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Are you able to translate financial data into a compelling story? Do you have experience in driving change and adding value? Then we have a great ‘new’ opportunity for you!


Global Product Line Controller
Fulltime, Amsterdam


Your challenge as Global Product Line Controller

As a Global Product Line Controller you will contribute to the creation and execution of product line strategy and achievement of financial objectives for 3 product lines: Chelates, Solution Biopolymers and Emulsion Polymers.  You will drive delivery of the strategic goals by creating (forward- looking) performance insights and management information. You will supporting our commercial and innovation growth agenda aimed at short & long-term growth of our product lines which have a strong focus on our strategic end markets: Agro, Home & Personal Care, Paints & Coatings and Natural Resources. In this role you act as an objective trusted and challenging partner to peers and seniors in decision making with regards to investment decisions, price setting and profitability analysis.  You will be a financial business partner for the Product Director, Product Managers, and Marketing Director. Maintaining focus, working independently and getting things done is essential within this role.


 Other key responsibilities: 

Business proposal and project support:

You perform cost benefit analysis related to business projects and/or programs. Moreover you manage the development of business proposals from finance perspective, incl. scenario planning. You support capex proposals and related financial calculations and investment decisions. You also develop asset benchmarking analyses. Finally, you support or lead product line related projects.


•  Planning & Control:

You participate in the development of various budgets (product line P&L, capex, OWC, cashflow).  Moreover, you collect budget data, complete budget status reports and analyze budget patterns. You identify budget issues, provide alternative solutions and help in the resolution of problems. You flag control gaps and develop and optimize processes where fit.


  Financial analysis:

You extract financial data from various accounting and information systems and perform financial analyses of business figures maximizing the use of standard management reports, both P&L and balance sheet data. You also interpret financial data to determine past performance and/or to project the financial profitability.



You calculate, classify and summarize financial ‘transactions / events’ in accordance with valid accounting principles.


We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.


Have you got what it takes?
To be successful in this position you have a good understanding of commercial, supply chain and manufacturing related business processes like Forecast-to-Plan, Order-to-cash and Record-to-Report. You have experience with large capex investment business cases. You have excellent understanding of the different profitability ratios and working capital related KPI’s, preferably in chemical industry. Furthermore, you have a lot of ambition to drive change and to add value.


We believe you bring

Experience with finance systems like SAP, BW, SQL and Hyperion, as well as (supply chain) planning systems. Moreover you have applied knowledge of visualization, techniques for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message. Furthermore, you have/are:

• You have at least a MSc in the field of Economics, Business Administration or Finance.
• You have a minimum of 7 years work experience in difference finance roles. You own competences such as critical thinking, prioritizing, and organizing work. You are a self-starter and take initiatives for improvements.
• You have excellent English communication skills and ability to communicate with various levels and functions within the organization.


We offer you
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right.
Our employment package comprises:

• A permanent contract.
• A competitive salary.

• An attractive bonus scheme.
• 30 vacation days.
• An excellent pension plan.
• The option to participate in a collective health insurance.
• Training opportunities.


Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.


Have we got your interest?

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, based in Amsterdam.

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:

We look forward to receiving your application!

About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.

If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.


Visit our websiteand follow us onLinkedIn.


For additional information about the vacancy please contact Patrycja Szczawinska Corporate recruiter via

 #WeAreNouryon #Changemakers


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