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Financial Controller

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A leading, international insurance company is looking for a Financial Controller to join its offices in Brussels. The company excels in identifying, managing and satisfying the diverse needs of its customers, both short- and long-term. In your role as a Financial Controller, you will report to the Head of consolidation and financial control. In this role you are part of Consolidation & Financial Reporting & Control team comprising of Financial Controllers and Financial reporting analysts. You are responsible for the follow-up of an operating company.

Your main responsibilities as a Financial Controller will be:

  • Provide support and coordinate regular IFRS reporting cycles (quarterly/annual) for the operating company, ensuring completeness, accuracy and timeliness
  • You act as the link between the operating company and the Group's financial reporting team
  • You are able to translate the business underlying data into financial reporting data
  • Contribute to external reporting such as the consolidated interim financial report and the Group annual report
  • Participate in Group projects
  • Propose and make improvements to processes and internal controls
  • Keep up with IFRS developments

Your profile:

  • You have a university degree in accounting or finance
  • You have more than 5 years' professional experience in accounting and reporting in a financial institution or one of the Big 4 audit firms
  • You have a good knowledge of IFRS (IFRS 17/9 is a plus)
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch or French

Your strengths:

  • Analytical, problem-solver, eager learner
  • Able to thrive in complex challenges
  • Team player, but also able to work autonomously

The company’s offer:

  • A competitive and extensive salary combined with other attractive benefits such as meal vouchers, eco vouchers, additional child benefit, mobile allowance and intervention in the internet reimbursement
  • Hospitalization, disability and group insurance
  • The possibility of home working up to 50%
  • A variety of learning & development opportunities through an e-learning platform for professional growth
  • The possibility to optimize part of your salary package with a flexible income plan
  • A flat organization with close collaboration and communication with management and the various departments

If this describes you, and you'd like to be part of a dynamic, multicultural working environment, then apply now for this Financial Controller position and seize this opportunity to develop your career.

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Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Controlling

Industry: Insurance

Salary: A competitive and extensive salary

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Brussels

Job Reference: 2141242/001

Date posted: 06 June 2024

Consultant: Stephen Fournier

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