Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries.
The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services.
It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies.
In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group's key figures are approx. 4.2 billion Euros turnover, 800 laboratories across 47 countries and more than 45.000 staff.
The Group Real Estate Controller will be responsible for the following activities related to Real Estate owned by Eurofins Legal Entities and / or leased from 3rd parties :
Building costs analysis and controlling;
Support Operating entities in establishing their building projects;
Eurofins Real Estate Companies (ERECos) follow-up;
Group Sites databases maintenance and follow-up;
POSITION & OBJECTIVES :
Building costs analysis and controlling : Preparation, maintenance and analysis of the annual real estate reporting;Controlling of real estate expenses (mainly related to rental agreements and building costs);
Preparation and maintenance of detailed group dashboards on running costs in order to develop benchmarking across the Group and generate savings (with support of Group Purchasing);
Help preparing the IFRS 16 implementation.
Eurofins Real Estate Companies (ERECos) follow-up : Help setting up new ERECos;Follow the monthy reporting of such entities;
Update the real estate assets follow-up schedule on a monthly basis;Be involved in the budgeting / forecasting process of these companies;
Checking the correct applications of agreed terms and conditions (rental agreements and loans) and updating twice a year the dashboard of those companies.
Support Operating entities in establishing their building projects;Advice and support on planning and approval process;
Follow-up and report on building project progress;Provide financing calculations.
Group Sites databases maintenance and follow-up : Real estate databases and reporting tools management, from development of new tools to regular maintenance;
Continuous management of the information : from the creation of new Sites to the update of existing Sites information (lease agreement contractual terms, financial information, administrative information);
Responsible for the accuracy of the data;Synthetic dashboards preparation.
Personal skills :
Strong appetite and knowledge for excel and database / Business Intelligence tools
Very accurate, highly reliable and eye for detail
Ability to work in an autonomous manner in a fast changing organization
Pragmatic, proactive, flexible and adaptable
Developed interpersonal and communication skills
Team player enjoying working in a small team
Bachelor Degree in Finance / Engineering or equivalent
Language skills :
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Any additional European language is an asset
Previous experience :
Preferably experience in finance (audit and controlling)
First experience in real estate / property management or construction is a plus
In a fast growing group, successful leaders are frequently being offered increased areas of responsibility (subject to geographic mobility).