Manager Business Control


West Coast Supply Group (WCSG) is a trusted multinational distributor of reputable Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs). They have made it their business to provide an excellent distribution experience to their clients and partners. They operate globally thanks to local experts on their team. They open doors to new business and networks worldwide while creating mutually beneficial relationships with their partners.

In 1975, their journey started in Leiden, the Netherlands. Back in the day, they commenced their operation from a small warehouse. Today, they have grown into a reputable international company in their industry. Thanks to their history, rapid expansion and experiences acquired along the way WCSG is now a global player with worldwide distribution centres and a multicultural team of specialists that caters to the needs of each specific market.

At West Coast Supply Group I can be myself. I feel cared for and I have opportunities to grow. It is a fast-paced and fun environment with an open culture.

The ideal candidate

  • Master degree in Business Administration, preferably followed by a chartered controller qualification (RC degree or equivalent);
  • Minimal 6-8 years’ experience in Business Control or 3-5 years in a comparable position. 2 years of experience leading a team of >3 direct reports. Work experience in wholesale, retail or e-commerce is a plus;
  • Fluent in English; 
  • Microsoft Office skills, advanced Excel skills. Nice to have: BI skills (preferably Qlikview /Qlik sense) and ERP experience (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics Navision, SAP, Salesforce or Microsoft Axapta F&O); 
  • Strong (coaching and inspirational) leadership qualities;
  • You can build relationships within your team and within the business to partner with them; 
  • You set and achieve goals for yourself and the teams;
  • You are entrepreneurial: you need little guidelines to come up with what needs to be done, and you are flexible in changing course when opportunities arise or the business asks for it. Your day is done when you see the work is done, not necessarily at 17:00.


The job profile

This is your chance to join one of the most successful and growing distributor of premium FMCGs in a pivotal role, supporting the future growth strategy! Are you an experienced Financial who not only wants to crunch numbers but also wants to be the liaison between Finance and the business, and provide leadership to a team? Are you ready to make an impact?

As a Manager Business Control you are responsible for the team Business Control (3-4 direct reports). In this position you provide assertive leadership to 3-4 (sr.) professional employees and add value towards Board & MT on content and attitude. You are reporting to the CFO Marc Alblas.

The Manager Business Control provides (together with his/her team) reports, insights and analysis to the management of WCSG on which reliable decisions could be made to manage the company. The environment is not yet fully structured; a lot happens ad hoc. Therefore, initiative is key to be successful in this role.

Are you interested?

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