Belgium Business Finance Controller

Belgium Business Finance Controller

Job title: Belgium Business Finance Controller

Company: FLIR Systems

Job description: Be visionary

At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Your contribution

As the Finance Controller, you will be responsible for the accounting, financial controls, financial analysis, and business partnering for the Belgium operations. You will work closely with centralized accounting and credit and collection peers across Teledyne FLIR to ensure close deadlines and corporate reporting requirements are delivered accurately and on time. You will identify opportunities to streamline processes and shorten the close cycles while increasing the accuracy and insights of the organization. You will work on ad hoc operational projects involving supply chain, distribution, and sales to improve on-time delivery of shipments, reduce managed working capital.

Your job in plain text

Partner with centralized accounting team to ensure close and corporate reporting requirements are met on time and accurately

Responsible for coordinating semi-annual cost rolls with peers at Teledyne FLIR’s manufacturing plants, running quarterly E&O analysis, and oversight of cycle counts and annual physical stock counts

Ensuring accurate quarter-end revenue deferrals and reserves

Responsible for establishing cost center budgets for local operating expenses

Work with the sales organization to ensure proper accounting treatment of partner programs and analyze commercial relationships to drive margin improvement

Responsible for SOX controls are being performed in accordance with corporate guidelines

Perform monthly and quarterly expense trend review to ensure accuracy and completeness of accruals

Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes and short close cycle

Coordinate with internal and external audits, and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures

Support analysis and other tasks to optimize the performance of the business

Collaborate with Operations, Credit & Collections, and Sales at the end of the quarter to resolve issues

Support local administrative and governance affairs for FLIR’s Belgium entity

To be ready to take on this role we would love if you have

High skills in accounting or finance with little need of supervision or support

Comfort in working in a global and fast-paced environment

Strong knowledge of US GAAP and revenue recognition (ASC 606)

A collaborative approach, and works well with others

A self-starter attitude and a curious mind who asks questions, pursues solving challenging ambiguous problems

a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related field

Excellent MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills

Experience with SAP, BPC, Anaplan, or other relevant systems considered a plus

Fluent in English and Dutch, speaking and writing

What FLIR offers you

Opportunity to develop your career with the world’s leading company in thermal and sensing technology

Friendly culture with a focus on collaboration, problem-solving, and creativity.

Work closely with R & D and Production

A fair compensation structure and benefits such as wellness rewards and an active sports section to join


If you liked what you just read, and believe you are the person that will make us better, do not hesitate to apply.

The selection process will start in August. Last application date, 16th of August.

If you have questions about the position or FLIR, please contact Jens Engrund, Senior Talent Acquisition, [email protected] I will reply in August.

Most of the initial communication will happen over mail. Have an eye on your mailbox.

When applying, make it easy for yourself. Add a resume and fill out the required fields, no need to add anything else at this point.

We accept applications in English.

This position requires access to export-controlled information or items (i.e. regulated technology or technical data per ITAR/EAR US regulations). Applicants must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

Teledyne FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

Expected salary:

Location: Meer, Anvers

Job date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 01:49:16 GMT

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