Group Financial Controller

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Group Financial Controller

Are you analytical and can you translate your findings into practical and concrete advice? Do you take ownership and do you enjoy further implementing and optimizing finance within our organization?

Then we have the perfect job for you!

Given the international nature of this position we invite candidates from both the Netherlands (region South) and Germany (region NRW) to apply. A Dutch candidate will be required to travel to our office in Königswinter on a regular basis.


As a Group Financial Controller, you will further organize and professionalize finance within I&L so that our organization is ready for the next step of data driven management. You will work independently and will support our 8 international branches at operational, tactical and strategic level. You have a lot of freedom to push the organization where necessary. You will report directly to the CFO.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You define the organization's financial policy and ensure the development of the necessary steering instruments.
  • You independently assess the financial effects of all activities.
  • You develop, renew and optimize administrative and financial processes and internal control.
  • You direct the financial progress of services, activities, projects and you consult with the department managers on a structural basis.
  • You advise on financial consequences of services, activities, projects and make financial analyses and are able to translate these into clear advice.
  • You take care of liquidity monitoring, the annual financial report, annual accounts and periodic reports.
  • You are responsible for a solid and correct timely fiscal returns.
  • You are the first point of contact for our external accountants from several operating companies.
  • You supervise the financial administrative officer and/or department operationally. 


Informal working atmosphere

Driven to learn & develop

Good benefits

Company parties & team events


  • Growth opportunity to develop in an international organization.

  • Working in a pleasant and informal workplace atmosphere in which we share knowledge and support each other.
  • A good salary and extra benefits.
  • Team outings and regular staff parties with all European I&L branches are the perfect way for you to get to know your international colleagues better and further strengthen the team spirit.


  • You have at least a master working and thinking level for example, business economics, control and/or accountancy.

  • You have at least 3 years' work experience in a comparable position in an international and commercial organization.
  • You have knowledge and experience in preparing financial statements and tax reports.
  • Knowledge of ERP applications and experience with implementation of relevant financial applications (PowerBI) and ERP software. Experience with Exact Globe is a pre.
  • You have good knowledge of the entire MS Office package and mastery of Excel in all areas.
  • You have good communication skills, ability to clearly articulate finance topics in plain language and concrete advice.
  • You have a good command of the English language and you speak fluent German or Dutch in addition.
  • You have excellent IT skills with the ability to review and improve systems and procedures
  • You are experienced with coaching and motivating team members to reach KPI’s.
  • You have a “hands-on-mentality”, you take initiative and are not afraid to support with operational tasks if needed.
  • You want to work on a fulltime basis.


I&L Biosystems is a leading distributor of innovative best-in-class laboratory equipment from primarily overseas manufacturers. Since 1991, we have been the go-to partner for the acquisition and maintenance of high-grade lab solutions for clients in the fields of microbiology, cell biology and biotechnology. 

Our clients put their trust in our experience, our commitment and the highest. We guarantee you will be made to feel right at home in our organization. Your team consists of sales, back-office, technical, and HR colleagues. We are there for each other and share our knowledge in order to offer our clients the highest possible quality of service. 


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