Finance Manager Benelux - Antwerp

Chemicals - Finance & Accounting
Ref: 76 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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Finance Manager Job Description

Responsible and accountable for managing the Finance department, supporting the Company strategy in alignment with European Headquarter and in collaboration with local Head of Market/ Head of cluster.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manages the Finance team and coordinates the Finance department activities:
  • Statutory accounting: general ledger accounting and taxes, coordinating accounts receivable & payables, asset accounting, statutory financials
  • Monthly reporting and consolidation and business performance management
  • Budgeting
  • Credit control
  • Treasury & banking and cash flow forecasting
  • Manages financial risk & compliance activities:
  • Coordinates Financial Control Framework testing
  • Relates with management and external auditors
  • Supports business and projects with strong related financial impact in the Country:
  • Support investments decision both for key Capex and Opex initiatives
  • Drives financial awareness and profitability focus within country organization
  • Drives cash generating/improving initiatives

Key Challenges:

  • Support organization in the change management process and business turn-around by playing a leading role within leadership team and country organization
  • Manage multiple activities/initiatives with tight deadlines
  • Support and coordinate financial activities related to project requirements
  • Facilitate the standardization of finance processes under guidance of EU finance team

Communication and Working Relationship (Internal/External):

Strong integration with all departments

Strong interaction and integration with Europe and Corporate finance departments/functions

Qualifications & Education:

Master’s degree in economics/Finance

Skills/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Planning and controlling skills
  • Accountant Skills: IFRS Accounting Standards
  • Good knowledge of English Language
  • Min 5/6 years finance experience
  • Tax/Cash Flow/Accounting Areas
  • Good SAP proficiency
  • Team Management skills