Corporate Controller

DLL Group
Eindhoven / Netherlands; Düsseldorf / Germany; Amsterdam / Netherlands
Competitive salary + benefits
22 Mar 2023
22 Apr 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Corporate Controller

Experienced Finance professional from a Big 4 audit firm who is ready for the next step

Do you believe businesses should have a bigger ambition than short term profit? If you do, join DLL’s mission. We provide original financial solutions to sustain success for generations.

Are you our new Financial/Internal Control professional? As an experienced professional, you will contribute to bringing Internal and Financial Control at DLL to the next level. Do you think solid, reliable financial data and controls makes the difference between a good and a great company? Would you like to be part of a highly diverse, international team? Then we would like to hear from you!

Day to day:

What does the role look like?

In this global Group Controller role, as part of Group Control within the Group Finance department, you will safeguard that DLL’s financial reporting processes, policies, IFRS accounting manual and Risk Control Framework are embedded in our local organizations (more than 30, across Europe, Asia and North/Latin America) across the globe in an effective and efficient way. This will be done through on-site reviews, applying financial audit/review techniques. In addition, the role encompasses participating in Global projects to improve the Finance function as well as hands-on support to enhance the level of Financial Control in our local entities. Overall, you will be highly involved in bringing the organizational mindset related to financial and internal control to the next level. As a Group Controller you will be a key player in streamlining and monitoring (ICFR) controls as well as creating control awareness across our global organization.

  • Execute on-site reviews of the financial reporting process (for example Month End Closing documentation) and internal/ICFR control effectiveness in DLL’s entities across the globe and identify opportunities for further maturing/improving these processes;
  • Report and discuss the findings of the reviews to relevant Country Management Teams (e.g. local CEO, local CFO) and translate improvement areas into concrete advice to improve and streamline the internal control environment;
  • Monitor the follow-up of the findings;
  • For specific local entities, act as coach/mentor and provide hands-on support to enhance the financial closing processes and further embedding the control culture by creating awareness and bringing the internal control mindset to the next maturity level.
  • Promote thinking in processes, risks and controls;
  • Search for root causes of identified issues, by thinking outside the traditional Finance function to help to create solutions for the identified issues together with the business;
  • Keeping your knowledge of internal controls/IFRS/banking regulations on track.
  • Manage/participate in global initiatives e.g. to implement new systems, procedures and processes.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor Group policies, guidance documents and toolkits on Internal control topics and financial processes (e.g. Segregation of Duties, Electronic Audit Evidence).

All members enjoy

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity.
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs.
  • Check this link to an overview of all benefits in your region.

“Experience is not everything, we need candidates with an open, adaptable mindset.”


What do you bring to DLL?

  • You love financials and controls!
  • University degree in business, economics, finance, accounting or business economics;
  • Certified or almost certified Dutch RA / U.S. CPA/ACCA/ACA/FCCA or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a financial auditing role at a Big 4 firm;
  • Knowledge of Internal Control concepts, as well as knowledge of IFRS.

You play well with others!

  • You bring Passion and Energy to the team.
  • Excellent communicator and stakeholder manager;
  • Great at building relationships with local executives and staff across the globe as well as building a network and connecting with other non-Finance functions.
  • Sensitive to organizational matters and cultural differences;
  • Translate theory and policies into practical advice;
  • Capable to translate processes into the impact on the financials and the relevant controls;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as proven influencing capabilities.

You love what you do!

  • Proud after a good day’s work;
  • Willing to travel 20% of the time (under non-pandemic circumstances);
  • Great sense of humor.


In addition to what you can bring to DLL, the following extras we consider as “bonus”:

  • Experience with auditing leasing companies/banks/financial services;
  • Experience with auditing soft controls;
  • Experience working in international, multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience in interim management/consultancy, with focus on improving Finance Functions in general, optimizing Financial close and embedding controls in an organization
Choose wellbeing

DLL’s wellbeing ambition is to educate, equip and empower members to build connections, manage their mental, emotional, physical and financial wellness and maintain balance between work and the other priorities that make up their lives.

Our four wellbeing categories are as follows:

  • Connection – Build meaningful connections with other DLL members
  • Health – Manage mental, emotional and physical health
  • Finance – Provide learning opportunities to help members achieve personal financial health
  • Lifestyle – Maintain balance between work and life priorities

These are the things that matter to our members and the wellbeing of our members matters to DLL

Settling in

At DLL, we are many things. We are team members, family members, community member. We are members of society, members of different cultures and nationalities. Members of change. We each have different beliefs, different passions, different viewpoints, talents and interests. We become from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and histories.But for all of our differences, we share one thing in common: each of us are members of DLL.

Our company was founded in the Netherlands. But today we are truly a multinational business. Our unique culture is rooted in higher collaboration, less hierarchy and a honest directness that enable us to integrate, ideate and innovate across country lines.

Many companies say they are European, American, Asian or Australian, at DLL we are all these places and more.We are a cross-culture collaborative – an interconnected network – that comes together every single day with one goal in mind: Partnering for a better world

Good to know:

  • Deadline for application: April 30th 2023
  • Reporting to Global head of Group Control
  • The selection process may involve an assessment.
  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via our career website
  • DLL’s referral program applies
  • #LI-remote
  • For more information, please contact our Global Talent Acquisition Partner, Dennis van Hoof via

DLL appreciates the time you spend applying to our openings. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring subject to successful completion of a background check.

DLL is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in accordance with our values and all applicable legislation.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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