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Group Controller (Eindhoven, NL)

WPS Parking Solutions

To expand our Finance team in Eindhoven, we are looking for a practical and energetic Group Controller who is curious about the story behind the figures.

Purpose of the position

The Group Controller, together with the Financial Director (FD), is responsible for the consolidated financial closing process and reporting to the board and shareholders. It concerns a broad position (financial control / accounting, but also business control / analysis). In your role as Group Controller you will have frequent contact with the finance departments and boards of the entities in the group. We are looking for someone who is able to act closely to the business when it asks for it, but who can also oversee the bigger picture at group level. You like to tackle things and you like to roll up your sleeves.

Content of the function

  • You take care of the group's month-end closing process, as well as other products in the planning and control cycle (forecast, budget, etc.);
  • You carry out the group consolidation;
  • You make an active contribution to analyzes and substantiation of period results and the forecast / budget process;
  • You perform various ad hoc analyzes on the different entities of the group;
  • You support in analyzes of working capital and cash flow in the group;
  • You are responsible for the process surrounding the annual accounts;
  • You maintain contacts with the management boards of the entities in the group as well as the group accountant and shareholder;
  • You are responsible for propagating and integrating new accounting principles (IFRS);
  • You are (partly) responsible for improving processes and developing reports;
  • You provide solicited and unsolicited advice about options for controlling costs or implementing organizational improvements;
  • You make an active contribution to important projects.

Location of the position in the organization

The WPS financial team, including you, consists of 6 professionals. You are the sparring partner and report to the FD.

Job requirements

  • HBO / WO work and thinking level (for example towards Business Economics), preferably supplemented with, for example, an AA degree;
  • You have at least 6 years of relevant work experience;
  • You have good financial reporting knowledge (setting up and further development);
  • You have excellent communication skills and you master the English language in word and writing;
  • You are a good planner and can add structure;
  • You have the ambition to continuously want to improve yourself;
  • You are hands-on, socially skilled, pragmatic and practical;
  • You are interested in high tech.

Terms of employment

  • Salary tailored to experience and capacity;
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions;
  • A responsible and varied job;
  • A dynamic, high-tech and innovative working environment with committed colleagues.

The organization WPS

We are WPS Parking Systems (WPS) based in Eindhoven with 350 employees worldwide. WPS is a specialist in innovative (cloud based) parking management solutions. Thanks to our continuous focus on innovation, reliable products and service & maintenance, we provide our customers with a tailor-made solution. These solutions are supplied to professional parking operators, airports, hospitals, governments, recreation and leisure facilities, hotels and shopping centers. WPS has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, U.K., USA, Canada and Brazil.


If you have any questions about the content of the position, please contact Regina Kruger (Group Controller WPS Group). Regina can be reached on telephone number 06-36355076 and she will be happy to answer your questions. Do you already see yourself in this challenging position or do you have any questions about the application procedure? Please contact Ingrid Peters (HRM) via ipeters(at)wps-nl.com or 06-22403476.

Please Note: the original job description is in Dutch.

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