• Rotterdam Europoort
  • Salaris: €55.000 - €78.000
  • Dienstverband: Vast

Step into the role of Financial Controller at Innocent and be at the heart of their growth and innovation. The environment of Innocent buzzes with high energy and ambitious dreams & goals, powered by a team passionate about finance and growth. With the launch of their very first Innocent-owned factory, they are embracing both the excitement and challenges that come with expansion. This means that your role is crucial in driving process improvement, enhancing reporting systems, and optimizing business performance. In collaboration with the Finance Partner, you will be working closely with both their blender finance and supply chain finance teams, addressing a broad spectrum of finance and operations issues in a startup-like environment. Your role allows for a significant impact on Innocent’s operations and strategy, making you an indispensable part of their business strategy. Are you the Financial controller that will help Innocent make their exciting mission of building ‘‘the Earth’s Favorite Little Healthy Drinks Factory” a reality?

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Perform month and year-end closing procedures;
  • Review and analyze financial data and translate this for stakeholders to understand them;
  • Perform periodic reconciliations of the balance sheet to ensure integrity of financials;
  • Support in yearly audit-cycle;
  • Engage in cross functional improvement projects;
  • Identify and implement processes, controls and system improvements;
  • Managing and building on all relevant reporting to get this to a high-quality standard;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with the broader innocent/blender teams;
  • Provide clear inputs for financial decisions and trade-offs and challenge as appropriate in the spirit of values;
  • Be effective backup for other finance experts during holiday periods;
  • Be responsible for monitoring and improving insights from the mass balance;
  • Managing and steer on the PR/PO/GR process, including implementation of overall improvements;
  • Be the specialist to link operational performance to financial results, with detailed knowledge on blender operations;
  • Support the team to ensure good improvement ideas turn in to reality.

 Education and personal skills

  • A bachelor’s or Master degree in finance & accounting;
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a financial position;
  • An inquisitive mind with an ability to investigate and solve problems independently;
  • Amazing data analysis skills with great attention to detail;
  • Ability to translate complex data in clear insights and recommendations;
  • A real team player who is great in building relationships with teams cross-functionally;
  • Strong mindset to do better every day;
  • Comfortable with process redesign and implementation;
  • As a bonus: Power BI knowledge and experience with Microsoft D365;
  • Bringing an enthusiastic and result driven mentality where you want to help the organization and yourself to the next level.

 What you will get

  • A yearly salary between €55.000 & €78.000, based on your level of experience;
  • Work in an international team & structured organization;
  • Collaboration with various stakeholders among the full innocent group;
  • A unique chance in a brand-new factory;
  • Mental health support with open-up;
  • Be part of a B Corp where we will all leave the world a better place;
  • Working from home option, but being ‘more in than out’;
  • An open, transparent organization; little politics, high engagement and open communication;
  • Social activities to have some fun: drinks, quizzes, coffee moments, talent groups and walking clubs – there is something for everyone;
  • Work in an international team & structured organization.


Welcome to innocent drinks, where nature’s bounty meets a mission for good. Born to make the world a bit better with every sip, innocent stands out with its commitment to delicious, healthy beverages and sustainable choices. Their range, from smoothies to juices, is a promise of purity—only the best fruits, with nothing unnecessary added.

But innocent is more than just drinks; it’s a force for positive change. Through renewable energy, zero waste ambitions, and supporting communities, they strive to leave the planet better than they found it. Choosing innocent is choosing a brighter, greener future, one refreshing sip at a time.

Experience the goodness of innocent drinks—where delicious meets responsible.

Got excited about Innocent and the position of Business Controller. Then we are excited to receive your application and speak to you soon! Got questions? Please contact Alexander Spasojević at 06- 24132878 or email to alexander.spasojevic@greenbergnielsen.nl.


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