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Business Control Manager

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Bavaria is the second beer brewery in the Netherlands and also the second largest exporter of beer in the Netherlands. Of more than 6 million hectoliters of beer produced, 65% goes abroad. Bavaria is represented in more than 120 countries worldwide through various products and has 4 subsidiary companies in Spain, France, Italy and the UK. Bavaria has a strong presence in the Middle-East and various countries in Western Europe with regards to alcohol-free beers. Additionally, as a family-run company, Bavaria has succeeded in carving out a unique position in a number of Western European countries through its speciality beers, such as 8.6 in France.

Beer brewer Bavaria is one of the oldest family-owned companies in the Netherlands. Bavaria employs around 1.000 people in total, nationally and internationally. Under the management of the Swinkels family, beer has been brewed in accordance with a unique family recipe for seven generations, at the Bavaria Brewery in the south of the Netherlands. This is how outstanding quality has been guaranteed since 1719. Pure ingredients are the basis for quality, which is why Bavaria is brewed using natural mineral water and barley that has been malted in-house, by Bavaria.


  • Leading the Business Control Team.
  • Financial business partner to the Management Team.
  • Leading and shaping the planning and control cycle.
  • Providing solicited and unsolicited advice to management regarding financial implications of proposed policy and decision making.
  • Establish and develop financial reports and other relevant management information for management.
  • Develop business cases for new business opportunities
  • Leading partner in managing departmental budgets.
  • Market intelligence and profit pool analysis.
  • Leading the discussion on product pricing and value chains.
  • Development of project control for large and complex expansion and greenfield investments.
  • Preparing financial analysis for innovations and new product introductions.
  • Lead, design and implement working capital management improvement program.
  • Preparation of financial forecasts, cash flow projections, rolling forecasts of revenues, cost and working capital.


  • Minimum of 6 years relevant work experience in Business Control in the consumer products industry.
  • Completed University degree in Business Administration, Economics or Accounting.
  • Experience in a multinational working environment.
  • Having worked in a production environment is advantageous
  • Hands-on and very practical attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent English communication skill on all levels of the organization, fluency is a must.
  • Excellent moral compass, undisputed integrity, strong back-bone and a resilient attitude.
  • Experience in managing a senior multi-stakeholder working environment.
  • Advanced skills in ERP use, data analysis tools and Microsoft Office.


This vacancy is already filled by Bridgewell. It is not possible to respond anymore. If you would like to receive additional information or have any questions, please contact the consultant mentioned below.

Michiel SintnicolaasManaging Partner

+31 (0)20 442 112 8

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