Vacature: Senior Business Controller - EMEAI | The Netherlands Vacature - Alphen aan den Rijn, (Select) 2408 AV
Senior Business Controller - EMEAI | The Netherlands
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V. | 
Financial economic / Accountancy| 
Alphen aan den Rijn | 
40 hour 
Bachelor - University

Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

  Financial economic / Accountancy
   Alphen aan den Rijn
Bachelor - University
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first-class, high-quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture, and sell histological and cytological instruments and consumables. 

We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. Currently, about 250 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is our story'.

We are now looking for an ambitious

Senior Business Controller - EMEAI | The Netherlands

The position

In this role, you are responsible for Sakura Europe’s business and financial performance management and the full management reporting cycle. You enable a data-driven culture so that the company can continuously improve its financial abilities to achieve its long-term strategic ambitions. Also, you set up and manage internal and external business cases, respectively with your peers and with our customers, both pro-active and supportive when asked.

You are the strategic and tactic mind in this process, you set clear policies, you manage the process, you set up and utilize modern IT tools and you coordinate all relevant efforts, actions, and continuous improvements. The ideal candidate for this role is customer-oriented, communicative, influential, well organized, and looks for a continuous impact. The Senior Business Controller reports directly to the CFO.

You are

  • responsible for the EMEAI business performance management & management reporting
  • a trusted advisor to the Executive Team
  • able to set up and lead the EMEAI controlling policies & processes incl. the multi-year business plans, a business intelligence model, commercial support model, and IT landscape
  • part of the reporting authority body, co-responsible for a reliable and value-add reporting structure
  • responsible as project executive or project steering group member for various predefined projects, both local and global
  • willing and able to international travel for 5-10% of your time 
  • a self-starter, an independent expert, and above all: a pleasant colleague!

You have

  • a minimum of 8-10 years' relevant experience, incl. multi-year experience in a senior (international) role
  • a bachelor or master degree in business economics / MBA / accountancy (RC/EMFC is a pre)
  • the ability to communicate effectively and engage your stakeholders
  • experience in setting up an international and highly digitized management reporting environment
  • strong business acumen, analytical skills, and a can-do mentality


  • live in The Netherlands and feel at home in an international environment
  • achieve business opportunities together with the business owners
  • initiate, participate and facilitate companywide projects and improvements programs
  • easily communicate at a strategic, tactical, and operational level
  • can express yourself fluently in English and Dutch, both verbal and written
  • want to be part of a company that is making a human impact in cancer treatment

The invitation

Would you like to be part of a healthy, privately owned company and an ambitious team? Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth. Sakura offers an interesting employment package, including a gross yearly salary of approximately € 85.000, - (including 8% holiday pay) an attractive bonus structure, 29 vacation days. a fully paid pension plan, a daily freshly prepared lunch, and a gym discount. And we are interested in what drives you to be successful!

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today by using our Online Application Form.
If you have further questions or would like more information about this job, please contact Mrs. Elsbeth de Mooij (HR Business Partner),


Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Contact information
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.
Mrs. Elsbeth de Mooij
Flemingweg 10
2408 AV Alphen aan den Rijn

Tel: +31 (0)88 5920038
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