Business Controller

Description of the Job Offer


Robert Half Talent Solutions is currently looking for a Business Controller for a permanent position based in Brussels area.

Our client is a major player in the chemical sector.

As Business Controller, you will provide valuable reports and insights into the business to support operational and strategic decision-making. You will work closely with various stakeholders both at our headquarters and with colleagues from the business in different countries!

The Business Controllers support the Country and Regional Managers on several aspects.

Concretely, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Strategic Partner: Act as a strategic partner for Business Unit (BU) management teams, providing financial insights, analysis, and guidance for decision-making.
  • Financial Analysis and Scenario Planning: Develop and analyze various scenarios and business cases, assessing the financial impact and working capital requirements for each decision or strategy.
  • KPI Management: Initiate, monitor, and enhance Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and Stock Risks, ensuring they align with organizational goals and standards.
  • Revenue Recognition and Controls: Oversee and ensure proper sales and financial recognition of commercial transactions, implementing controls to maintain compliance and accuracy.
  • Communication Bridge: Serve as a liaison between the Business Unit and Global Finance department, facilitating communication and alignment of financial strategies and objectives.
  • Planning and Control: Take ownership of the planning and control cycle for the Business Units, managing operating expenses, budgeting, forecasting, and monthly estimates. Manage slow-moving or obsolete stock and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Utilize tools like PowerBI to create dashboards for performance monitoring, regularly discussing insights and findings with country, sales, and regional leads.

The required profile for the Business Controller position:

  • Bachelor degree preferably in Business or Economics;
  • At least 3 years' experience as a financial or Business Controller;
  • Proven experience with tools, techniques, processes and systems in the control arena; excellent command of MS Office applications, knowledge of ERP systems is preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and fluent in English and French
  • Willing to work in an international network organization and communicate with all levels.
  • Have a good environmental awareness and are result and improvement orientated.

Our offer for this Business Controller position:

  • An attractive salary package based on your experience;
  • An opportunity to work in a dynamic international environment;
  • A long-term contract with continuous learning and professional growth opportunities.

Are you interested and meet the criteria for this search? Quickly send us your CV!

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