Consultant Katrien Vanden Meerssche
Date posted 27 November 2018 2018-11-272019-01-25 fmcg Avenue Louise 326 1050 Brussels Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.be
This growing company active in the FMCG sector is currently looking for a Financial Controller to join their team based in Brussels. As a Financial Controller you will work closely with group stakeholders, countries and management to understand, monitor and communicate on the group’s financial performance.
Your main tasks will be:
- Influence the direction of the business by analysing main variances and provide actionable insights across markets and products.
- Effective communication of the global financial results to the Group Leadership Team by understanding the financial data (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) and by developing key performance indicators.
- Identify key deviators from budget and validate with business controllers the future risks/opportunities vs. budget and ensure with Business Control team that action plans are put in place.
- Active participation and coordination of the Target Setting, Budget and Forecast processes.
- Play a key role in the implementation and designing of the new group corporate performance management (CPM) platform and be an administrator.
- Develop a sound control environment to improve the accuracy and completeness of data with the financial systems and BI environment.
- Collaborate with group consolidation to define and maintain group reporting guidelines, processes and adequate checks.
The ideal candidate possesses a Master in Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of 5 years experience in a financial controlling role, preferably on a regional/group level.
Fluency in English, with good knowledge of French and/or Dutch are required.
You have experience using group consolidation and planning tools, i.e. SAP and Qlikview, and you have expert knowledge of Excel.
If you have strong communication skills, you are a team player, you are analytical, you enjoy an international environment and you have a drive for results, then this position of Financial Controller is perfect for you. Send us your application now.