Business Controller

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BontexGeo is a leading European supplier of woven and non-woven geotextiles for civil engineering projects. For our location in Zele we are looking for a:

Business Controller
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As Group Commercial Controller, you’ll have a pivotal role in driving financial excellence and providing valuable insights to the organization in order to implement the group strategy. From the HQ in Zele, you will act as a strategic co-pilot for the C-level management and Waterland PE providing insights into topline performance (sales, pricing, …) and margins of the entire organization. Moreover, you will play a key role in digitalisation/ automation (i.e. data transformation/ structuring, setting up dashboards, automating reports, …) and the optimization of financial- and business processes. You will report directly to the Group CFO.

Key tasks

You will set up and analyse business KPI’s in order to identify trends/ impact of management decisions/ exceptional topics/etc and help steering for better business performance;

You will perform detailed group-level topline analysis on sales, customers, pricing, volume and margins, using your analytical prowess to turn numbers into actionable insights for senior stakeholders (group and local sales leaders, C-level management, Waterland Private Equity);

You will instruct and support local finance teams and business partners in monthly financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting. This includes preparing training materials, conduct training, sharing best practices, … ;

You will take the lead in the digitalisation/ automation strategy of the group. In close collaboration with the IT department, you will transform and structure data into valuable business insights, set up dashboards (Power BI), automate reports, … ;

You continuously assess and enhance the reporting process, seeking opportunities to streamline workflows and improve efficiency;

Ad hoc projects: Get ready for exciting projects like ERP migrations, CRM implementations, acquisition integrations, Corporate sustainability reporting (CSRD), … ;

You act as a right hand and report directly to the Group CFO.


  • You hold a Master’s Degree in Economics or Finance;
  • You have a first relevant experience in (IT) consulting or business role;
  • You have a digital mindset and strong interest in the link between finance and IT;
  • You possess strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a knack for turning data into actionable insights;
  • You have a hands-on attitude, taking initiative and describe yourself as a self-starter;
  • You have the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
  • You have an impeccable integrity, keen attention to detail, and a passion for data accuracy;
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Within the role, you will be in close contact with a lot of internal stakeholders (sales directors, C-level and Waterland PE) and are able to challenge them;
  • You have advanced skills in Excel and interest in business intelligence tools (Power BI, Tableau, …);
  • Fluent communication in Dutch and English, with knowledge of French as a plus.

What we offer

Competitive Compensation: We believe in rewarding your hard work and dedication.
Company Car: Get ready to hit the road in style.
Meal Vouchers: Enjoy delicious meals on us.
Net Allowances: Additional perks for your financial well-being.
Insurance Benefits: Stay protected with group and hospitalization insurance.
Work-Life Balance: Flexible hours and the option to work partly from home.
Extra Time Off: Enjoy your well-deserved holidays.

Join our team

Are you ready to take your financial career to the next level with a dynamic, forward-thinking company? Apply now and become a key player in our financial success story.

Contact Taking Turns (REF. Business Controller BontexGeo)

Cedric Vandenbossche

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