Robert Half

Cost Analyst - Brussels

Robert Half
vendredi 19 juillet 2019
Date limite
lundi 19 août 2019
Robert Half Belgium
Niveau d'expérience
2 à 5 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is currently looking for a Cost Analyst for a permanent position based in Brussels.

Our client is a world leading company active in the chemical sector.

As Cost Analyst you will be responsible for:
Lead the cash grants and subsidies process. Play a key interface role between the business, banks, central treasury, project control and local finance team.

  • Lead the applications process to obtain available cash incentives for the project.
  • Work closely with the finance manager and selected financial advisors to obtain project financing;
  • Coordination and responsibility for preparation of due diligence materials by external parties;
  • Coordinating and responding to queries from financial counterparts and government agencies;
  • Preparation of monthly financial and progress reporting financial stakeholders;
  • Assistance in review of financial definitions and calculations;
  • Coordinate the cash drawdown process with lenders ensuring all eligible content is captured;
  • Coordinate cash requirements and funding with UK treasury and provide daily/weekly cash forecast for Project One;
  • Manage cash reporting process;
  • Assistance with wire and "one off" payments;
  • Gather and prepare transactional documents for external audit (gov. agencies, banks, financial auditors…);
  • Provide back-up role for monthly reporting and closing process.

Be part of the Belgian cash and bank team to insure work group as follows :

  • Monitor more than 25 Bank accounts;
  • Maintain and archive all documentation relating to banks accounts, list of signatories, loans, IHC agreements and bank/rental/suppliers guaranties;
  • Set up a good network of communication with the local banks contacts in order to get the best service at the right moment;
  • Ensure all cash transactions are posted in a timely manner, FEBA, manual postings;
  • Reconcile the bank accounts at the start of each day. Control incoming/outgoing payments, collecting payroll data's, funding, manual payments. Complete daily bank account reconciliations and solve all differences before doing any further tasks;
  • Ensure local funding to allow payments are processed in full by banks;
  • Coordinate and facilitate funding through IHC with Treasury UK;
  • Ensure all transactions are duly authorised in accordance with bank mandates;
  • Reconcile in-house cash (IHC) accounts on a monthly basis and interests calculation;
  • Help the business to proactively manage the cash in order to smooth out fluctuations;
  • Provide to European Treasury the weekly balances of all bank accounts and analyse level of local bank position;
  • Follow up bank guarantees with the businesses;
  • Participate to the financial audits of Belgian entities.

The required profile for the Cost Analyst position:

  • Master in Finance Controlling or High Degree in Accounting with minimum 3 years of experience in controlling or cash management;
  • SAP (FI);
  • Dutch or French speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Experience in cash and bank accounting for several years in international environment;
  • General accounting principles : Belgian Gaap;
  • Understanding of the principles of strong internal control;
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and reporting timetables;
  • Communication negotiating skills;
  • Proactive, self-motivated attitude, with good networking and influencing skills;
  • Willingness to adapt, understanding the changing demands over a project's lifecycle;
  • Assertive;
  • Respect of confidentiality;
  • Able to work under pressure to achieve objectives.

Interested in this position of Cost Analyst at a young and dynamic company? Apply today.

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