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business controller a.i.

  • Freelancer
    3-4 months (extension possible)
  • Controlling
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  • Added on: 25 November 2021

About our client

Our client is an international player with headquarters in Brussels. To optimize processes and guarantee continuity, they are looking for a strong freelance Business Controller.


The Controller is a true business partner for the respective cluster management team as a whole and specifically for the Cluster Manager.
The Controller plays a key role in improving the performance in a Cluster and supporting the business/sites in achieving the site and cluster objectives. In addition, the Controller is an important link in the financial structure of the business line: he provides clarifying analyzes & reports and guarantees strong financial and business controls.

In terms of responsibility, it is the controller who takes the lead, both in the month-end closing and budget, forecast, year-end closing, etc. In addition, when the controller finds deviations/improvements, he will try to clarify these in consultation with both the cluster manager and the site manager, and then the controller will also take the lead in solving this and closely monitor the further implementation. 
He/she is responsible for the implementation of the administrative organisation, internal control and financial-administrative processes in the cluster.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a control function in an industrial service-oriented company 
  • Leader with a strong personality and persuasiveness that is respected
  • Inquisitive by nature, able to analyze problems, devise solutions and communicate them clearly
  • Technically strong, experience with IFRS and accounting
  • Able to manage projects
  • Leads change in a positive, tolerant, supportive, energetic and passionate way
  • Strong, focused and determined – copes with tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organizational & analytical skills with understanding of statistical data needs and accountability
  • Financial & Operational Control: Ensuring the delivery & mastery of data & details, & strong control & good quality reports
  • Feels comfortable giving presentations to all types of stakeholders
  • Preferably knowledge of logistics/distribution and the waste management sector
  • Understanding IT, data warehousing, management reporting, scheduling applications