Financial Controller Logistics/Maritime ()


Our client is one of the largest and fast growing companies in container and terminal business wordwide. To further sustain there international activities they are looking for a financial controller, based in the harbor area near the A12 between Antwerp and Holland.


  • To set-up a world-class group reporting system.
  • To provide timely and accurate financial information and expertise to enable management to make informed decisions.
  • To execute financial controls in local companies, compliant with group accounting principles.


  • Identify and define KPI’s;
  • Set targets to be achieved;
  • Implement automatic data controls in reporting system;
  • Training of local finance organizations in setting up monthly reporting procedure;
  • Assist in translating reporting needs into IT translation into local accounting system.


  • Collect monthly reports from each terminal;
  • Follow-up on timely delivery of input from all terminals;
  • Provide high quality financial information internally to management:
  1. Provide appropriate financial information and expertise to support and challenge investment recommendation and decision making (eg. Expansion investments, acquisitions, …)
  2. Assist with ideas and recommendations for management reporting standards;
  3. Facilitate appropriate understanding of the historical, current and forecasted financial performance of each terminal through the provision of accurate management reports and information.


  • Liaise with terminals for budget preparation;
  • Analysis of budget prepared by terminals;
  • List comments on budget towards CFO and board members.


  • Analysis of budget/actual variances;
  • Achievement of KPI-targets;
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis.
  • You have a Master’s degree in Economics or Financ
  • You have a 5 – 7 years experience in audit (Big4 company) or a relevant working experience in controlling in the same industries
  • You are comfortable working in an international environment
  • Experience with financial reporting systems, such as Cognos or Hyperion is an asset
  • You have a strong feeling of responsibility
  • Finally, you have an excellent command of English, both oral and written. Additional language skills such as French is highly recommended.
  • A challenging job in an international, fast moving maritime company
  • A fun and informal work environment, with a family atmosphere
  • An appropriate salary, supplemented with a range of fringe benefits such as laptop, smartphone and pension fund contribution



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