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Financial Controller

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A multinational company operating in the automotive sector in Zaventem is currently looking for a Financial Controller to support its finance department and other non-financial departments. The company is focused on growth and offers a professional environment focused on innovation and development.

You will join their offices in Zaventem and act as a business partner in monthly matters. You will report to the Financial Control Teamlead.

Your main responsibilities as a Financial Controller will include:

  • Conduct month-end closing procedures for the entities and ensure timely reporting to headquarters in accordance with US GAAP
  • Oversee financial administration for two entities, ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • Analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts, providing explanations for any discrepancies
  • Assist other finance departments with monthly inquiries, ensuring adherence to GAAP standards
  • Prepare standalone financial statements for two entities following Belgium GAAP regulations
  • Train various departments, including offshore teams, on GAAP compliance
  • Support internal and external audits as well as compliance with SOX regulations
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for specific topics in group reporting
  • Act as the primary contact for inquiries from the regional reporting team and US/EU accounting policy team regarding local entities
  • Lead efforts to enhance and standardize processes across Belgian entities and other group entities

About you :

  • You have a master's degree in finance (business administration, business economics or accounting)
  • You have between 4 and 5 years' relevant experience in a finance department or audit firm
  • You have a good understanding of BEGAAP. Knowledge of US GAAP is an asset
  • You have excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • You can communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English and Dutch. Knowledge of French is an plus
  • You are an excellent communicator and are able to build strong relationships within a complex international organisation

You will benefit from it:

  • An attractive salary package including a company car, meal vouchers, eco vouchers, a laptop, a telephone, a net allowance and group and hospitalization insurance
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development
  • The opportunity to work from home two days a week, offering flexibility and work-life balance

Explore this opportunity within a rapidly growing company. Your role as Financial Controller will actively contribute to the growth of the company, offering a rewarding career and tangible benefits. Apply to shape a bright future in a professional environment where you can flourish.

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Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Controlling

Industry: Automotive

Salary: An attractive salary package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Language: English - Professional Working

Second Language: Dutch - Professional Working

Location: Zaventem

Job Reference: 2067122/001

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Marie Parmentier

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