Regional Controller - north of Antwerp

Location : Antwerp
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half is currently recruiting a Regional Controller for the headquarters of our client, based in the north of Antwerp. You will be part of a controlling team.

Our client is a Belgian group that employs about 1,500 people worldwide and has operations in Central & Latin America, Europe, Africa & Asia. The group has been growing rapidly the last couple of years.

As Regional Controller your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that adequate internal control is applied in affiliates worldwide with a focus on the region that is attributed to you.
  • Support the accounting processes in the affiliates within your region.
  • Supervise the timely and correct reporting of all affiliates. Make sure deadlines for the various reporting are achieved.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies across all locations. (Policies regarding fixed assets, inventory and inventory related accounts and standard costs).
  • Follow-up and report on various risk (accounts receivable, taxes, stock control, etc.).
  • Constantly review internal processes and procedures and proactively recommend improvements and assist in implementing them.
  • Coordinate the Audit Reviews with Regional Business owners and develop a close relationship with them.
  • Develop a close working relationship with your affiliates management to stay closely connected on business evolutions and local reality.
  • Develop in depth understanding on local business models to support financial statement analysis and validation in support of decision making at local and regional level.
  • Support annual budget cycle and monthly financial reporting & analysis on group level.
  • Manage ad-hoc projects within the above task scope as needed.

The requested qualifications for this job:

  • You have obtained a Master Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • You have minimum 5 years of experience in audit or in a similar function within a multinational environment showing strong business finance skills.
  • You are prepared to travel at least 20% - 25% of your time.
  • You are fluent in both English and Spanish.
  • You are proactive and not afraid to take initiatives and go the extra mile.
  • You have an open personality and you are a strong communicator.
  • You are rigorous and diplomatic at the same time.
  • You have an analytical and critical mindset.
  • You are stress resistant, punctual and focused on achieving deadlines.

Our client offers:

  • A job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment.
  • Cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture.
  • An attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits (e.g. company
  • car, meal vouchers, …).

Are you interested in this position? Apply now and send us your cv. We will get back to you as soon as possible.



Jan Van Gentstraat 1 bus 301
2000 Antwerp

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