Financial Controller

Financial Controller


Are you ready to make Finance fit for the future?

Are you able to analyse financial information in a quick and high-quality way? Is it your wish to grow together with us on an international level? If the answer is three times yes, maybe you will be our new Financial Controller!

Your work environment

Blauwtrust Groep connects the housing related supply and demand for residential mortgage funding in the Netherlands through its entities De Hypotheker, Conneqt, Quion and Dutch Mortgage Portfolio Management (DMPM).

With 30+ years of experience the Blauwtrust Groep has built up a solid position in the Dutch residential mortgage market by providing consumers, intermediaries and investors with high quality products and services. Each individual Blauwtrust Groep company provides their customers with best in class propositions, aiming for the highest customer satisfaction.

At the same time the sum of the Blauwtrust Groep entities provides a full offering from consumer to investor which, from within one independent group, is unique in the Netherlands. This allows us to provide investors with a 'one stop shop' entry to the Dutch residential mortgage market and to provide intermediaries and consumers with high quality mortgage products and services.

We have the ambition to build and grow further, the Netherlands is not our limit. More and more international ambition will boost your development too.

The parent company BTG sets up group-wide strategy, goals and parameters in order to give guidelines to the subsidiary companies and to serve them with the appropriate support in, amongst other things, accounting & financial control, group control, compliance, audit, legal and privacy.

We have an informal working atmosphere in which we think it is important to focus on the development of the organisation as well as the employees. We focus on qualitative results in a qualitative way.

You will join the team of Accounting & Reporting. The total amount of employees is 14. You will report to the manager Group Accounting & Reporting Services.

What are you going to do as our new financial controller?

As financial controller you oversee all of the financial and management information of the Blauwtrust Groep entities (Quion, Conneqt, De Hypotheker Associatie and DMPM). You set up reports and annual accounts together with different departments. You give solicited and unsolicited advice regarding the reports from a financial point of view. Moreover, you focus on the possible and needed improvements. Because of your enthusiasm, implementation of the improvements will be a logical consequence.

In short, as a financial controller:  

  • You prepare, consolidate and analyse the financial and management information of the BTG entities;
  • You set up and implement financial processes;
  • You draw up internal and external reports;
  • You are responsible for monthly closing activities;
  • You ensure correct cash flow management and you will take the leading role in realizing further growth and development, also within an international setting;
  • You report to various departments, including group control, project management, sales, legal, HR and external supervisors such as the external accountant;
  • ·         You identify financial, fiscal and legal developments and you ensure necessary changes in the administration.

What do we prefer to see in our financial controller?

We prefer to see a critical as well as independent view with a proactive “hands-on” mentality. BTG is growing and in development. You have to fit this type of environment. You are the person who likes to think in solutions instead of problems. Every problem has a challenge within. Analysing, reporting and making the link between different stakeholders, that’s your mission and goal! You are the team player the team is waiting for.

In addition:

  • You have a degree in accounting, controlling or economy
  • You have experience in writing financial reports
  • You are aware of up to date tax legislation
  • You are aware of automation challenges and the way you can transfer the possibilities in this field in the right way of administration
  • You have at least 4 years of experience as a financial controller (experience in the financial market is of preference)


What do we offer you?

The Blauwtrust Groep is looking for top performers. Conversely, you can expect a lot from us. A pleasant, collegial culture with plenty of room for initiatives and many development opportunities. You will receive a complete and attractive package of employment conditions, including:

  • Salary scale between €4262 and €6086 gross based on 40 hours per week & 200 holiday hours;
  • Favourable pension scheme, a bicycle plan and the option of selling vacation days;
  • Numerous training and education options;
  • Flexible working, including partly working from home;
  • A centrally located modern office in Capelle aan den IJssel.


Are you interested in this position?

Are you the financial controller we are looking for? Please mail your CV and motivation to Would you like to know more about the content of the position? Please contact Joyce Schoenmaeckers (CFRO Blauwtrust Groep) on +31(0)611628482.