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Head of Finance

  • Brussels
  • Telework partially allowed
  • Full-time
  • 5 year(s)

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.

We believe that money can help make the world a better place. Our organization was founded on this belief. Our mission is to create a society that preserves and promotes the quality of life of all its members by placing human dignity at the centre of its concerns.

Today, we are looking for an experienced Head of Finance who wants to develop the Finance team in Belgium, support the strong financial performance of the Triodos branch in Belgium, while helping to increase the overall maturity of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) function.

Your mission

  • You will lead and develop the Belgian finance team, in line with the CFO's overall strategy and the CFO's business plan. You are an integral member of the Group Finance & Reporting management team and you encourage your team's collaboration with the Group Controlling and Group Tax functions.

  • You are the first point of contact and responsible for the Belgian regulators, in particular the NBB, the Belgian external auditor and the Belgian tax authorities.

  • You will supervise Triodos Bank Belgium's financial, management and tax reporting in a timely manner, while complying with Group Policies and local (tax) regulations.

  • You plan and implement financial systems and procedural changes to improve Belgium's regulatory and tax compliance.

  • The local Business Controller has a functional link with you.

The team

The Finance Belgium team, composed of 4 FTEs, is an integral part of the Group's Finance & Reporting function. You will be a member of the Finance & Reporting management team and report directly to the Group Director.


Your unique potential and values are most important to us. We are looking for people who think globally, always aware of their impact on society, the environment and the economy.

To succeed in this position:

You are an experienced CFO with extensive professional experience who has worked in an international environment. As a full member of the Group Finance & Reporting team, you will also oversee the requirements specific to Belgium. In this way, uniformity within the Group and understanding of the Belgian context are ensured. You can combine a good understanding of the (necessary) details of reporting (regulatory, tax) with a global view of the application at both Triodos Bank Belgium and the Triodos Group.

You are a critical financial voice for the Belgian management team and a coach for your finance team. A coach in the execution of their main responsibilities and in building and promoting collaboration with control and taxation. In your local role, you will participate in relevant local committees. You work well in a team within the Finance & Reporting leadership team. You will also be a pivotal player in driving change in the Belgian team as part of the CFO Finance & Reporting's broader organisational change agenda. You know how to use your growth mindset to help others grow.

You also have the following skills:

  • Master's degree in finance/financial accounting or comparable experience in a relevant field, and good understanding of IFRS.

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the financial sector ; experience in a financial and management management position is preferred, as well as proven experience in tax regulations and GAAP in Belgium.

  • Experience working in a complex and international environment (matrix) and ability to constructively manage possible conflicts of interest.

  • Ideally, you are fluent in English, French and Dutch.

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and systematic thinking skills to achieve results.

  • Strong leadership skills to lead a team of specialists in a rapidly changing organization.

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:

  • Find meaning in your work.

  • Create positive energy and effect with your colleagues.

  • Build mutual trust and respect in working relationships.

  • 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 off.

  • 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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