Interim (Business) Controller & Excel expert

Hello, I’m an independent contractor for interim Finance & Business Control assignments. In addition I also build, repair and/or optimize (highly advanced) Excel tools to support business processes & reporting.

My finance & accounting background and several years of business control experience in a range of branches and companies, I am able to bring added value as a (Business) Controller to any type of organisation.

Being an expert in Excel is not just about knowing HOW to use a (power)pivot, VBA, and a variaty of (array, regular & nested) formulas. It’s knowing WHEN to use each one of these tools and how to combine them to bring maximum added value to your business processes.

  • Living in : The Hague, Netherlands
  • phone : +31 6 13 123456
  • email : edwin@swaert.nl
  • website : http://www.swaert.nl



(Business) Control


(Management) Reporting




Process Improvement




Manager / Leadership

  • Results driven 95%
  • Practical 85%
  • Interpersonal Communication 90%
  • Helicopter (Business) view 93%
  • Software packages (ERP) 85%
  • English 95%

I am currently unavailable for freelance assignments


Some references from clients and co-workers:

"‘Super-efficient’ is what comes to my mind when working with Edwin. I hired Edwin to support ad interim in business cases and to automate reporting. I was particularly impressed by Edwin’s ability to deliver output from day one. He needs limited ramp up time, thinks ahead, and was able to drive the project fast enough, so that we will need his support now for fewer hours than planned. He is equally unstoppable at table soccer. Edwin is a great choice if you need to get a system heavy finance topic moving quickly."

René Spuling – Controller @ Naspers (2017)

"Edwin worked for 6 months in my team as expense controller. During this period he really helped us to build better monthly and quarterly reports and building a very robust and easy to use budget model. Edwin has excellent acces and excel skills and is able to transfer a business need info a solid and efficiënt solution."

Corine van der Heijden – Head of Expense Accounting & Control at AEGON (2016)

"Edwin and I worked on the same management team at Intercity. He is a highly intelligent, committed and engaging fincance executive focused on driving business outcomes. Played an important role in re-organizing the sales organisation. As a person, Edwin is honest, reliable, friendly and trustworthy. A great guy to have in your management team. I would be delighted to recommend Edwin for any future role"

Bob Stoltink – Sales Director Intercity Zakelijk BV (2015)

"I experienced Edwin is a fine colleague with a positive drive, sharp analytical skills mixed with humor to put things into perspective, in short a very nice hard working colleague providing good quality output in a short amount of time."

Rene Mattijssen – Senior Manager Finance at Vimpelcom (2013)

Companies I have had the pleasure to work for and/or with:


edwin@swaert.nl | +31 (0)6 13 123456