Business Controller Messaging

Finance in Breda (NL)

For our Finance team, we are looking for a Business Controller who knows exactly what to do to reach our goals. Do you have excellent analytical skills, always take a critical look at things and do you feel comfortable in a technical and rapidly growing working environment? And would you like to join our Messaging product team in realizing their growth ambitions? The role of Business Controller could be the perfect job for you.

As a Business Controller you are part of the Finance team. The Finance team is based in Breda (HQ). You will be specifically focussing on CM’s Messaging product and business.


  • Master degree in Business Economics / Finance or Bachelor level with additional personal or professional development
  • Preferably you have ± 3 years’ experience as a (business) controller
  • Excellent analytical skills, critical and comfortable to deep dive into details
  • You have a hands-on mentality, you are committed and not afraid to take ownership
  • You like to deal with a lot of data and are able to extract the right information from this data (interest in BI-tooling)
  • You have the energy and the drive to help grow our business (internationally)
  • Knowledge of CODA and Business Objects is a pre
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written. Speaking Dutch is a distinct advantage
  • Availability: 32-40 hours per week

Your responsibilities

  • Leading role in monthly margin analysis and management reporting for our Messaging organization
  • Support the annual budget process
  • You'll monitor the proper connection between forecast, budget and actuals
  • Supporting and initiating the next steps in KPI’s setting, overall performance measurement and ad-hoc analysis
  • Identify and implement improvements in the planning and control cycle
  • Developing reporting tools and supporting implementation for BI solutions to provide accurate, consistent, and timely management Information for business decisions
  • Proactively looking for trends, developments, opportunities and risks in order to advice the department directors on the basis of this analysis and thereby determine appropriate and corrective actions. With the focus on cost control, margin control and cash management
  • Preparing business cases and investment proposals

What we offer

  • An innovative and fast-growing working environment
  • Nice and motivated colleagues, working together in multidisciplinary and self-managed teams
  • The freedom to fulfil and shape your job with your own skills
  • Plenty of opportunity for developing your finance skills through courses and training
  • Regular (social) events such as Q-meetings, CM Christmas party, CM Food truck festival, ski-and summer trips and Friday afternoon drinks
  • A healthy environment by providing sport lessons and facilitating a varied lunch buffet and Take-away Food boxes on daily basis.

CM's application procedure

Do you recognise yourself in this description? And do you believe you will fit in and feel comfortable with our business culture? Please apply by following these steps:

  • Please apply for the job on CM's Career page and include your resume and motivation letter
  • Want to make a lasting impression? Then introduce yourself in English in a self-recorded 1-minute video message and send it to us via WhatsApp: +31(0)6 10899608 (only if you feel comfortable with it!)
  • If your application is successful and your profile sufficiently matches one of our open positions or if we see other suitable career options for you within CM, we will invite you for the first round: the acquaintance / orientation interview
  • If you make a good impression, then we will invite you for the second round: the capacity assessment and follow-up interview with members of your future team
  • If you are going through the mentioned two application rounds, we will give you feedback by way of a proposal or informed rejection
  • Agree with our proposal? Last step is signing the employment contract: welcome at CM!

As CM's recruiter, I am curious about what you are good at and what makes you a happy employee. Together with you I will explore your possibilities within our company. For more company information, please visit our website: or contact me for more information and a confidential chat via +31(0)76 5727000.

I look forward to receiving your application!

Apply now!

Any questions? Ask Sanne!

Sanne Koenraads

Sanne Koenraads (Corporate Recruiter)

[email protected]

+31 (0) 76 572 7000