Captains Of Finance

Plant Controller

Locatie West-vlaanderen
Type contract Vast / Tijdelijk

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Captains of Finance is a HR service provider specialized in both recruitment and outsourcing of finance professionals. We focus on Financial/Business Controllers, Business Analysts and Treasury professionals.


The purpose of this position is to manage the controlling processes that are part of the management control cycle of the Business Unit and Group. The primary objective is to support senior management with pro-active, accurate and timely financial information in order to implement the group’s growth strategy. Be the best in class finance function, pro-actively providing actionable information by developing and empowering the finance team.

You will be part of a dynamic team and work closely together with business controllers of other plants in Belgium and for the total BU worldwide.

Be an important business partner for the plant manager and staff, by pro-active, timely and accurate reporting and analysis, where you are able to translate the financial information in order to facilitate strategical decisions

Responsible for financial follow-up of the production plant in Belgium, which is one of our group’s largest and most complex plants:

Provide and validate manufacturing variance analysis for the production plant in Belgium compared to prior year, forecast and budget

Actively participate in the monthly closing process for the BU worldwide

Participate and validate and consolidate the annual budget and standard costs for the production plant in Belgium

Participate and validate the monthly rolling forecast process and ensure forecast reliability

Improve and optimize our controlling processes where possible

Responsible for CAPEX reporting of the production plants in Belgium as well as consolidated CAPEX reporting for the total BU

Aid in improving, implementing and managing processes, procedures and internal controls across the different local organizations of the Business Unit

Aid in the local plant roll-outs worldwide and finetuning of the SAP ERP system


Master degree with 3-5 years controlling experience

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: you are able to communicate effectively with stakeholders from various levels and background

Strong analytical skills

You are a fluent communicator in Dutch and English

You have advanced knowledge of Excel. Familiarity with SAP CO is an asset

Ons aanbod

We will give you an attractive salary, supplemented by a range of fringe benefits, such as group and hospitalisation insurance, meal vouchers and eco-cheques, a company car, 20 days’ holiday and 16 working time adjustment days off.

Bedrijfs informatie

Since 2005 our customer is part of a famous US listed company. It is the world's largest company in it's industry with manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe, Russia and Asia.

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