Controller CAPEX Projects

Do you like a dynamic financial role, where you work together with a lot of different disciplines at various locations? Are you a good communicator, can you build the bridge between finance and operations and are you excited about driving improvements? Then this might just be the role for you.

Controller CAPEX Projects

Wat we vragen

In order to be successful in this position, you have:

  • A Bachelor/ Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Economics / CPA
  • At least 2.5 years of relevant (finance) work experience
  • Affinity with systems, such as MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint), PowerBI, project management tools, SAP, HFM. 
  • Experience with creating financial business cases and have an understanding of accounting.

Next to this you:

  • Are fluent in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing
  • Are a constructive challenger / hold people to account
  • Take responsibility for your work and are continuously looking for new opportunities to make a change

Wat we bieden

  • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence, never a dull moment and a place to grow
  • A workplace where we provide autonomy and trust so you can really make a difference and have impact by successfully realizing changes
  • We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it  
  • Workweek of 38 hours, competitive pension scheme, holiday allowance of 8%, end year allowance 3%, bonus scheme, flexible working hours. 
  • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey  
  • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners


As a Project Controller you are part of the finance team of Ingredients Technical Solutions organization (ITS). ITS is the project organization of FrieslandCampina Ingredients (FCI), executing high quality CAPEX projects in a standardized way. 
In this role you will be the Project Controller of the CAPEX projects in your portfolio (2-3 supply chain locations) as member of the project teams. You work closely together with a.o. plant controllers, project managers and engineers, but also with colleagues in R&D, accounting, procurement and innovation.

The CAPEX projects vary from standard replacement projects of EUR 1-3mln to key strategic growth projects of >50 mln. In addition, you contribute to the ITS organization by making the processes more efficient, create data insights via PowerBI and provide support to the project teams.

It is a challenging role, as you will work on the intersection of finance, project management and supply chain. This gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge of project controlling and develop project management and stakeholder management skills.


Your main tasks & responsibilities are the following:
Project controlling

  • Support the project teams in managing projects within budget, cash-planning, KPI reporting and project forecasting, for large/strategic projects within FCI portfolio
  • Responsible for setting up proper project reporting tools/reports and processes, especially including sustainability indicators for decision-making
  • Support the project team in managing (financial) project risks adequately
  • Seek alignment with different Corporate- and service providing departments (e.g. Corporate Supply Chain, Procurement) and comply with Royal FrieslandCampina standards

Finance business partnerering

  • Support in the creation of business cases and Investment Authorization Requests for (future) FCI projects
  • Report and analyze results for our capex spend on projects. These include amongst others variance/trend analysis; actual performance reporting and cost tracking according contractual agreements
  • Support stakeholders with clear business insights, both ad-hoc responding to questions and pro-actively sharing of insights
  • Support ITS and FCI Supply Chain management in managing portfolio risks 

About our finance team: 

  • You’ll work in a multidisciplinary team, with skilled people and a drive to get the best out of their work. Our team consist of two project controllers and one project management analyst. You report into the finance manager of ITS. 
  • Together with your team you will divide the projects, based on each other’s preferences. For example you could either work on multiple smaller projects at the same time or 2 or 3 bigger projects.
  • You are part of the broader Ingredients Supply Chain finance team (~20 people), including team events / drinks 

About FrieslandCampina:

Want to work with one of the largest dairy companies in the world with the head quarter located in Amersfoort? Here we work with multidisciplinary disciplines to make a real difference in the lives of millions of people by providing the very best nutrition. Fulfilling our purpose, better nutrition for the world, requires great efforts from many people. We believe that people as diverse as our nutritional offerings – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. 

About our team and office: 

  • A multidisciplinary team — highly skilled, focused on making our best work together 
  • A friendly environment — with wonderful cafeteria, free milk, cheese and Lattiz coffee
  • Easily accessible — close to central station and with private parking spaces 
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