The recent and fast growing business line Eurofins Digital, Media and Cyber Security Testing is a global leader in end-to-end Quality Assurance (QA) and cyber security. We work with key high-technology businesses in the consumer electronics, software development, automotive, IoT, connected health and media markets, operating a network of test labs in the USA, Belgium, Netherlands, UK, India and China.
For the Benelux region, we are looking for a hands-on Business Controller with focus on the existing businesses in System QA testing, Device Testing and Cyber Security. Position is full-time with a direct reporting line to the Global Finance Manager of the Business Line. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Haarlem, Netherlands (Eurofins Digital Testing and Cyber Security Netherlands B.V.) or Hasselt, Belgium (Eurofins Digital Testing Belgium NV) and flexibility to travel within the Benelux, are encouraged to apply.
Be the Business Partner of Managing Director of the BE and NL companies of Eurofins Digital, Media and Cyber Security Testing
In close cooperation with the National Support Center (NSC) of BE and NL, be responsible for monthly and quarterly financial management reporting of the Benelux region and its business units, explaining main variances in P&L, Net working capital, Capex and all other relevant financial matters
Get strong understanding of the business situation and make the bridge between business and finance
Business Partner for local NSC’s for non-recurrent and material financial matters (such as IT solutions, reporting processes,)
Manage local finance team that are in charge of the O2C process. Support where needed.
Make an analysis of and alert on deviations between actuals and budgets, challenge the business solutions to bridge gaps and monitor the action plans taken
Make ad-hoc financial analysis for the Management team (Managing Director(s), Global Finance Manager and Global Business Line Director)
Strong implication in the budget process of the business line and in particular be fully responsible of the coordination of the budget process and the forecasting exercises
Monitor and control compliance of spending & contracting authorities
Support local finance and admin in NWC and Treasury management
Ad hoc project management, including the implementation of Finance IT systems
Facilitate between the local Managing Directors/ Presidents and National Service Centers
Advisory role in M&A transactions and coordinate Post-M&A integration into the business line
Minimum a Master's degree in Accounting or Finance, with a minimum 3 years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in financial statement consolidation and management reporting strongly preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. oral and written communication skills, presentation skills) as this role will interface with leaders of the Group as well as local resources and experts.
Proven change management and influencing skills.
Strong analytical skills, focus on adding value
Strong problem-solver with “can-do” mentality, able to both pragmatically define solutions and capture and understand all relevant details
Technical knowledge IT: MS Office products with advanced level in Excel.
Strong knowledge of business processes
Experience with different Finance IT Solutions tools such as ERP-tools, PSA-tools, BI-tools, reporting-tools; AX/GP (Microsoft) and Cognos (TM1 IBM) is a plus
Willing to travel on a frequent basis to the different operational sites
Eurofins Scientific through its subsidiaries is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products testing and in agro science CRO services. With over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostics. The Group objective is to provide its customers with high-quality services, accurate results on time and expert advice by its highly qualified staff.
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