Business Controller

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dongen

Do you want to be part of a global revolution in food & feed? We are looking for a Business Controller who will work on delivery of business controller projects, business partnering projects and other finance activities. Are you ambitious and do you want to be part of our mission and growth? Join us and work for the future.
What will your mission be?
As a Business Controller within Protix you will have the opportunity to grow in your function together with the strong growth of the organisation. You are a strong sparring partner for the business, where you are able to challenge and provide improvement ideas. In this role you are responsible for budget setting, reporting and monitoring. You work together with colleagues from Finance Control and Corporate Finance to provide the Finance Leadership Team with the correct management information. You have a critical eye and you are driven to challenge the business and provide advice. 
What will be your responsibilities?
  • You are the (financial) sparring partner for the various departments, with a strong focus on business partnering. In here, you challenge the business and provide proactive business improvement ideas. 
  • You support the departments in providing business analyses.
  • Within the corporate calendar you are responsible for the budget setting, reporting and monitoring;
  • You ensure the translation of the strategic objectives into realistic goals, budgets and understandable (management) reports and other information;
  • Support the business to track performance against each budget centre to ensure effective cost control for the business.
  • Create periodic management information packs which track budget performance, explain deviations and highlight areas for concern or attention and suggest improvements.
  • You are responsible for developing and maintaining various Excel-based models and reports.
  • You actively share your observations and insights with the Finance Leadership Team and identify corrective measures and potential areas for improvement.
  • You monitor the news, trends and developments at external partners and suppliers.
What do we promise?
  • You will become part of our mission: 'Food in balance with nature!'
  • A varied job where you can make the difference within a driven and inspiring team.
  • A salary that matches your professional experience.
  • You get the opportunity to work 2 or 3 days from home.
  • There is an employee participation plan ('piece of the Protix pie').
  • A fast moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable work environment.
  • There is a lot of room to take responsibility and to develop yourself further.
  • After 5 years, you may go on sabbatical for 6 weeks. We pay 50% for your time out!
  • You will receive an allowance when working from home and/or traveling by car/bike. Public transport is fully reimbursed.
Who are you?
  • You have completed at least a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration, Business Economics or a comparable subject;
  • You have at least 5 years of work experience in a similar position;
  • You have excellent communicative skills, dare to have a critical eye and challenge people;
  • You are well skilled in using Excel and have an affinity with software;
  • Strong in English, both spoken and written;
  • Dutch is an advantage;
  • You are proactive and a self-starter.
About us
Protix is an organisation that focuses on the ingredient of the future: insects. By specializing in breeding the Black Soldier Fly – specifically the larvae – Protix ensures a future-proof source of an important ingredient: protein. With the use of artificial intelligence, high-tech applications, improvements in genetics and robotics, Protix ensures the return of the natural balance in our food chain.
Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would love to connect with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to stay on top of our mission.  
About us
We are looking for innovators! Operator, engineer, researcher, designer – if you want to work towards a better world, we are looking for you. We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry and Protix is leading the revolution. Through combining biology and technology, we create high-quality insect ingredients to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We are growing rapidly and are always looking for great new people. From mechanical engineers to process operators and research & development: you can find all our vacancies on this page.

Don’t see a vacancy but do recognize yourself in our profile? Send us your resume on we’d love to find a place for you. We are always looking for talented employees willing to work in one of our teams towards our mission.



We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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