Finance Manager

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


NLD - Ridderkerk


Sista ansökningsdag 2024-09-30 Plats: NLD - Ridderkerk

Do you approach new challenges with passion and take responsibility for your actions? Be the change you want to see and start shaping industry from the inside.

Who are we?

Trelleborg Industrial Solutions (TIS) is a global leader in innovative polymer-based solutions for key industries and critical infrastructure. We are one of two Business Areas within the Trelleborg Group, with a total of about 6 200 employees around the world.

Trelleborg leads the global market in engineered polymer solutions, a status achieved through the exceptional talent and commitment of our team. Spanning numerous industries, our innovative approach and dedication to excellence set us apart, establishing Trelleborg as a benchmark for quality and ingenuity. Our team's expertise is the cornerstone of our success, driving us forward and continuously redefining industry standards. As we look to the future, we remain committed to innovation, excellence, and the development of solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers. Join us on this journey of continuous improvement and pioneering advancements.

About the Job

As the Finance Manager you will play a pivotal role in steering the financial health of the Product Area (PA) by coordinating with the Ridderkerk finance team, control its financial resources and ensure that all financial transactions, systems and procedures comply with regulations, accounting principles and standards. Liaise with the Qingdao finance team to ensure all reporting is delivered in a timely manner:

  • Conducting detailed financial analyses to forecast the PA’s performance (sales, EBITA, operating cashflow and working capital) and advising on financial strategies that align with these projections.
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to both Business Unit (BU) manager, Product Area (PA) managing director, offering insights on financial matters, being a sounding board for them on all operational issues.
  • Providing technical financial expertise to department managers, project management, financial understanding and management responsibilities.
  • Compiling and presenting comprehensive financial reports and latest estimates, combining various Product Group’s (PG’s) results and forecast to inform and guide strategic decisions.
  • Ensuring compliance with tax and regulatory standards, handling external tax advisors and auditors’ relationships for optimum service delivery.
  • Leading and developing the Ridderkerk financial team to uphold the highest standards of accuracy, ethics, and compliance. Liaise with the Qingdao Finance team.
  • Coordinating with international teams, particularly with the manufacturing sites in Singapore and China, for monitoring the results and performance of the (Trelleborg) contract manufacturers.
  • Early warning when, without action, results may end up off track against estimates
  • Be the supportive key player in implementation of a ERP system (Dynamics 365)
  • Serving in an advisory capacity and partnering with the Managing Director
  • Skills and competences of a people manager

Your Sphere of Influence:

Your role will intersect with both internal and external partners, including tax authorities, auditors, and internally with BU and PA management, and Group Departments as finance, legal, tax and IT. You will have a hand in shaping revenue, margins, EBIT, and sustainability efforts.

About the Ideal Candidate

A “Finance Manager” who is not just a finance professional but a visionary leader. Your mission: to navigate the financial health of our Product Area, transforming numbers into narratives that drive strategic decisions. You will be the cornerstone, forecasting performance, guiding financial strategies, and being a beacon of insight and integrity. With responsibilities ranging from detailed financial analyses, compliance, to international collaboration, especially with our manufacturing sites in Singapore and China, your role is critical. The ideal candidate possesses outstanding communication, a solid foundation in accounting, and a knack for analytics and ERP systems like Dynamics 365. Your sphere of influence extends beyond internal teams to external partners, shaping not just finance but our future. If you're ready to lead, advise, and impact at every level, we welcome you to apply.


  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to lead with strength.
  • A proven foundation in accounting principles, with auditing experience and a compliance-focused attitude.
  • High proficiency in accounting software and a keen analytical competence.
  • Cultural sensitivity and a high degree of integrity for effective international collaboration.
  • A proactive, flexible, and socially active approach to challenges and teamwork.

What you bring:

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years proven experience in a financial management role, with exposure to handling diverse legal entities under different legal umbrellas. 
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English, with outstanding verbal and written skills.
  • A visible track record in the corporate finance world and experience in international settings.
  • A willingness to travel internationally on occasion.

What do we offer:

Joining Trelleborg means becoming part of a community that values your development and growth. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a career filled with diverse and global opportunities. Your journey with us will be marked by learning, growth, and the chance to create a significant impact in a leading company.

Embrace a career that offers not just professional achievements but personal fulfillment. Join us at Trelleborg, where every day brings significant impact and your contributions are celebrated.


Trelleborg is an equal opportunity employer! We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

At Trelleborg our people are #shapingindustryfromtheinside 


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