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A leading services company is looking for a new CFO to join their team based in Brussels.

As CFO, you will play a central role in implementing the company's strategic plan, reporting directly to the CEO.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Provide financial management for all Group companies (5 countries)
  • The CFO coordinates a team of 35 people in the accounting, management control, internal audit and procurement departments
  • In the context of the strategic growth plan, the CFO analyses the quality of potential acquisitions and defines the expected growth of the various entities (acquisitions and existing business)
  • The CFO keeps the 3-year plan alive and provides regular feedback on the changes needed to the plan in order to achieve the objectives set
  • Presenting the financial results to the Executive Committee and advising on strategic decisions and the execution of the defined strategy
  • Communicating the Group's financial situation to the Supervisory Board, Boards of Directors, Works Council, People's Advisory Board and supervisory bodies
  • Maintains/establishes the contacts required by the function (auditors, supervisory authorities, specialists, etc.)
  • Participation in the implementation of a new ERP system

About you:

  • You have at least 10 years' experience, including experience as Group CFO in a company of significant size and complexity
  • You will have solid experience in managing various financial aspects such as accounting, taxation and management control. Experience in corporate development is also an advantage
  • Ideally, you will have worked in the services sector in a company with a certain level of complexity
  • You have successfully managed large teams in the past
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial sector, particularly insurance, would be an advantage
  • M&A experience would be highly valued
  • Mastery of international accounting standards such as IFRS, in particular IFRS 17, would be a major advantage
  • You are bilingual in French and Dutch, and have an excellent command of English

Your strengths :

  • Leadership, empathy and a strong team spirit
  • Ability to motivate teams and communicate difficult messages tactfully
  • Collaborative spirit, favouring open and transparent communication
  • Results-oriented, proactive, rigorous, analytical and critical
  • Change management skills

What the company offers:

  • A competitive salary package, including additional benefits such as a bonus and company car
  • Attractive net expenses and meal vouchers
  • Group and hospital insurance

If you are looking for a challenging professional opportunity that will allow you to fully express your potential and reach new heights in your career, we strongly encourage you to apply now for this position.

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Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance management

Industry: Human Resources and Personnel

Salary: A competitive salary package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Executive

Location: Brussels

Job Reference: 2146082/001

Date posted: 31 May 2024

Consultant: Marie Parmentier

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