Finance Director Sales

Aalberts Hydronic Flow Control Almere

Finance Director Sales
Aalberts Hydronic Flow Control
Aalberts N.V. is a Dutch company founded in 1975 by Jan Aalberts and has been quoted on the stock exchange since 1987. Today, you will find Aalberts in environments where technology matters and progress can be made. Since its foundation in 1975, Aalberts has had a philosophy of dedication to progress and entrepreneurship. Now, almost 50 years later, Aalberts is a major international innovator developing technologies for industry. Aalberts hydronic flow control (Aalberts hfc) is one of the four Aalberts technology clusters and is the one-stop specialist in hydronic flow control and delivery systems for heating and cooling systems and drinking water installations. As a partner to leading technical wholesalers, installers and developers, Aalberts hydronic flow control traditionally adds value by providing innovative and competitive high-quality products. Allberts hfc generates >€500 million in revenue with 1,600 employees and locations in 18 different countries.For more information:
  • Reports to Group Finance Director
  • Overseeing sales & enhance profitability of sales operations across
    different regions
  • Strong business partner to the CCO and the different Sales Regions MD’s
  • Analyzing sales performance and generating reports for senior management
    Developing and implementing sales strategies
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and revenue enhancement
  • Supporting group pricing excellence policy
  • Manage the full Sales operations P&L, including forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Demanding, guiding & leading optimal execution of the business in the sense sales margins are maximized
  • Coordination of the budget & forecasting process for sales operations
  • Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and internal policies.
  • Team: 8 direct/indirect reports in the regions
  • Up to 25% travel in Europe
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in sales control and 5 years in similar global/international role.
  • Strong knowledge of sales processes and financial principles.
  • Proven experience in managing P&L for sales operations.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and reporting skills
  • Strong leadership and communication abilities.
  • Ability to influence and work cross-functionally across the organization
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and international environment.
  • Experience with multiple ERP systems (SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, M3 etc.)
  • Experience with BI & CRM
  • Self-responsible working methods and implementation strength
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting, as well as corresponding experience in strategic planning, project & change management
  • Pleasure in problem solving and optimizing existing processes
  • Passion for improvement as well as high motivation, flexibility, resilience and initiative
Maurits Claassen