• Finance
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


Job description

This is us

MVRDV is an International world-class architect office based in Rotterdam with offices in Shanghai & Paris. Under the leadership of our founding partners Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries, our talented and resourceful team are working on solutions to contemporary architectural and urban issues in all regions of the world. Our thriving studio is made up of a team of like-minded people who work in the belief that architecture should be social, green and exciting. We dream about being a global leader in urban and architectural design to make the world a better place by creating dreams that are based on remarkable designs. We are a dynamic, ambitious and fast growing organization and for the last three years we have been nominated as an FD Gazellen!

For our small but highly dedicated finance team based on Rotterdam we are looking for an enthusiastic Business Controller to:

  • Provide value adding financial and non-financial information and analysis for the Executive Board and senior management
  • Co-operate in initiating, analyzing and monitoring the departmental reports, monthly reporting, annual budgets and periodic forecasting
  • Initiate improvements to further standardize and automate our reporting particularly in connection with the current implementation of a new project management and financial management system
  • Act as a business partner to our studio directors and project leaders, supporting them with ad-hoc analysis and requests


This is you

You are able to work and think at HBO or University level and have strong analytical and abstract thinking skills. You are innovative, solution-oriented, conceptual and analytical thinker but you also have a hands-on mentality. You feel attracted to work in an international, ambitious and pioneering environment.

In addition, you:

  • Have a minimum of 5-8 years experience
  • Have a good affinity with IT
  • Have good command of English
  • Are ambitious and eager to learn
  • Are a professional with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Feel personal connected to the mission and values of MVRDV

You will have an advantage if you:

  • Have (international) experience within a Project Company
  • Have experience in working with automated accounting and reporting systems and Business Intelligence (data warehouse)
  • Speak Dutch

You want to make a difference.

Our first priority is impact – the difference made by us as a highly creative commercial organisation, and you as a Controller. And that's not all: MVRDV also offers great working conditions. These include:

  • 30 paid holiday days for a 40-hour working week
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Public transport allowance for journeys between home and work
  • An attractive pension scheme
  • A healthy lunch
  • Regular excursions and parties
  • An appropriate salary, considering your skills and personal value to the organization. The salary is determined by the collective agreement for staff employed by architecture (Architecten CAO) and will be between scale J-K.