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Franchise Controller - Finance

Weesp, Netherlands


Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

We currently looking for a Franchise Controller to join our Controlling Department.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Weesp and Olst locations in the Controlling Department.

As a Franchise Controller, you’ll lead one of the 3 local Value Streams, assisting senior leadership to achieve business targets, drive improvement and control/ understand variances in results. Main responsibilities - financial analysis, cost and process improvement, risk prevention and budgeting, ensuring the financial health and stability of the business.

What You’ll Do

  • You provide insight into the business to support operational and strategic decision making. You are responsible for preparing, developing and analyzing financial information and delivering high quality reports, review key business drivers

  • Leading budgeting process for your value stream – develop business plans with your business partners and define ways to identify gaps, opportunities

  • Work with the local Controlling team on month end close and audit processes

  • Close contact with local team: Production, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality and Engineering but also accounting department. Often interactions with Division

  • Monthly financial results review and identify trends proactively, highlight issues and work in partnership with the business to plan appropriate actions. Considering the size of the business, generally you have a high involvement into various aspects of the business

  • Performing various business economic reviews and strategic scenario analyses

  • Act as a point of contact in the field of (financial) process improvement

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Business administration, Finance or Accounting;

  • 8 - 10 years of work experience in a similar position

  • Persistent, analytical and technically minded

  • Committed to delivering high standards, even under pressure

  • Expertise in innovative methods and processes of controlling, accounting and project /risk management

  • Strong time management and problem-solving skills, strategic thinking

  • High degree of initiative and self-organization, as well as communication and team competences

  • Fluent in English

  • Currently living in the Netherlands.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self and live a full life. You will have access to:

  • Working at the #1 Top Employer in the Netherlands (for three consecutive years);

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of;

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune;

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives and scientists;

  • Excellent employment conditions that you can arrange yourself;

  • A budget that you can use to follow non-work-related training and courses that contribute to your personal development;

  • A sports allowance for work on your fitness;

  • Personal financial planning advice to map out your current financial situation.

How to apply?

If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning, and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website ( with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Niels Dijkstra,

The base pay for this position is


In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.


Financial Planning and Analysis


EPD Established Pharma


Netherlands > Weesp : WHS 02


Netherlands > Olst : OAA/OAB




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