Business Controller

Business Controller

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Sylvia Smith


Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Business Controller to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


The operations function forms the backbone of any company. At STX, the Operations team, which comprises IT, Finance, Human Resources and Middle Office, works closely with all other teams and desks to ensure that STX continues to perform and deliver at an exceptionally high level. As a critical partner in the business, Operations also guarantees compliance with all the relevant rules and regulations. Moreover, the Operations team works collaboratively to make sure that STX has the necessary structures and processes in place to grow and develop further in new products, industries and markets. 


“As a member of the finance team, you’re exposed to many different aspects of the company. There is a lot of collaboration between us and other departments within STX, so you have a broad perspective of both the business and finance. The learning curve in our team is very steep.” – Kris Swanepoel, Finance Manager


  • Manage the forecasting and budget process (incl. templates)
  • Perform financial (variance) analysis
  • Assist in simply improving the internal systems 
  • Maintain and continuously improve the Financial Reporting system
  • Provide (and discuss) the various teams with financial reports
  • Optimization of the Financial processes and implementation of process improvements
  • Maintain and continuously improve KPI dashboards
  • Various ad-hoc requests and analysis


  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in Business Control/FP&A, preferably experience in the commodity trading sector
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in the areas of Controlling, Finance or Accounting
  • Experience with Excel (vlookups, pivot tables)
  • Fluent in English
  • Available for at least 32 hours per week
  • Proactive, and a hands-on mentality
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter and autonomous


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated. 


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Compensation and benefits

Competitive remuneration package

Pension scheme contributions

Sport and training opportunities

Strong focus on personal and professional development

How our recruitment process works

  • CV Review
  • Asssessment
  • Phone screening
  • Interview
  • Offer

CV Review

We check if your profile meets the job requirements;


Online assessment of 45 minutes;

Phone screening

Phone call and cultural fit check with our recruiters;


In-depth dive into your work history with a team member;


We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family.

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