Junior business controller

LokerenIAuditing, accounting

Functieomschrijving As Business Controller you will have a unique opportunity to contribute to both financial reporting and business project management initiatives. You will assist in monthly reporting, perform business analysis, and review company performance, while also playing a crucial role in the roll-out of Odoo as our new ERP system. You will also drive finance-related projects such as onboarding newly acquired companies and implementing a new payroll agency,.... The ideal candidate needs a proven track record of success in a fast-paced environment, as this group has embarked on a strategy of acquiring smaller SME in the same industrial field, consolidating the sector it is active in. The group currently comprises nine different entities and there are more to follow.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in monthly reporting activities, including preparing financial statements, variance analysis, and performance metrics.
  • Conduct business analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement, providing insights to support decision-making.
  • Review performance by company through work in progress reviews, identifying risks and opportunities for optimization.
  • Support the roll-out of Odoo as the new ERP system, acting as the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) and Super User for all users.
  • Take ownership of finance-related projects, such as onboarding newly acquired companies and implementing new payroll agencies, ensuring timely and successful completion.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, develop solutions, and implement process improvements.
  • Utilize Excel and other tools to manipulate and analyse data effectively, creating reports and dashboards to support decision-making.
  • Display a proactive and hands-on approach, driving projects forward with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge, staying up-to-date with industry trends and best practices.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in finance or accounting. A background in audit from a Big 4 firm is also relevant.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel is essential, with experience in Business Intelligence (BI) tools being a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Highly driven and energetic, with a proactive mindset and willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organization.
  • Hands-on and practical, you are also able to perform essential tasks when required and help other members of the finance team.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in Dutch, with other languages being a plus.
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

Our client operates in the field of coating works in Belgium and the Netherlands. We are currently seeking a junior business consultant for their site in Lokeren."

  • Competitive salary with a lot of advantages included a company car
  • A challenging long term assignment for an independent manager who will invoice through his or her management company.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Remote work is possible 1 day per week (can be extended to 2 days per week when candidate is fully familiar with processes and structure of the daily operations)
*Deze functie staat open voor iedereen. Ongeacht gender, seksuele geaardheid, origine, filosofische of religieuze overtuiging, leeftijd of handicap.
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