Finance/Business Consultant - Expert - Anankei

Brussels BE

For our customer in the telecom sector, we are looking for a business/financial controller.

Within the Finance Business Partner Department, we are looking for a Finance Specialist for the “Customer Operations Business Unit (CUO)”.

With a yearly Opex of 400 M€, a Capex of 100 M€ and 4.000 FTE, CUO is at the heart of all non-commercial customer interactions, through field visits inside/outside the customer premises, through contact centers and via Logistics. CUO serves as well the Residential as and Professional customers.

Task description
The purpose of this job is to support 3 divisional directors of CUO, through the full financial cycle (3-year plan, budget, forecast, actuals; as well Opex as Capex). As Finance Specialist, you will report to the Finance Business Partner for CUO (= customer operations).

- Together with your business counterpart, you are responsible for the forecast including budget, quarterly estimates and 3 years strategic plan for direct margin and Opex. You will challenge, consolidate the figures and present the proposal to the CUO FIN and Business directors.
- You are in charge of reporting monthly the main variances versus plan regarding financials and operational drivers for the different divisions, including a projection of risk and opportunities versus last forecast exercise and potential action plans.
- By using your excellent communication and writing skills, you prepare the finance opinion on business cases to be submitted to the CUO Management and/or the Executive Committee for approval.
- Together with your colleagues, you are responsible for the preparation of the monthly CUO reporting to the Executive Committee, as well as the Gross to Net evolution of the costs.
- You work in close collaboration with other Finance or Support departments (Tax, Accounting, Regulatory, Legal, Procurement, Treasury, …). You make sure to have a complete view on all elements that could influence your decisions within your responsible area of activities. (IFRS compliancy, Regulatory constraints, …)
- You are, as member of the CUO Finance Business Partners team, responsible to communicate and share on a regular and structural way the output of your analyses to help colleagues in their day to day activities


Your Profile

In order to manage all the above, we are looking for a colleague who is:
• Digital savvy with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools and is willing to invest in other software applications (TM1, Salesforces, …);
• In depth knowledge of Excel
• has very good presentation skills (oral and writing);
• is well organized and can work with short deadlines;
• is results-oriented, has an analytical mind and can cope with stress;
• is a very good team player with excellent communication skills;
• and last but not least who is proactive, assertive and diplomatic.

Regarding your education & experience, we prefer a university degree, supplemented with at least 3 years of experience in a financial domain (audit, controlling, financial analysis);

Of course, you can express yourself fluently in French or Dutch and English. (oral and writing)