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Financial Controller

The role of Financial Controller is essential to the financial management of the company dealing with both internal and external stakeholders. The Financial Controller will report to the Finance Director but will also work closely with the CEO and Managing Director on a day to day basis and manage the reporting to the WPP network. You will be working for both the Antwerp and Brussels office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accounting

  • Preparation month-end close
  • Review input jr accountant (AP, bank statements) and cost accountant (AR/Sales)
  • VAT declaration
  • Preparation Deloitte audit
  • Oversee the preparation of the Statutory Accounts

Management Reporting

  • Review monthly results with FD and finance team
  • Management of P&L and balance sheet including review of month end accounts, accruals and prepayments, approval of accounts payable and accounts receivable invoices, managing the Purchase Order system.  Preparation month end and quarterly reporting
  • Manage the company cash flow reporting to WPP Treasury
  • Monthly intercompany reconciliation

Financial Reporting

  • Assist the FD on reforecasting, budgets and ad hoc duties
  • Liaise and manage the Internal audit process and SOX reporting requirements

Financial Controls

  • Approval Purchase Orders
  • Fixed assets listing
  • Preparation month end close binder
  • Ensure that daily processes and controls are compliant with SOX
  • Review principal financial reconciliations on a monthly basis

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You will be current on all classic accounting practices
  • Very good excel & excel data manipulation skills
  • Agency experience would be helpful
  • Understanding of SOX compliance
  • Will do attitude
  • Able to get on with other strong personalities on a day to day basis
  • Languages: fluent in Dutch or French with good knowledge of English

WE OFFER:

  • A competitive salary with fringe benefits
  • A team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigies
  • We are part of the WPP Network, which offers opportunities for your further training and career
  • Wunderman Thompson Belgium is a cheerful mix. We do not care about religion, skin colour, nationality, … as long as you know your profession

 

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