Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands DHL Express req83805 18/09/2019
Controller (1 FTE)

Reports to
Working under the supervision of the team leader controlling

Job purpose
Ensure high quality/ cost effective managerial reporting in accordance with accounting principles and all relevant corporate policies.


• Preparation of financial reports, budgets, cost reports and financial forecasts on a regular basis
• Perform month-end closing activities according to month-end schedule
• Analysis of month-end results and management reporting
• Ensure that all financial data is in compliance with corporate accounting policies and IFRS
• Participate in system/process improvement and standardization initiatives
• Review and improve existing processes
• Managing day-to-day finance controlling operations
• Investigation of queries and abnormalities
• Ensuring that the decision makers in the company understand the financial implications of the missions they set for their company in a specific period
• Control cost center structure
• Preparation of cost allocations
• Prepare system/interface reconciliations in terms of all possible categories (accounts/cost centers)
• Prepare/process accruals and provisions if necessary
• Master the financial transparency in line with IFRS and DP DHL policy
• Ensure positive relationship with the business partners (in particular the country controlling organization)
• Master the processes of other financial departments to ensure they follow correct accounting principles and corporate policies

Experience / knowledge / skills
• University level in Accounting/Controlling or equivalent by experience
• Good knowledge of IFRS principles is considered and asset
• Good knowledge of Controlling principles
• PC-Skills: Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Expert Microsoft Office Excel
• Language skills: Good knowledge of English, other European languages are considered an asset
• System knowledge: Good knowledge of Oracle/SAP applications and data extraction tools like Oracle Discoverer
• Good in numbers and very strong analytical skills
• Independent thinker
• Good stress resistance, ability to work with short deadlines, ability to work on various tasks at the same time
• Positive can do mentality, always looking for improvements
• Team player

Making Customers More Successful • Shaping Direction • Driving High Performance • Developing Others • Developing Self.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    38 hours per week

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express Netherlands

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only