Freelance Overhead Controller

Bruges Temporary €500 - €680 per day

Added 10/02/2022

  • Oversee the financial performance of the site
  • Guarantee the continuous improvement of financial processes

About Our Client

For one of my client (transport sector), I am looking for a Freelance Overhead Controller. The overhead controller oversees the financial performance of his site. He also guarantees the continuous improvement of financial processes.

Job Description

▪ Provide reliable and accurate reporting data, on time, both for site and headquarter management

▪ Collect, consolidate, analyse and validate financial data in order to produce actual budget and forecasts, draw conclusions on budget/actual variances and recommend corrective action

▪ Ensure that the financial structure of the site, its processes and systems, are compliant with all internal and external requirements.

▪ Guarantee that internal control rules are correctly applied within the site

▪ Interface and coordinate with project controllers, operations controllers to report and cascade information

▪ Be a business partner to operational teams by proposing improvement and/or corrective actions on their scope

▪ Participate in the change management initiatives (systems/application roll-out, organisational changes, …)

▪ Forecasting accuracy above 95%

▪ On-time delivery of Teranga packs

The Successful Applicant

▪ Business School/University Degree

▪ Minimum 5-8 years financial experience

▪ Practical experience of financial reporting, having lived through a number of financial cycles (Budget, estimating, reporting, closing).

▪ Previous experience in an industrial company with long-term projects

▪ Able to apply internal policies and procedures (i.e. RAMS, & Alstom GAP).

▪ Superior understanding of cost classification & reporting.

▪ Resilience, ability to work under pressure and exposure N+1, N+2 or other Finance Managers.

▪ Reliable and well-organized

▪ Demonstrate Teamwork, Honesty, Integrity, Courage and Conviction.

▪ Manage complex controlling subjects

▪ Problem-solving-oriented attitude

▪ Propose Change and Innovation, Lead Initiatives.

▪ Expertise in SAP FI/CO is appreciated

▪ Provides insightful analysis and entertains meaningful KPIs.

▪ Able to communicate across the Organization.

▪ Provides insights with regards to P&L and Balance Sheet she or he has ownership of.

▪ Fluent in English is mandatory, second language (Dutch) is a plus

What's on Offer

Freelance mission via Michael Page

Zoe Boveroux
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Transport & Distribution
Contract Type
Consultant name
Zoe Boveroux
Job Reference

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