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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Brussels

Country Controller - Zaventem

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is currently looking for a Country Controller for a permanent position based in Zaventem.

Via Robert Half Finance & Accounting Brussels

Published on 11 days ago

Our client is a fast growing company active in the aviation sector.

Country Controller - Zaventem

Job description

As Country Controller you will be responsible for:

  • As Country Controller you oversees the financial performance of the following activities in his/her geographic scope:
  • Passenger Handling stations in Amsterdam and Rotterdam;
  • Passenger Handling stations in Düsseldorf and Hanover;
  • Country Overheads & Shared Services in Germany & The Netherlands;
  • You control bookings made & to be made (invoices, accruals, provisions) together with the businesses and with central accounting department;
  • You review & challenge monthly reporting & variance analysis with Country Managing Director and station managers;
  • You collect, analyze & challenge operational & financial inputs from stations;
  • You analyze variances with previous budget/forecast;
  • You prepare & defend in front of ExCom, Group CEO and Board;
  • You monitor closely the quality, coherence and completeness of operational & financial information provided; drive/support improvement initiatives;
  • You assist in reviewing/completing the financial company manual;
  • You assist in key Cost modeling & profitability analyses;
  • You assist in key Investment/divestment analysis & business case preparation;
  • You assist in other projects (billing audits, procurement, business intelligence, airport license renewals, worker's councils, etc.);
  • You acts as the finance business partner supporting the Country Managing Director, and is expected to develop trusted working relationship with a broad range of people within the organization
  • Group-level: Group CEO, Group CFO, VP Business Transformation, Central Accounting & Treasury departments;
  • Country-level: Country Managing Director, Commercial Manager, HR Manager, Country Planning;
  • Station-level: Station Managers, department heads, local admin & invoicing teams.

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


The required profile for the Country Controller position:

  • You have a Bachelor and/or Master in Finance, or equivalence by experience;
  • You have minimum 3 years of financial experience in auditing and/or controlling, preferably within an international environment;
  • You are fluent in English as well as is either Dutch or German is required;
  • You have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office skill (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);
  • You have strong analytical skills with an eye for detail, curious & critical view;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, ability to blend in / challenge / influence at multiple levels within the organization
  • You have strong synthesis & presentation skills, ability to present & defend figures in front of C-level people;
  • You are able to work at operational, tactical & strategic level;
  • You are autonomous, organized, results & end-product oriented.


Interested in this position of Country Controller? Apply today.


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  • Full-time

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