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Business Controller

  • Brussels
  • Telework partially allowed
  • Full-time
  • 2 to 5 years

Job description

Do you want to make a difference and contribute to the creation of a better world? Do you want to develop your skills and knowledge, while translating your ideals into practice? Join us, we are at the forefront of ethical banking and global impact investing and we need people like you to make a difference.

Today, we are looking for a Business Controller to join our team in Brussels.

How will you make a difference

The business controller is responsible for the tasks of "rolling forecast & budgeting ", " commercial and impact management ", " cost management " and " business advisory ":

  • Rolling forecast & budgeting: this involves translating the strategy into a comprehensive control framework and establishing financial and non-financial goals that are tailored to our target operating model. In addition, the group's budget cycle for the current fiscal year and the forecast of a three-year business planning period, including sensitivity analysis and scenario planning, are completed.

  • Commercial and impact management: this involves defining and adjusting central pricing policies for all business lines based on the market situation, analysis of historical trends, and growth opportunities. This function also includes monitoring and advising on business and impact performance, providing insight into product performance (risk, return and impact) and guiding continuous improvement from the perspective of customers, partners, society, employees and finance.

  • Cost management: this involves defining and adjusting central cost management policies for external FTEs and discretionary costs, forecasting FTEs, monitoring capacity building and advising on the transformation and maturation of our operating model at group level. Finally, this function consists of providing (unsolicited) support for in-depth studies on areas of cost improvement.

  • Business advisory: this is a broader function with several responsibilities: evaluating cases and monitoring benefits, providing advice on policy deviations (e.g. loan envelopes) or significant strategic (IT) investments (e.g. €>2 million), supporting value creation and business opportunities, portfolio management support (M&A and divestitures) and, finally, ad-hoc reporting and unsolicited advice for the Belgian central management team and the Board of Directors in a timely manner.


Your unique potential and values are most important to us. We are looking for people who have a global vision, always aware of their impact on society, the environment and the economy. To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Define a long-term strategy and focus on the essential issues;
    (Thinking the big picture - developing effective strategies)

  • You empower others to set up tasks and deliver results on time;
    (Delivering concrete results for customers – implementing actions with success and determination)

  • Overcome your embarrassment and personal interests to make decisions in the interest of the mission and/or the team ;
    (To commit oneself recklessly - to act with courage)

  • Communicate effectively in all circumstances by knowing how to adapt your style.
    (Fostering Connection and Belonging - Leading with Empathy)

You also have the following skills :

  • In-depth hands-on experience in management control or accounting, preferably in financial institutions;

  • Good understanding of accounting standards, regulations and decisions;

  • Highly developed analytical, financial modelling and reporting skills;

  • Ideally, language skills in French, Dutch and English (oral and written);

  • Ability to lead or play a role in significant financial projects;

  • A master's degree, preferably CPA (RA: Registered Accountant), Finance & Control (RC) or comparable professional expertise (MBA, CMA, etc.).

The team

You will be part of a team of seven business controllers from various backgrounds . Due to the cultural diversity and international reach, the language of our team is English. The entire team reports directly to the Group Director Controlling who is responsible for all controlling activities of the group and countries and is responsible for the Group Business Planning Process.

Why apply?

A motivating corporate culture

What matters most about your work at our company is that you are part of a community that helps make the world a better place. We are constantly improving our work culture to create the right conditions for everyone to thrive, so that you can:

  • Finding meaning in your work;

  • Create positive energy and effect with your colleagues;

  • To build mutual trust and respect in labour relations;

  • Grow professionally and personally.

A great working environment

  • Our sustainable building the "Quatuor" in Brussels is located a 10-minute walk from the Gare du Nord.

  • Combined with the ability to work from home, it's an inspiring place to easily connect with colleagues.

  • The building has been awarded the "outstanding" label, the highest possible ranking on the BREEAM certification scale that ranks buildings on their energy efficiency, sustainability and societal contribution.

Attractive remuneration and working conditions:

  • A salary in line with your position, our remuneration policy and your experience;

  • An attractive package including meal vouchers, eco vouchers, group and hospitalisation insurance, 100% reimbursement of transport costs, a company bike, etc. ;

  • The possibility of teleworking two to four days a week;

  • 32 days of leave;

  • Plenty of learning and training opportunities.

Conduct of interviews

If you want to make a difference, don't hesitate to join the Triodos community:

1/ Send us your CV;

2/ You will be contacted by our team to have 2 interviews;

3/ Welcome to the Triodos community!

If you are interested in the position but still have questions, do not hesitate to contact us by clicking on the "contact" button on our career page. We also don't want to miss out on candidates who think they don't fit the job description exactly, so if this position sounds interesting to you and you think you can add value to it, don't hesitate to send us your CV and cover letter!

About the company

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