Business Controller

Do you have strong analytical capabilities and are you able to act as a financial business partner to our senior management?

What are you going to do?
As a Business Controller you are the linking pin between the business and the finance department forging strong relationships across the company. You combine your analytical skills and financial insight in an advisory role to the business. Financial modeling and analytical forecasting are key elements in that role which should result in in guiding, supporting and challenging the business to enhance performance, share insights and devise strategic and tactical plans. Furthermore, you proactively work on initiatives to improve our reporting to all stakeholders including executive management and the Board, but also per scenario analysis and for business insights. In addition, you contribute to product developments and participate in multi-disciplinary teams during possible acquisitions or other business developments such as new funding structures or expanding the RNHB platform. You work closely in a team of 3 Business Controllers and report to the Director Finance & Treasury.


Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Delivery of (monthly) figures, performance reporting, forecasts and budgets and enriching these with meaningful insights;

  • Prepare and present the monthly business update to the executive management;

  • Act as a sparring partner to leadership team, the executive management and Board;

  • Monitor business performance improvement, challenging leadership and business through detailed financial analysis and recommendations in areas such as margin and profitability;

  • Support the capital expenditure process ensuring timely and quality requests are progressed, expenditure is tracked and financial returns monitored;

  • Ad-hoc trend and performance analysis and advise on required improvement measures;

  • Responsible for coordination, preparation and advise on business plans;

  • Build and maintain dashboards providing actionable insights;

  • Act regularly as a project controller on organization-wide projects.

What do you bring to the table?
To be successful in this role, you are entrepreneurial, analytical and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. You understand the interests of the people around you, are self-organized and do what you say. This role requires a commercially driven finance professional with a quantitative profile who is comfortable working with complex models.

And further:

  • You have a master’s degree in business or economics;

  • You have excellent knowledge of real estate and finance;

  • You have strong modeling and SQL skills;

  • You have experience working with and influencing senior leaders;

  • Business sense: confidence and independent enough to question the way things are (find out the question behind the question)

  • You have excellent English language skills (verbal and written)


  • An ambitious team in an informal and non-hierarchal organization that is constantly evolving;

  • A friendly atmosphere with colleagues who support each other;

  • A workplace at an easily accessible location next to the station of Utrecht (WTC), with an impressive view of the city;

  • Modern and good employee benefits such as unlimited leave;

  • Autonomy and support to do your work and to develop yourself.


Who are we?
RNHB is a leading Dutch independent buy-to-let and commercial real estate lending business, with knowledge of the national, regional and local real estate markets. RNHB provides loans for commercial real estate and for residential properties intended for rental or resale. RNHB has the strong ambition to expand their business through organic growth and selective portfolio acquisitions to develop a market leading lending business. RNHB is a longstanding and experienced company with the culture of a start-up. With private equity backing and a good competitive position RNHB has an excellent growth perspective. 

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