We are looking for a (m / f) :
AREA CONTROLLING OFFICER NORTHERN EUROPE (M / F)
As Area Controlling Officer Northern Europe (NE) you will work in a versatile and multidisciplinary role. Your responsibilities will be divided between IT Controlling, being a real business partner, and Area Controlling where you will support the Area Controller NE in his missions.
You will be based in Zaventem, Arval Belgium, and report directly to the Area Controller NE.
Main Responsibilities IT Controlling
IT Europe and Mediterranean region is centralised in the Netherlands. Our IT platform has 2.000 users in 15 Arval entities.
To reinforce this dynamic and growing environment you will make the bridge between finance and IT team and have following tasks :
Act as first point of contact for all IT financial requests.
Work closely with, support & challenge the IT management to respond to the increased needs (business partnering)
Prepare budget, Medium Term Plan, forecast and monthly closing.
Collect, process, interpret and challenge all required data and information
Provide monthly management reports, internal as well as for Arval HQ. Analyse and communicate variances clearly
Responsible for internal IT costs - and timesheet database tool
Responsible for IT project follow-ups
Bring transparency in IT costs and increase the awareness within the IT department.
Set-up and / or optimise IT financial and business reports and processes
Area Controlling Northern Europe
Northern Europe Area represents 10 Arval entities, where 1.200 employees manage 220.000 vehicles. In this domain, you will work closely with the Area Controller NE and your key tasks will include :
Deliver high quality and timely performance information to the regional management
Support Area Controller NE in his missions, projects and reporting tasks.
Assist in budget, Medium Term Plan, forecast and monthly closing of the holding entity
Create, improve and implement regional reports and processes
Take ownership of transfer pricing documents
Respond adequately on ad-hoc requests from regional management
Potentially support NE countries in their daily controlling tasks
A close collaboration, communication with the following people needs to be established :
IT Europe and Mediterranean management team '
Arval Corporate : IT Corporate Controlling and Group Management Control
NE & EM area finance team
Local country controllers, Finance Managers and CFO’s,
Master degree (preferably in Finance / Economics) or similar
At least 2 years working experience
Experience in controlling and / or affinity with IT is a plus
Good Excel knowledge
Strong communication skills, oral & written, fluent in English and Dutch. Good knowledge of French. Ability to communicate with all levels of senior relationships
Able to work autonomously
High level analytical skills combined with strong business mindset
Very accurate, having an eye for detail but also know when a pragmatic approach is required
Flexible, able to shift immediately to changing priorities
Good planning and organizational skills to meet strict deadlines
Initiative, a hands-on approach
High level of integrity, be able to deal with senior (confidential) information
Willingness to travel (20%), mainly to the Netherlands
Master (Licentiaat; Universiteit of Hoger Onderwijs Lange Type)
A challenging, varied and stable role within a dynamic company with a social and team oriented atmosphere. You will receive an attractive salary complete with fringe benefits (meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalization insurance, outpatient and dental care cover, group bonus, additional leave, bicycle allowance, company car).
Interested? Do you think you match this description, as well as having the necessary skills? Apply today and send us your CV using our applicationform, by clicking on the apply button.