Financial Controller

Brussel-Centrum

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The purpose

bpost is always on the move. We create an environment for our people with challenging projects, inspiring collaborations and the latest technologies, with interesting job opportunities and training programmes for everyone.

Within the Group controlling department (HQ) we have the unique opportunity to understand the Group's business and financial processes. If you have the will to immerse yourself in bpost's external (stock market) reporting as one of the biggest Belgian companies with headquarters in Belgium you might just as well be the perfect candidate.

2 to 4 years of experience as an auditor at one of the big four (EY, PWC, Deloitte or KPMG) or mid-tier (BDO or Grant Thorton)? Keep on reading, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Are these focus areas something for you?

  • Cash flow:

    • For the stock exchange reporting you will draw up the Group’s cashflow and analysis with the annual and quarterly reports including the auditor’s review

    • Internally you will work on the working capital management in corporation with the subsidiaries and you will work out business improvement proposals.

  • Group closing: you are responsible for the last mile of bpost's Group monthly IFRS closing for a number of processes

  • AOP - Account Ownership Project:  (internal control): in your role of process manager (PO) you will make suggestions for improvements.

  • Monitoring: from an accounting and controlling perspective of a number of (international) subsidiaries

Your profile

As Group Financial Controller you combine a previous audit experience with a strong personality, good communication- and interpersonal skills

We would like to emphasize the things below:

  • You have a contagious passion for finance and your Master's degree in economics, business administration proves this

  • You like to have impact: in this position you have a high exposure to internal (C-level) and external stakeholders

  • Two to four years as an auditor is perfect

  • Good knowledge BGAAP, basic knowledge IFRS (willing to invest in this knowledge in combination with on the job learning)

  • Very good knowledge of Dutch and good knowledge of English

Why bpost?

Like many other companies, we offer, in addition to a monthly salary, a wide range of benefits, including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, group insurance, disability insurance, a bonus, a car, 20 days' leave and 7 additional statutory leave days, an end-of-year bonus, double holiday pay and many benefits for more than 100 bpost partners.

This is where we really stand out:

  • Decisions are taken here in Belgium. At the same time, you are part of an international story, thanks to our many activities in Europe, US and Asia. In your role you will have a direct impact.

  • You will find yourself in a company in a state of flux. Admittedly, this creates some complexity, but above all a lot of challenges and innovative projects.

  • The atmosphere, the collegiality and the friendly bpost culture is unique. And we will prove it.

  • You can focus 100% on your job, with optimal support from all our internal services.

  • As an international service provider of parcel and e-commerce logistics, we create real connections between millions of people, businesses and communities. Our team of +34,000 employees is our greatest asset in this story. Thanks to them, we continue to play a key role in our rapidly changing society.