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Finance Director - permanent position - Zaventem

For an international organization located in Zaventem, active in the healthcare industry, we are currently looking for a Finance Director (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 healthcare industry.

Finance Director - permanent position - Zaventem

Job description

Reporting to the local Managing Director and to the CFO based in UK, you will be supervising a team of 2 accountants.

Your main responsibilities as a Finance Director will be:

  • You provide leadership to the local Management Team to optimize the business's financial performance and strategic position;
  • You implement the pricing strategy and process;
  • You contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers, and where possible providing competitor analysis;
  • You work with the local Management Team to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans;
  • You provide support and contribute to the implementation of the global financial systems in Belgium;
  • You ensure management accounts are prepared in accordance with Belgian GAAP and IFRS on a monthly basis;
  • You ensure strict adherence to financial deadlines set by Parent company;
  • You oversee all accounting adjustments including inter-company reconciliation, fixed assets, accruals, prepayments and corporation tax;
  • You oversee preparation of monthly accounts in excel template provided by Parent company;
  • You upload the financial statements into Cognos Controller;
  • You prepare annual statutory accounts to Belgian GAAP and IFRS with the aim of producing accounts such that no audit adjustments are required;
  • You prepare statutory accounts in CA format including disclosures;
  • You prepare an audit package providing detailed workings of the amounts included in the financial statements;
  • You provide an analytical review of the profit and loss;
  • You manage all legal and statutory compliance including VAT, Corporation Tax and Employment Taxes;
  • You Manage the audit process;
  • You monitor cash flow to ensure that the cash flow requirements of the business are carefully managed;
  • You explain any short-term deviations in cash to the Group finance and provide any proposal for rectification as necessary;
  • You oversee creditor and debtor management to ensure that net working capital targets are achieved and cash generation maximized;
  • You prepare detailed P&L, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts on a monthly basis;
  • You assist with annual budget preparation.

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


Required profile for the Finance Director:

  • You hold ideally a Master's Degree;
  • You are a Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA or CIMA or similar qualification;
  • You have previous experience in a similar position, including experience of providing Financial Control across a group of companies;
  • You are able to speak & write in Dutch, French and English;
  • You have previous experience producing accounts to Belgian GAAP and IFRS standard;
  • You have strong technical accounting skills;
  • You have up to date knowledge of Belgian GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
  • You have strong IT skills and an advanced Excel knowledge;
  • You have systems implementation experience;
  • You are able to communicate effectively at all levels and in all mediums;
  • You pay attention to detail and are methodical;
  • You are able to work to tight deadlines and to manage priorities;
  • You have an aptitude for problem solving;
  • You think strategically and are well organized;
  • You are highly motivated, a self-starter who thrives under tight deadlines and changing environment;
  • You take ownership of issues through to resolution;
  • You are able to work in a team.


What our client offers:

  • A competitive salary package;
  • A company car;
  • Several extra-legal benefits;
  • Being part of a vibrant, fast-paced and exciting global healthcare company where your talents will be rewarded.

Interested in this position? Apply today.

Vilvoorde - Zaventem

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • Dutch, English, French


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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