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Business Controller Optics in Huizen


Are you passionate about providing central business reporting? Are you motivated by optimizing processes? Would you like to work with one of the best-known brands in Northern Europe? At Specsavers we offer you the possibility of professional development and exciting challenges in the position as Junior Finance Business Controller.

You will become part of the Dutch Finance team which consists of five people under the lead of the Head of Finance. In the department we, among other, focus on KPI reporting, budgets, monthly reports, projects, cost center reporting, campaign modelling, valuations etc.

Provide critical support with financial reporting
In the role as Junior Finance Business Controller, you will provide support in adding a financial element, approach and viewpoint to every aspect of the Specsavers business in such a way that before, during and after fulfillment adequate financial insight and control of the business is achieved. You will be responsible for:

  • running and improving the daily, weekly and monthly business intelligence reporting
  • improve/produce BI reports in Pentaho and act as the contact person for developer
  • participate in month end reporting cycle, make sure all recharges are done timely
  • assisting with annual budget cycle for our stores and head office
  • preparing, distributing and assisting in discussing monthly cost center reporting
  • assist in preparing financial projections and valuations for our stores
  • assist in business modelling and campaign review


You will also act as the first point of contact for our UK Account Payables team in Nottingham in case they have queries on non-compliant head office invoices.

Diligent, structured and hands-on

In the role as Junior Finance Business Controller it is important that you have a hands-on approach since you could get a lot of ad hoc queries. We are in search of a person who likes to deliver change and who can keep calm in high-pressure situations. We are in search of a person to provide pro-active solutions to improve processes and who likes to work in a fast-paced environment. Furthermore, you will need to have great attention to detail while still being able to keep an overview. To possess this position, you must:

  • have 0-2 years of working experience
  • as a minimum hold an HBO level degree
  • have excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • have excellent knowledge of Dutch and English (verbal and written)

You will report to our Senior Finance Operations Manager, working in close collaboration with your team based in our Dutch Support Office currently located in Huizen. From January 2019 we will move the office to Maarssen.

Ready to help transform healthcare on the high street?

Fantastic. We would be delighted to hear from you. Our external partner Werkman de Jong are supporting us in the recruitment of this role, so please send your application directly to their consultant Arjan Hendriksen at

We’re on the lookout for the right person now, so apply ASAP and you’ll hear from us soon. Start date is 1st of November (possibly before depending on availability).

We look forward to hearing from you! In the meantime, read more about us at www.specsavers.com

About Specsavers

Life is for living. That’s why our smart, passionate and fun-loving team at Specsavers have made it our mission to help as many people as possible receive accessible eye care and audiology. Now, having been industry leaders in technology and service, we’re entering a new era providing accessible healthcare on the high street.

Let’s make a difference, together.

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Fulltime (startersfunctie)

Huizen | Noord-Holland | Winkelwerk / Retail / Detailhandel | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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