Regional Business Controller

Job in brief

Are you an enthusiastic Financial control analyst? Having experience in budgeting, controlling, handling internal controls and process improvement, and served for a regional business unit for an International firm? Then you are the one we are looking for.   Your main role would be leading the financial planning and analysis function with a key accountability managing the financial for the Regional Sales and Service Centers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Budgeting, Controlling & Reporting
    • Responsible for the financial part of project Management, project Accounting and reporting for Mid- and Long- term Operational Business Projects and installations.
    • Manage the pipeline, order entry and backlog for Mid- and Long- term Operational Business Projects and installations.
    • Provide support in regular financial closing, reporting and forecasting (projects & installations) cycle to ensure appropriate review, governance and decision support requirements.
    • Compile and generate value-added management reporting package.
    • Manage the budgeting & forecasting consolidation process across the Region.
  • Internal Control & Process Improvement
    • Provide expert advice and analytical support to commercial and support functions by proactively identifying opportunities and raising challenges to meet business objectives and mitigate risks (margin erosion, credit risk, compliance)
    • Provide expert advice and financial analysis on ad hoc initiatives such as tender and access pricing, new product introduction, new sales channels, etc.
    • Execute simplification projects and implementation of best practices for continuous improvement in both business’ and finance organization’s ways of working.
    • Assisting management and QA in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organization.
    • Review, update and document business processes and accounting/financial policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Adhoc duties
    • Preparation financial reports
      • Assist the Group Finance Department (Treasurer and Business Controller) in providing relevant & timely financial information.
      • Collect, & consolidate financial reports. Ensure the accuracy and integrity of accounting records and financial systems. Analyze & explain evolution of figures.
      • Collect, check, rework & consolidate Projects sales & Contribution Margin (sales, margins, orders, backlog, payment terms). Perform sanity check on the figures.
      • Perform reconciliations between the different Project reports, supervise the corrections.
      • Collection & consolidate various other reports (headcount, capex, sales KPI, forecasts, operational KPI, etc.).
      • Consolidate & regularly update management PowerPoint presentations
    • Liaise with different departments to ensure the Regional Business Vice President, Project Managers and Finance department is properly supporting the needs of the operating businesses.
    • Assist the Regional Vice President and Group Business Controller in the preparation, collection, consolidation & analysis of budget figures & forecasts.
    • There could be a travel of 20% of working time.


Required Skills / Knowledge / Experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience in Accounting, Controlling & Budgeting principles and Process improvement.
  • Familiar with IFRS and most usual tax matters.
  • Knowledge of long-term project accounting.
  • Proficiency with computers and excellent Microsoft skills.
  • System/ERP knowledge, Navision/Microsoft Dynamics 365/Power BI is a plus.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • French language is an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to support
  • Proven team player with leadership skills including the ability to coach and energize others.
  • Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills.
  • Excellent planning & administration skills.
  • Open to innovation and new ways of working.
  • Innovative thinking and can-do attitude.
  • Critical thinking and good analytical skills.


What you can expect from the employer

  • An attractive tax-free salary.
  • Paid vacation with air ticket.
  • Health insurance.
  • A clean and hygienic environment.
  • Working with decent / highly educated and professional team.

More Information

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Our vision is to stand and serve the market for centuries and profit is not a main motive.