Company Information

Smit Lamnalco is the leading provider of safe, reliable and cost-effective integrated midstream marine services to the following on and offshore terminals: oil & gas; LNG, FLNG, FSRU; SPM; FPSO, FSO; and minerals export. We own, operate and manage a modern diverse fleet of approximately 150 vessels. With more  than 1700 crew and staff worldwide, Smit Lamnalco is dedicated to providing marine support services tailored to the operational needs of global customers in local markets. Active in over 30 countries, Smit Lamnalco specializes in bringing international standards on safety, logistics, mooring and towage to onshore and offshore operations in challenging environments. The HQ is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. For more information on Smit Lamnalco, please visit our website:

Smit Lamnalco currently has an opening for a:

Business Controller

The Business Controller is responsible for managing the Planning & Control cycle. She or He will analyse the consolidated financial and management reports, discuss the analysis with the relevant managers and advise them on potential improvements. She or he will report to the CFO. The position is based in Rotterdam.

Job Description

  • Manage the ‘day to day’ accounting in line with the company’s accounting framework.
  • Actively manage cash flows and working capital of contracts and assigned entities in the region, in cooperation with Treasury.
  • Provide timely monthly management reports and conduct variation & trend analyses and reviews.
  • Process budget and forecast data and ensure a timely submission of budgets and forecasts reports to the Group.
  • Support the business in strategy setting and execution and translate outcomes into annual plans/budgets.
  • Review and assess financial terms and assumptions during tenders, contract extensions and - renewals.  
  • Drive the start-up of new contracts/entities and be the PoC and liaison for relevant Group Functions.
  • Implement and maintain applicable accounting, legal and tax structures and minimize liabilities.
  • Monitor legal, tax and covenant's compliance and flag non-conformities. 
  • Implement and maintain Group internal control policies, procedures and (IT)systems & ensure compliance. 
  • Minimize financial risks/liabilities and advise on maximizing revenues for each contract.
  • Manage statutory accounts (with support of internal/external auditors) and all related tax-filings.
  • Proactively contribute to continuous process improvements and corporate projects.

Job Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • A master’s degree in finance and accountancy. Preferably RC.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in similar role.
  • In depth knowledge of IFRS.
  • Experience in an international (maritime) setting.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English.
  • Strong analytical skills, to the point with a well-developed business sense.
  • Ambitious, critical, pragmatic and persistent in delivering high quality.
  • Teamplayer with focus
  • Good communicator who is able to communicate with stakeholders at different levels within the organization.

Employment 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.  Interested in spending a couple of years abroad? We offer this possibility frequently.

Contact info

Applications can be submitted via our website to the attention of Ms. Henriette Donath, Group Manager HR. Please note: only applications submitted via our website will be taken into consideration!

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