Group Financial Controller


Royal BAM Group, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, is a successful European construction group. BAM is known for prestigious projects, innovative solutions and professional staff. With a history stretching back more than 150 years, and through a variety of acquisitions, the company has transformed from a small carpentry business into a truly international construction firm. 

BAM is one of a few large companies to have set science-based targets to reduce the CO2 intensity of its operations by 50 per cent in 2030 compared to 2015, and is committed to maintaining its place on the Climate Change A list. This commitment is set out in BAM’s strategy for 2021-2023, called ‘Building a sustainable tomorrow’, which also aims to provide employees with safe and rewarding work, and generate attractive returns for shareholders.

For the BAM finance department, the goal is to develop into a supporting and challenging business partner that actively contributes to achieving BAM’s strategic goals. This role of Group Financial Controller plays a pivotal role in transforming the financial control function of BAM in a more forward looking financial planning & analysis function. Together with the Group Control team, you will shape an optimised standard of (automated) management reporting. A great challenge to combine your finance knowledge with your data and IT savviness!

The ideal candidate

  • A graduate from a university of applied sciences in Business Administration, Business Economics or Accountancy; 
  • 5-10 years relevant work experience, preferably international;
  • Experience with reporting, and an ability to distinguish primary and secondary issues;
  • You are ‘IT savvy’; experience with SAP BPC or any other similar consolidation tool (HFM, Tagetik etc) is important;
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel and Power-point;
  • A good command of English (written and spoken). All relevant reports are drafted in English;
  • A robust, open discussion partner at all levels, both internal and external.

Above all, a great colleague, warm personality, no ego issues, humble, honest, committed, result focused, a team player who wants to achieve the best results with and within a great team.

"You will play an important role in explaining the financial results of Royal BAM Group, using the relevant dashboards and business insights. In this position you will work closely together with and report to the Director Group Control. You will serve as a key user with respect to a number of financial information systems, e.g. SAP BPC (planning and consolidation)."

The job profile

For BAM’s Group Control Department, we are looking for a Group Financial Controller with strong affinity for information provision and financial applications. Together with your colleagues in this global control team (ca. 8 FTE), you will be responsible for preparing consolidated monthly and quarterly management reports, and assist with the preparation of the external consolidated financial statements  for BAM. You will play an important role in explaining the information, using the relevant dashboards and business insights. Next to this, you have great analytical skills and affinity with underlying reporting systems. You will work closely together with the Director Group Control. You will serve as a key user with respect to a number of financial information systems, e.g. SAP BPC (planning and consolidation). You will have the freedom to work proactively on a number of projects, including improvement projects. 

Are you interested?

If you would like to know more about the position or receive the extended job profile, please contact Maureen.