Vacancy: Business Controller Logistics - region NL

Referencecode JRQ$486-26971


(Fulltime 38u)

Do you want to be part of a successful and growing international retailer? Will you make the difference with your insights? Do you have the personality to influence and connect the business? Our department Business Controlling is looking for a Business Controller Logistics in Zwaagdijk-Oost.  


Due to the rapid and continuous growth and transition of Action, we are looking for a Business Controller Logistics – region NL who can strengthen and support the team.


You will be responsible for reporting periodic results and KPI’s. In addition to  providing a view of the logistical performance the Business Controller Logistics is driving improvement by supporting and challenging the logistical management of our dc’s in Zwaagdijk-Oost and in Echt. You have an important, independent and visible position to the Dutch logistical organization being a critical and proactive sparring partner.  At the same time you will be able to communicate confidently with the supply chain director, logistical management of the Dutch dc’s and other senior leaders helping to drive the long and short term strategy for the organization.

This is a varied role with tasks ranging from to timely, accurate and complete reporting and analysing of the logistical performance to supporting the preparation of forecasts, budgets and strategic plans and business cases.

Therefore it is essential that you have strong leadership and communication skills both in Dutch and English. In combination with a strong eagerness to develop and optimize the Logistical control function.

The perfect candidate is a result driven person  with a clear way of approaching people , communicate very clear on certain levels in the organization and is willing to investigate in Action and will help to improve the performances of  various assignments in the logistic organization.

What makes a good Business controller Logistics at Action?

  • University degree, potentially complemented with Registered Auditor/ Controller grade.
  • 5-8 years of relevant finance experience in large dynamic international retail/FMCG environments.
  • Highly analytical thinker.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (such as SAP and Hyperion).
  • Excellent interpersonal (communication) skills and a team player.
  • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced international environment.
  • Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.


  • A competitive salary
  • Car
  • Bonus
  • A company laptop and phone
  • 15% employee discount for purchases at Action


Action has more than 900 stores in multiple countries and is growing rapidly. The goods are delivered via 4 DC’s to all our stores. Part of the strategy of Action is to build an European distribution network. Currently there are 2 DC’s in the Netherlands, 1 in France and 1 in Germany and Action has plans to open multiple DC’s per year across Europe.  Not only does Action grow, but you will also have numerous possibilities to grow and develop yourself at our company.


Interested? Then please click the apply button below and send your CV together with details of your current salary package.