Working Capital Manager & Treasury - Mechelen

Location : Mechelen
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half is currently recruiting a Working Capital Manager & Treasury to join the Mechelen office of a young dynamic company with more than 25 years of experience in its field.

Our client is a new company that wants to grow substantially over the coming years maintaining a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

Reporting to the CFO, the Working Capital Manager & Treasury will have following responsibilities:


Leadership of the European accounts receivable portfolio:

  • Continuously improve DSO, AR turnover and past dues
  • Provide controllership around accounts receivable processes
  • Implement and manage the credit policy
  • Enforce it in consensus with the Commercial Team
  • Execute credit checks and manage credit risk including overall portfolio risk
  • Manage disputes and resolve root causes
  • Coordinate monthly reporting activities
  • Measure progress against plan and develop estimates
  • Work with controller to manage systems and process improvements
  • Lead weekly/monthly cash calls with commercial team
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers related to credit & collection (lawyers, financial information providers, credit insurance,…
  • Comply with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Participate to review of annual contracts with customers
  • Implement Factoring - Financing of Receivables

Payables :

Leadership of the accounts payables portfolio :

  • Continuously improve the DPO, AP turnover
  • Initiate actions with procurement in order to increase payment terms with suppliers
  • Co Lead negotiations with suppliers to improve ROCE favorability to business

Inventory :

Leadership of the Inventory and Excess & Obsolete inventory :

  • Initiate and lead actions with commercial to reduce the amount by 30% YOY
  • Root cause analysis to avoid filling the bucket.
  • Preparation and participation to the E&O
  • Support to the S&OP Process


  • Manage the banking relationships
  • Implement a cash pool
  • Allocation of funds & financial assets
  • Supervision of the banking, credit & insurance functions
  • Negotiating borrowing facilities with the banks
  • Effective utilization of the surplus funds
  • Foreign exposure management
  • Money market activities
  • Review of internal control to ensure the protection of the company's assets
  • Manage the payment authorizations through reach
  • Lead enhancement projects such as automatic cash allocation- integration in ERP, …

The requested qualifications for this job include:

  • You have at least 5 to 10 years' experience in working capital or treasury
  • You have a strong drive and determination to achieve results
  • You have proven leadership and problem solving
  • You are an excellent communicator and you have excellent interpersonal skills
  • You are fluent Dutch and English
  • You have the ability to handle multiple tasks and activities
  • You have the ability to give before receiving

A dynamic and stimulating work environment, within a new company that wants to grow substantially over the coming years. The finance organization, its systems and procedures are still in an initial phase and you will have the opportunity, together with the CFO, to build it into a way that fits best for the team and management.

Are you interested in this challenging position? Or would you like to have more information? Apply today and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



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