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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Zaventem

Business Controller - permanent position - Zaventem

For an international organization located in Zaventem (airport), active in the aviation industry, we are currently looking for a Business Controller (m/f) for a permanent position.

Via Robert Half Finance & Accounting Zaventem

Published on 16 days ago

The company is located in Zaventem and is active in the aviation industry.

Business Controller - permanent position - Zaventem

Job description

As Business Controller, you are responsible for the full maintenance budget of the Belgian and Dutch fleet (budget +- 100 mio €) . Your responsibilities include:

  • You provide support to the engineering department in drawing up budgets (annually) and forecasts (every three months);
  • You calculate the provision for large maintenance works per aircraft on a monthly basis and determine the correct rates in line with the contract;
  • You ensure a correct and continuous cost calculation per type of aircraft;
  • You are responsible for timely and accurate reporting, both operationally and financially, in collaboration with the responsible engineering and officers. Cost/benefit analysis of specific projects is key here;
  • You pragmatically analyze all maintenance-related cost applications. Based on this analysis, you give advice to the relevant department managers;
  • You track irregularities in order to be able to propose cost-saving measures;
  • You monitor investments made by means of post-implementation analysis; ensuring that the investments made/requested are in line with the predetermined budgets;
  • You analyze the assets in the asset management system;
  • You develop and optimize internal auditing systems.

By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:


Required profile for the Business Controller:

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree with a finance specialization;
  • You have acquired minimum 3 years of experience in controlling;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;
  • You are familiar with financial and operational reporting;
  • You work accurately, have a hands-on mentality and are good with numbers;
  • You have a proficient knowledge of Excel;
  • You are good at creating new systems and processes;
  • You have gained experience with an ERP system;
  • You are willing to travel to the Netherlands one to two days a month to carry out the necessary inspections;
  • You are extremely passionate when it comes to technology and aviation.


What our client offers:

  • A competitive salary package;
  • A company car;
  • Several extra-legal benefits;
  • The ability to work with enthusiastic colleagues in different countries.
  • An opportunity to develop yourself within the group through specific talent programs and training courses.

Interested in this position? Apply today.

Vilvoorde - Zaventem

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  • Academic Bachelor
  • Dutch, English


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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