managers of production and operations.
– Sparring partner: Be a sparring partner to our managers, directors and managing director in respect to management and control of firm’s processes in the applicable business area.
– Monitoring/controlling: Monitoring and controlling of actual costs, FTE, work in progress, investments, production, projects,… The purpose is financial control of the business area.
– Forecasts: prepare forecasts for the business area and calculate consequences of special projects with respect to costs and revenues within the guidelines of the Corporate Controlling strategy and the planning & controlling calendar of NPROXX, in order to make analyses, identify risks & opportunities and formulate proposals for NPROXX
– Business cases: Prepare business cases for capital expenditures in order to contribute to the business decision making of NPROXX.
– Planning and control cycle: contribute to the development, implementation and use of an effective system for financial-economical planning and control in order to give insight to planning, steering and control of activities to support the realization of financial objectives.
– Management information: Collect, interpret and edit financial data and provide periodical and ad hoc reports and analyses, which enables management and stakeholders to make (timely) decisions.
– Annual reporting & auditing: support corporate accounting & treasuring with the preparation of the annual report and the different audits, within the boundaries of legal accounting principles (IFRS), in order to produce auditable figures.

Your profile:

– Degree qualified (HBO, University) in a relevant discipline (Finance & Accounting, Business, etc.) with previous experience working as controller, preferably in a technical environment
– 5+ years relevant controlling experience.
– Broad background in activities such as business plan and annual budgeting, setting up business cases, controlling & monitoring, creating clear and insightful forecasts, setting up clear financial reporting to management.
– Accounting knowledge is a plus
– Strong communication skills and highly analytical and decisive with the ability to build effective working relationships within a project organization
– Proven practical leadership experience, and strong financial coaching ability towards organization
– Strong analytical, problem-solving, administrative and organizational skills
– Solid written and presentation skills
– Seeking optimization and continuous improvement
– Stress resistant and well organized
– Communication skills (spoken and written) in the English and Dutch language
– Basics in German language is a plus
– Hands on
– Experience in a start-up desirable (is a plus).
– Lives in the area or willing to relocate

Reporting line:

to Headquarters Site Director NPROXX B.V. and Managing Director NPROXX

We offer:

– An open and collegial corporate culture
– Future-oriented and innovative products, exciting prospects and the opportunity to help shape the emission-free mobility of the future
– Very good primary and secondary employment conditions.
– The applicant will have a permanent contract

Applications in writing to:

HR Department / Karim Wolfs
Vogt 21
6422 RK Heerlen
Cell phone +31 6 48 06 35 26

or by e-mail to stating the vacancy no. to submit.