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FP&A and Logistic controller

  • Posted: 11 Jan 2024
  • Finance
  • Rotselaar
  • Belgium
  • Hybrid

About the job

Always wanted to work in a finance team at a factory? We’re looking for a Plant Controller for the Actimel plant in Belgium, Danone’s biggest factory in Europe.

This role is based in Belgium, this role is part of the Operations Controlling team working in Rostelaar.



Your main responsibilities include:


  • Lead the performance animation for the logistic costs of the Rotselaar plant
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of site financial performance including in-depth analysis of variances to local and central stakeholders
  • Analyze and report key performance indicators and ensure their accuracy, understand, and communicate impact of these measures to the business.
  • Perform tasks for warehouse month end close
  • Coordinate the forecast and reporting process of the site, identifying and tracking Risk & Opportunities, and ensuring forecast accuracy and reporting consistency
  • Responsible for the Balance Sheet and Cash controlling of the site
  • Support the leadership team by driving accountability and finance awareness on site
  • Give recommendations to the leadership team on strategic discussions and business decisions
  • Track operations productivity and capex projects, execution, and financial impact.
  • Ensure internal control compliance and liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Effectively communicate with other departments

About you

  • Master degree, preferably in Business administration with Finance specialization
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in finance in a operational environment
  • Strong Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • ERP Systems experience (SAP preferred)
  • Solid interpersonal, analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail, possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, adapt and be flexible.
  • Is resilient, determined and proactively anticipates business needs
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken; Dutch is a plus

About us

Danone is a leading food and beverage company building on health-focused and fast-growing categories in 3 businesses: Essential Dairy & Plant-Based products, Waters and Specialized Nutrition.


Danone Rotselaar is the biggest Danone dairy production site of Europe and awarded with the Factory of the Future Award.


We offer our employees an empowering environment in which they can learn and grow, as well as an attractive salary package.


Interested to get in touch? Don't hesitate and apply! 

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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