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Divisional Controller

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With EUR 2.54 billion in annual revenues and over 28,000 employees across over 310 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories providing a unique range of analytical testing services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments.

Its Group Service Center is located in Brussels (Auderghem), and we are looking to expand our team with a:

 

Divisional Controller

 

Summary of role and objectives           

  • Be the business partner of one of the division leaders and member of the group operating council for financial and controlling matters
  • Be responsible for all monthly and quarterly financial reporting of the division and its business units, explaining main variances in P&L, Net working capital, Capex and all other relevant financial matters
  • Work closely with controllers in the business units and/or in the countries to get strong understanding of the business situation
  • Make analysis of and alert on deviations between actuals and budgets, challenge the business solutions to bridge gaps and monitor the action plans taken
  • Make ad-hoc financial analysis for the division leader and the Group management
  • Strong implication in the budget process of the division and in particular be fully responsible of the coordination of the budget process and the forecasting exercises
  • Improve, simplify, standardize and/or automate management information, reporting and KPI’s
  • Support the coordination & implementation of Group’s Finance policies & procedures
  • Ad hoc project management, including the implementation of Finance IT systems supporting the Group’s controlling activities

 

Qualifications and experience required

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or Business
  • From 5 to 7 years of experience gained as controller or financial analyst. Controlling experience in the Headquarter team is preferable
  • Excellent level in English with knowledge of other European languages
  • Personal skills:

o   Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. interview skills, oral and written communication skills, presentation skills) as this role will interface with leaders of the Group as well as local resources and experts. Proven change management and influencing skills.

o   Strong analytical skills, focus on adding value

o   Strong problem-solver with “can-do” mentality, able to both pragmatically define solutions and capture and understand all relevant details when necessary

  • Technical knowledge IT: MS Office products with advanced level in Excel. Strong knowledge of Cognos is a plus