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Financial controller


2020-10-15 13:01:04

Job location Brussels, Brussel, Belgium

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Banking & Financial Services

Job description

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 programs for everyone. Within the Group controlling and reporting 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 the preparation of bpost's IFRS consolidated figures and 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 or more years of experience in a consolidation role including intercompany reconciliations and preparation of consolidated financial statements or 2 to 5 years of experience as an auditor and willing to immerse yourself into IFRS, consolidation and reporting? Keep on reading, this might be the perfect opportunity for you! Preparation of the monthly IFRS consolidated statements; Based on the information received from the different entities (+/- 70 legal entities in +/- 15 countries), you will be accountable for the monthly consolidation at Group level, using the SAPBPC tool. You will manage with the consolidation analyst the intercompany reconciliation process, account for acquisitions and divestments and create, automate the cash flow statement based on flow reporting in the SAPBPC tool. External reporting: For the stock exchange reporting you will prepare - with the Group controllers and the investor relations team - the quarterly financial reports as well as the annual report, including the auditor's review. Working capital analysis: You drive the working capital analysis, perform financial analysis and help out to formulate recommendations concerning the working capital to senior management. Group accounting: In cooperation with the Group controllers, give clear instructions to the different subsidiaries, provide support to the reporting entities, maintain and develop the Group accounting policies and manual. You combine a previous audit or consolidation 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 Good (theoretical) knowledge of consolidation, basic knowledge IFRS (willing to invest in this knowledge in combination with on the job learning and trainings provided) Very good knowledge of Dutch or French and good knowledge of English 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 be...

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