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Management Controller

  • Ixelles (Brussels)
  • Telework partially allowed
  • Full-time
  • 2 to 3 years

Job description

The position of Management Controller will be held within the Budget Unit of the Department of Financial Administration (DAF) of the ULB, which is responsible, among other things, for establishing the University's budget and annual accounts.

 Essential missions:

1: Monitoring of budget implementation

  • Systematic monitoring during the year of the implementation of the University's budget.

  • Analysis of the consistency of expenditure and income in relation to the budget.

  • Analysis of available balances of operating budgets and project budgets, including monitoring of cross-cutting budgets.

2: Implementation of budgetary control procedures

  • Drafting of control and coherence procedures for the different budget lines. 

  • Implementation of these procedures and follow-up of these controls.

3: Participation in the annual closing

  • Participation in the annual closing of the accounts by analyzing variances in relation to the budget.

  • Interactions and support to the accounting department to ensure good accounting in line with the University's budget.

4: Budget support

  • Support to the person responsible for drawing up the budget: assistance in gathering the information necessary for the preparation of the budget, the consolidation of budget requests, the preparation of budget presentations, the analysis of completeness and coherence, ...

  • Establishment of specific budget projections through analysis of expenditure and revenue during the year.

5: SAP Key User

  • Management of master-data in SAP to ensure completeness, quality and consistency in the monitoring of the University's expenses and revenues.

  • Participation in the improvement and simplification of the various reporting tools in order to facilitate the analysis and justification of the accounts in relation to the budget.


  • Hold a master's degree in management/accounting recognized by the FWB.

  • Persons with a foreign diploma and/or with an equivalence from the Flemish Community, must obtain an equivalence of their diploma from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation: (

  • Have a minimum of 2 years of practice as a management controller / financial analyst.

Knowledge and skills required :

  • Analytical and synthesis skills.

  • Sense of organization, rigor and precision.

  • Good oral and written communication.

  • Be solution-oriented.

  • Proficiency in computer office automation tools (in particular Excel). Knowledge of SAP is an asset.

Qualifications :

  • Know and enjoy working and collaborating within a team.

  • Good management of stress and situations under pressure.

  • Following instructions and following procedures.

  • Autonomy and decision-making capacity.

  • Ability to build trusting relationships, maintain easy and quality interactions with colleagues in different departments.

Why apply?

  • A pleasant and friendly working environment within an institution with strong societal values.

  • A dynamic work environment on a green and easily accessible university campus.

  • A permanent and diversified training offer .

  • A work-life balance (possibility of teleworking under certain conditions).

  • A scale in line with the FWB scales which takes into account the experience acquired (under conditions).

  • Extra-legal benefits (attractive leave scheme, hospitalisation insurance, supplementary pension, contribution to travel expenses, end-of-year bonus, access to the company crèche and a central purchasing office, and much more).

Conduct of interviews

  • Maintenance

  • Practice Test

  • The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

Equal opportunities policy:

  • The ULB's personnel management policy is focused on diversity and equal opportunities.

  • We recruit candidates according to their skills regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, origin, nationality, beliefs, disability.

Reasonable adjustments to the selection procedure: 

  • Are you a person with a disability and would like to benefit from reasonable accommodations as part of the selection procedure? Do not hesitate to contact Sophie Veys (, Inclusion and Diversity Officer for Administrative, Technical, Management and Specialized Staff, who will discuss with you the adaptations of the selection tests and the conditions of the interview.  Rest assured of the confidentiality of this information.

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