Senior Business Group Controller (internationale vacature)

Company Profile

SD Worx Group delivers a full range of quality services in the areas of Payroll, HR and Tax & Legal in EMEA, the Americas and Canada, with more than 3,600 staff serving more than 60,000 clients, offering salary calculations, training, HR research, social-legal, tax and HR-related consultancy services, specialist software for personnel departments and on-site support. SD Worx is an international market leader in HR and payroll services. Thanks to our extensive in-house knowledge, we can safely call ourselves the experts in our domain.

SD Worx Group calculates about 4.4 million salaries each month, whilst running its own offices in Belgium (HQ), Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. SD Worx Group is a co-founder of the Payroll Services Alliance whose members jointly handle 31 million salary calculations.

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Senior Business Group Controller

SD WORX’s rapid expansion from a predominantly Belgian company to a truly multinational group  requires the solid growth to a world class, professional international finance organization. 

The Group Controller reports to the Group CFO and manages global budget and forecasting processes. Objective is to provide timely insight in business performance of the business units.

Your mission & key priorities

  • You are responsible for the strategic long term planning, supporting key decisions, and challenging the business
  • Coordinate Quarterly Business Review Process for our business units. Assure presentations are standardized, action items are being followed up
  • Help international and local management to formulate group objectives
    (re headcount, expenses, etc.) and translate them into workable action plans and budget objectives
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with the CEO, CFO, Company Group Presidents, Corporate Accounting and Corporate Audit
  • Supervise cross-group approval processes (capital appropriations, FTE etc.). Review business cases for investment requests
  • Manage a team of 2 FTE with dotted line oversight of country business controllers

Your Profile

  • Masters or BA in Finance or related field. Accounting or controlling qualification is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience in business controlling in a dynamic and complex business environment with global reach
  • Exceptional communication skills in English (French and or Dutch are a plus)
  • Strategic thinker, interested to understand the business model and find ways to create value
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision making
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence
  • High integrity and openness combined with a commitment to good governance
  • Strong Excel modeling and Powerpoint skills
  • Strong organizational and operational skills, able to plan effectively, anticipate issues and solving problems

Our offer

We offer you a challenging position in an international and rapidly changing organization in which your personal development will go hand in hand with the delivery of rock-solid results for SD Worx Group  - nationally and internationally. Working at SD Worx means taking responsibility, displaying initiative and most importantly, being energized by others. Within Corporate Services, you will become part of an expert environment which will stimulate your professional growth.

Needless to add we will provide an appropriate salary and extra-legal benefits such as a company car, meal vouchers, an insurance plan, etc.