Assistant Controller PACCAR Purchasing Europe

With potential to develop further in the Finance organization of DAF and PACCAR

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit Finance
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Master
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

As an Assistant Controller PACCAR Purchasing Europe you are responsible for providing relevant financial information and various reports for the management of Purchasing and DAF Trucks.
The main tasks consist of:

  • Monthly closure, including accompanying financial reports of cost movements for purchasing savings and raw materials impacts.
  • Coordinating Purchasing budget and forecast cycles and coordination and discussion with the business
  • Assisting the business with ad-hoc questions and projects
  • Guaranteeing internal controls
  • Monitoring and improving the relevant procedures and systems

Your profile

  • You have completed a business economics education at an academic level
  • You have at least 4 years’ experience in a financial position
  • You have affinity with big data
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel & Access databases and data analysis tools is an advantage
  • You are accurate, analytically strong and resistant to stress
  • You have excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English.


The Control Purchasing department within DAF Finance & Control is responsible for the periodic financial reports for the management of PACCAR Purchasing Europe. The department takes care of the monthly financial closing and forecasting. This consists of cost movements reporting such as purchasing savings and raw materials impacts, including coordination with PACCAR entities in Brazil, US and UK.
The department is responsible for the design and adequate implementation of internal control measures in relation to supplier tooling and raw material pricing. Participation in projects and business economic analyzes are carried out on an ad hoc basis. The department is a source of information for the purchasing department.


We offer

At DAF you will work in an innovative and committed organization. Cooperation and responsibility are key. We offer you a career with development opportunities. You don't just choose a job, you choose for a career at DAF.
Working together on a high tech product, with passion and pride. That's working at DAF. In addition to a good salary, DAF offers you the following working conditions:

  • A 36-hour workweek;
  • 27 Vacation days and a possibility of 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours);
  • A variable bonus,  based on DAF results;
  • A good work-life balance (due to flexible working hours);
  • A retirement plan and group health insurance;
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.
Drive your career, join DAF!


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