IT Business Analyst, Finance

NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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Your new job and office

Suppose you are looking to further your career as an IT Business Analyst within the Finance domain. In this role, you help us take advantage of our global edge by introducing and leveraging Finance solutions across our countries and brands.  

You will help shape our landscape with unified systems like Coupa and Zycus for Sourcing not-for-resale (NFR) goods, which includes everything we buy as a company that we do not sell in our stores. 

Ahold Delhaize is moving its financial administration systems (e.g., PeopleSoft) to one global platform being SAP S/4HANA, including many integrations. You make an impact by looking at these changes from an IT perspective: 

  • Translate business requirements into system requirements, design specifications, and document new and existing application requirements. Ensure that new or existing systems meet business requirements and practices and that all application interface issues/concerns are understood, documented, and addressed satisfactorily 

  • Manage the process of change –required changes to existing applications and integrations and creating new ones based upon business need 

  • Contribute to the strategic roadmap for global IT initiatives - Work with senior leadership and key stakeholders to support organizational strategic objectives, leveraging existing applications/ functionality to ease administrative burden and build efficient, effective, and scalable processes. 

  • Partner with business teams - Understand their needs and requirements, make recommendations for solutions, and roadmap and prioritize implementation to support Ahold Delhaize's business objectives. 

  • Coordinate with internal and external partners - Work with 3rd party software and internal teams (product, legal, and security) to ensure configuration and integrations are efficient, compliant, and accurate.

Your new office 
Working as an IT Business Analyst, you do at and with Ahold Delhaize. With around 370,000 employees worldwide for more than 50 million customers per week. On a slightly smaller scale, you work with 1,500 colleagues at HQ’s in the Netherlands. By doing better together and innovating every day, we strengthen our pioneering role. And this way, we build trusted local brands.  

You will find your new workplace at our vibrant head office, right next to the Zaandam station. On the 6th floor with the Global Support Office (GSO), to be precise. The GSO sets global strategic frameworks, facilitates the sharing of best practices, and encourages economies of scale for the entire organization. Your team consists of other Business Analysts and Project Managers. You will report to the Manager of Global Solution Delivery Finance. 

What do we offer?

At Ahold Delhaize, we want to grow. That is only possible if you grow with us. That is why you can go in all directions with us career-wise and in your personal development. While we work together to build our brand and career, you can count on (based on 40 hours a week):  

  • a permanent contract and a gross annual salary between 70-80k, depending on your experience 

  • flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home 

  • an excellent pension plan with a personal contribution of 6.2% 

  • reimbursement of your travel expenses to and from Zaandam 

  • 32.5 vacation days (20 vacation standard days plus a budget which you can decide to spend on 12.5 extra vacation days).

  • the possibility to attend training courses at our expense 

  • an attractive bonus on top of your salary 

  • discounts on various insurance policies 

  • a laptop and telephone 

  • a 10% discount on your grocery shopping in our Albert Heijn stores, up to € 300 per year 


At Ahold Delhaize, you work for one of the largest retailers in the world. To keep up with us, you are bursting with ambition. And specifically, for this vacancy of IT Business Analyst, you have excellent influencing, analytical, and communication skills. With those skills, you truly understand the business's needs to help build the best possible solutions. You complete this with:  

  • a bachelor's or master's degree 

  • 3+ years of experience as an IT Business Analyst within a global organization 

  • experience in the Finance and/or Procurement domain and related applications (change/implementation), preferably with SAP

  • knowledge of Coupa, Zycus, or PeopleSoft (our current platform) is considered a plus 

  • Fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.  

Apply now 
Seeing is experiencing, which applies to our stores and our office in Zaandam, perhaps your new workplace, where you, as an IT Business Analyst, influence the most famous Dutch retail brands. We would also like to ask you not to send a standard motivation letter but to formulate an answer to the following questions: 

  • Why would you like to work for Ahold Delhaize? 

  • Why do you think you will be successful in this position? Please help us link your experience to our requirements and understand the reason behind your career move. 

  • Please indicate one of your strengths and one skill you wish to improve or develop.  

Want to know more before you apply for our role as Finance Business Analyst? Wouter Lipsius, Talent Acquisition Partner, is happy to tell you everything about this vacancy via 

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