Financial Controller


Function

    You will be part of our Finance Department, which provides support to the local management regarding financial, business and strategic issues. As D.A.S. is a subsidiary of the Ergo Group, regular contact with this large international company based in Germany exists.

    You will work closely together with the Finance colleagues as well as with our Risk department

    You will report to the Finance Manager and, on some occasions, directly to the CFO.

    Mission and goals

    Support the Finance functions (CFO and Finance Manager) within DAS Belgium in:
  • Performing its tasks regarding Controlling and Reporting
  • Performing its tasks related to the shareholder
  • Performing its tasks related to Governance
  • Participation in key strategic projects within the company as representative of the Finance function

    Financial statement closing process and financial reporting (LGAAP, IFRS & Solvency II):
  • Review financial reporting to Executive Management / Board of Directors / Shareholders / Supervisory authorities
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly closing + determine monthly recordings for an accurate budget follow-up
  • Follow-up on provisions
  • Consolidate inputs from different departments (risk, accounting, HR…)
  • Implementation of the Solvency II reporting processes in the finance department
  • Execution and documentation of internal controls related to the Solvency II reporting processes
  • Governance
  • Maintain good relationships with key control functions (internal audit, Risk Management…) and single point of contact for the external auditor
  • Perform internal controls related to the closing and reporting processes and resolve ICS topics
  • Strategic Projects
  • Active participation in ad hoc projects
  • Documentation and updating of internal procedures
  • Optimize operational Finance processes
  • Forecast and Plan:
  • Budget (<1-year) preparation and forecasting (1-year)/planning (5-years) activities
  • Monitor financial KPI’s on a monthly basis + YTD budget to actuals follow-up
  • Function as backup for other Finance department members

    Profile

    Profile

    • Master’s degree in Economics or Finance or equivalent
    • You have a proven 3-5 year experience in Controlling, Finance or Financial Audit
    • A first experience within the Insurance sector is a plus
    • A sound knowledge of Excel (macro-skills are a plus) is the minimum
    • Dutch or French speaking and passive knowledge of the other language with a good knowledge of English
    • You have excellent analytical skills and a high level of independence and critical spirit
    • You demonstrate a capacity to convince others of your opinion: you can rely both on quantitative and qualitative arguments to demonstrate your opinion. You can present easily your opinion both by writing and orally in front of different types of audience…
    • You are solution driven, result driven and can work independently
    • You deliver qualitative work with respect of deadlines
    • Amical with a sense of team spirit and trustworthy
    • Capable of handling more complex subjects
    • You are flexible in your personal organization and capable to change priorities quickly and identify the highest priorities
    • Ownership, accurate, social and flexible
    • Finally, you are proud and accountable for your acts and decisions and feel attracted by a challenging environment!

    Location

    D.A.S.
    7, boulevard Roi Albert II
    1210 Brussels

    Offer

      D.A.S. is a company in full growth, where trust, team spirit and a good work-life balance are recognized. For this key position, we offer you a permanent contract, with a market conform salary, a bonus plan and many other extra-legal advantages. We surely offer you the opportunity to support the company in its evolution within a challenging environment. In time, the possibility exists to work at home or work more closely to your home from another branch office (Antwerp, Gent, Nivelles or Liège). We offer a permanent contract with a competitive salary and a number of benefits in kind.

    Interested?

    Apply online on www.das.be with reference "Financial Controller" and please remember your cover letter!

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