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Junior Business Controller

Graduate position
The Hague
Investment Management, Other
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Do you want to be involved in a finance position which is close to the business and a sparring partner for management? Do you want to be part of a growing ambitious organization? Then join our Finance Team at Aegon Asset Management!

The job in a nutshell

Aegon Asset Management is a global, active investment manager. Aegon Asset Management uses its investment management expertise to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security, with a focus on excellence, trust and partnership. Institutional and private investors entrust Aegon Asset Management to manage approximately €404 billion worldwide.

Positioned for success in its chosen markets (the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia), Aegon Asset Management’s specialist teams provide high-quality investment solutions across asset classes. Its clients benefit from the extensive international research capabilities and in-depth local knowledge of Aegon Asset Management.

Your responsibilities

  • Provide monthly cost centre information including analysis to cost centre managers within the functional areas of Global Client Group and Chief Investment Officer;

  • Effective challenge of expenditure within the functional areas and identification of opportunities to derive cost efficiencies;

  • Contribute in the expense Budget and Forecast cycle for the Global Client Group area;

  • Contribute in the reporting of sales, losses and annualized revenue information to the Global Client Group area;

  • Contribute in consolidating the sales teams input (regarding sales, losses and annualised revenue information) into the Global Client sales plan;

  • Contribute in the reporting of annualized revenue for the Return to Growth strategies and share this data with the business case Initiative Owners;

  • Contribute in the reporting of seed capital investments to the Global Product team and Global CFO and Global CAO;

  • Prepare revenue projections for the AAM NL legal entity as part of the Budget and Forecast cycle;

  • Carry out ad hoc business project support work;

  • Document processes and review for continued suitability. Make recommendations for process improvements.

This is your future position, because you

You are looking for a challenging financial business partner position within a global asset  management organization. You are an enthusiastic team player with ambition and a healthy degree of professional skepticism. You are pro-active and are looking for a position with room for taking initiative.

Besides that, you have/ are:

  • A Master’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or other relevant studies;

  • 0-2 years of relevant work experience;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills;

  • Good analytical skills and problem solving abilities;

  • Accountability and ability to challenge in a constructive manner;

  • Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Fluent in English both written and verbally.

Who will be your new colleagues?

The Finance function within AAM Global consists of 2 sub functions: Global Business Control and Finance & Control and involves 34 employees who are working on 4 different locations: The Hague, Groningen, Edinburgh and Cedar Rapids (US). The place of employment for this role in The Hague, Groningen or UK.

The Global Business Control function is focused on financial business partnering and providing management information (Actuals and Forecast/Budget) to the AAM’s Global business. Finance & Control consists of separate teams per AAM legal entity and are focused on the administration and reporting of AAM’s legal entities.

The Global Business Control team consists of 13 business controllers who all cover a separate function within the Global Asset Management organisation. The aim of the team is to improve business performance by providing sound financial reports, data analysis and facts to business owners on revenues, costs, profitability, sales and non-financial information. The team is also involved in business cases and product development. The team reports to the Global CFO.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Aegon Asset Management, we are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are more than a global Asset Management firm – we are a people business, and we recognize that delivering excellent client outcomes comes from harnessing diverse perspectives. We value diversity in the full range of human uniqueness without limitation including race, gender, ability, language, culture, beliefs, age, origin, background, perspectives and experiences.

What will you be getting?

  • You will be earning between € €2.780 and €4.641 based on 40 hours and your experience;

  • You will also receive a thirteenth month and a holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flex budget, amounting to 16.7% of your monthly salary;

  • Plenty of scope and budget for your personal development ;

  • A minimum of 27 holiday days;

  • Reimbursement of your travel expenses;

  • Discount on Aegon products;

  • A good pension scheme.

Interested? Apply!
Are you interested in joining our Finance Team? We look forward to receiving your resume and motivation letter. Then make sure you apply immediately! Do you have some more questions? Call our Talent Acquisition Manager Graduate Emily van der Werff at +31683041623 or send an email to You can find more information about our application process on our website.#LI-AJ1