Job title: Controller

Company: Smit Lamnalco

Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland

Job Description: Company DescriptionAre you looking for a career in the marine services industry? Look no further than Smit Lamnalco! We are a leading provider of safe, reliable, and customized marine services to Oil, Gas and LNG terminals, as well as Port operations.Our diverse fleet of approximately 160 modern vessels and over 2500 skilled crew and staff members serve customers worldwide. We specialize in providing marine support services tailored to the unique operational needs of our global customers in local markets.At Smit Lamnalco, we’re committed to maintaining international standards on safety and reliability to onshore and offshore operations in challenging environments. Our headquarters are located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.If you’re interested in joining our team, we encourage you to visit our website at to learn more about our company and available job opportunities. Thank you for considering Smit Lamnalco as your potential employer in the marine services industry!Job DescriptionWe are searching for a Controller to join our finance team.As Controller, with Smit Lamnalco, you will become part of an inspiring international team and will be monitoring the day-to-day financial administration of a few complex and comprehensive contracts and/or entities (mainly in Africa & Europe) including the monthly closing, and provision of accurate management information on actuals, budgets, and forecasts.Your role will include:

  • Execute the financial administration (GL) for one or more assigned contracts/entities.
  • Act as right hand for the local Operational Manager and deliver financial support, coordinate the financial agenda and follow-up on financial matters.
  • Run the monthly closing process, submit monthly financial reports (P&L, Balance Sheet, movement schedules) and management reports (analysis).
  • Prepare and submit budgets and forecasts.
  • Compose and submit tax-filings (WHT, CIT, Dividend Tax, VAT, Payroll Tax etc.) in compliance with local legislation for countries in Africa. You will receive support by a local Finance Officer.
  • Participate in internal and external (statutory and tax) audits.
  • Support on foreign payments, customs duty process and ensure a proper filing of relevant documents.
  • Participate in Finance Projects and contribute to the development and optimization of financial processes.
  • Assist the Regional Business Controller in operational issues and manage “special projects” independently.

QualificationsYour background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accountancy or finance
  • 4 to 5 years’ experience, or more, in a similar role
  • Experience in an international setting (foreign legal entities and the complexity involved with that)
  • Experience with multiple types of taxation like: WHT / VAT / Corporate Tax / Payroll Taxes / Deferred Tax
  • Fluent (verbal and written) in English
  • Analytical skills, critical, team player, hands-on, self-starting, pragmatic and able to work with different cultures
  • Work permit to work in the Netherlands.

Additional InformationThis is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to join an international maritime company and have a pivotal role within the organization, which offers great upward progression for a motivated and talented individual.For more information, you can contact Elina Elliott, Group HR Manager HQ & AfricaEmployment conditions:Smit Lamnalco offers a competitive Compensation & Benefit package. We offer you the opportunity to develop yourself in a challenging, dynamic and truly international environment.Smit Lamnalco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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