Assistant Controller (full-time)

At the head office in Rotterdam, we are looking for an Assistant Controller (full-time). The Finance Department is looking for an enthusiastic and secure colleague with a good team spirit.

Dynamic & Informal

The organisation

WEC Lines is a medium-sized maritime logistics service provider specialising in the transport of containers by sea, both short sea and deep sea. Our services mainly focus on England, Portugal, Spain, Canary Islands, North & East Africa.

Our head office is in Rotterdam. Other offices include branches in Hamburg, Liverpool, Felixstowe, Antwerp, Barcelona, Nairobi and Mombasa, as well as Joint Ventures in Portugal, Morocco and Egypt.

Job description

In this versatile and independent position, you will work together in a nice team and support the Financial Accountant. You will deal with the administrations of our own vessels as well as the Dutch, English, Belgian, German and Kenyan branches. Activities include:

  • Participating in periodic monthly closures as well as compiling the corresponding files and reports.
  • Performing checks on reservations.
  • Critically assessing the figures to be reported.
  • Preparation of various financial reports.
  • Managing and performing the administration of our 11 own vessels.
  • Drafting and critically assessing monthly financial reports of our own vessels.
  • Participate in Executing and critically assessing VAT and ICP declarations of our own vessels.
  • Solving financial issues.
  • Performing various financial audits and reconciliations.
  • Taking part in carrying out and critically evaluating various CBS surveys.
  • Daily processing of financial mutations.
  • Furthermore, you carry out varying ad hoc activities.

At WEC Lines, we use our in-house financial systems FIS2000, SpendCloud, Odyssey, ThinkWise and Excel.


  • You have a completed financial MBO+ or HBO education with several years of work experience in a financial department.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing.
  • You have a high degree of responsibility to meet deadlines.
  • Precise, accurate, flexible, solution-oriented, stress-resistant and proactive are characteristics that suit you well.

We offer

  • A varied and independent position in an informal working environment.
  • A competitive salary and a fixed 13th month.
  • 27 holidays, 4 extra “earnable” holidays based on age and years of service, 4 afternoons off (Good Friday, 5 December, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve).
  • A good pension scheme.
  • A complementary life insurance policy.
  • Opportunity for further development through study or training.
  • Possibility of 1 home working day with home working allowance.
  • Travel allowance of €0.23 per km.
  • Good canteen at reasonable prices.


If you would like to know more about this position please contact Petra Kloet at our Rotterdam office or email your CV to A code of conduct (COC) is part of the recruitment process.

  • Petra Kloet
  • HRM Department

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