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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Zaventem

Senior Business Unit Controller - Brussel - Permanent

For an international organization in the North of Brussels, active in the agriculture industry, we are currently looking for a Senior Business Unit Controller (m/f) for a permanent position.

Via Robert Half Finance & Accounting Zaventem | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 6 days ago

Our client is a diversified industrial group with focus on agriculture.

Senior Business Unit Controller - Brussel - Permanent

Job description

As a Senior Business Unit Controller you will be part of the management team and have following responsibilities:

  • You coordinate and steer the budgeting process , the monthly reporting, making sure the monthly results in the HFM reporting and consolidation tool are accurate and reliable;
  • You understand/challenge monthly results through discussions with local plant controllers. You translate, comment and explain plant results to management;
  • You play a key role (together with the Management Team) in the monthly performance dialogue with the ExCom;
  • You are responsible and accountable for investment requests/analysis and advise on CAPEX/OPEX approvals;
  • You advise the Business Unit on key operational issues and make recommendations to optimize business performance;
  • You give support on insurance matters and coordinate risk management together with the Group;
  • You are a member of the BU Credit Committee;
  • You define and implement Transfer Pricing;
  • You are in charge of the development plan and performance of the plant controllers;
  • Within this role you steer and guide the business unit by building teams, being critical/challenging, ensuring engagement. You develop and assess your team over the different plants and make sure you get the best performance;
  • You act as a communicator making sure all plant controllers have the information they need and explain BU results, performance/risks and opportunities to all levels of the BU, in order to show the impact each one of them can have on the (financial) performance of the BU;
  • You steer and are responsible for improvement of the financial and business reporting processes, make sure the full compliance is met with group and business unit policies and internal control procedures;
  • You ensure, together with the Management Team, the full compliance within the BU;
  • You act as a SPOC for the internal auditor.

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


Required profile for the Business Unit Controller:

  • You have a master's degree;
  • You have minimum 10 years of relevant experience;
  • You're a seasoned finance person;
  • You are a strong people manager;
  • You are flexible, open-minded and able to work in a team as well as independently;
  • You have an excellent critical mindset and analytical skills;
  • You have strong intercultural communication skills;
  • You are Fluent in English and Dutch with a good knowledge of French;
  • You're hands on and entrepreneurial;
  • You are willing to travel.


What our client offers:

  • A very competitive salary package with a company car and extra-legal benefits;
  • An international environment at a global leader within his field;
  • Strategic and international exposure as you will be part of the management team.


Robert Half Belgium
Robert Half Belgium

Pegasus Park, De Kleetlaan 12a bus 4 - 4de verdieping, 1831 Diegem

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • Dutch


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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