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Business Controller

Requisition ID: 39768

Domain: Support Functions/Admin Support

Job type: Standard

Schedule: Full-Time

We are looking for a Business Controller to follow the business of the Division Proximity Projects within the Business Unit Smart Buildings. The function is based in Brussels with frequent travels to our sites in Flanders.

In this role you are responsible for monitoring and analyzing the performance of the division in order to support the development of the company and its subsidiaries. You follow the P&L and the cash flow of its activities closely and propose actions to the management to improve them. You are in charge of the homogeneity of working methods within Equans. You are involved in all financial matters, propose solutions or innovations to simplify processes, reduce workloads and increase productivity.

As Business Controller the following tasks are part of your job:

  • challenge, manage and discuss results with managers on a monthly basis
  • close follow-up of contract/projects performance and give support managers to improve it
  • insure the billing and margin recognition of works in due time
  • challenge the Order Intake and periodically review Final Estimate on projects
  • set the Budget and Medium-Term Plan in close contact with the managers
  • come up with ideas to improve the financial performance, reduce costs  and optimize processes
  • design and implement analytical dashboards
  • coordinate with the other financial departments when financial requests are linked to your activity sphere
  • report to the Head of Business Control within the Finance organization of the Business Unit Smart Buildings


What do you need?

  • master’s degree in economics or finance
  • 3-5 years of experience in a financial function; experience in a big 4 or equivalent is a plus
  • basic economic and financial skills (general accounting principles of which IFRS, cost accounting, financial analysis,…)
  • knowledge of the services activities to B2B or B2T and accounting principles of contracts/projects would be an advantage
  • knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel (macros, dynamic tables) and PowerPoint
  • knowledge of reporting tools, such as Power BI is a plus
  • knowledge of SAP or another ERP is a plus
  • good general computer skills
  • understanding of business needs
  • able to work autonomously in a complex environment (multi legal entities, multi activities, multi ERP-systems)
  • analytical and curious
  • open minded
  • committed
  • customer focused
  • quality driven
  • communication skills
  • fluent in Dutch with good knowledge of French and English

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • fringe benefits such as eco- & meal vouchers, a lease car, homeworking, hospitalization- & group insurance, mobile phone, internet fee, additional paid leave,… depending on your function
  • interesting training and career opportunities

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Karine Paelinck – karine.paelinck@equans.com

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Equans is a multi-technical expert within the Bouygues group that offers a complete service from design to installation, maintenance and financing.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition. In Belgium, we can count on the expertise of our 9,600 employees, spread over more than 56 locations. Every day they use their know-how to make cities more attractive, industries more efficient and greener and buildings more sustainable and comfortable.

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