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Business Controller

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Official Distributor for Volvo Construction & Equipment, Volvo Penta, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Bus, SMT Africa ( offers a wide range of products in more than twenty countries of North, West & Central Africa.
Based in Brussels (Belgium), SMT Africa coordinates the dispatch of vehicles and spare parts to the various African subsidiaries as well as the technical service.
We operate an outstanding own sales and service network with operational agility and entrepreneurial spirit. By engaging in partnerships with our customers, we create value delivering state-of-the-art services and products. Our ambition in both territory coverage and product portfolio is a strong commitment to support our customer’s growth.


As a member of the SMT Finance department, you will report to the Head of Controlling and will be in charge of reviewing monthly closing and reporting of your subsidiaries. You will manage the key performance indicators as well as coordinate the annual budget and bi-annual forecast process

As a Business Controller, you will be responsible for the following tasks for the Group or your subsidiaries:
• Responsible for the analysis of the monthly reporting package, of the key financial ratios for your countries
• Active involvement in the monthly closing work with local team as well as with audit teams
• Coordinate the budget and forecast process of your subsidiaries
• Bring financial expertise and support to your perimeter and be in charge of the treasury and working capital management
• Be a real business partner to the financial teams in your countries
• Your visits to Africa will help you to better assess and manage the risks linked to our activity
• Be an ambassador of the Group’s policies as well as for the continuous improvement of accounting and business control procedures
• Perform internal audit missions


• You prerably hold a Master degree in Finance/Accounting/Audit or have equivalent through experience
• You have several years of relevant professional experience
• You ideally also have a previous experience with audit
• Good expertise of Windows Office suite
• Good knowledge of financial systems (Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus)
• Independent with true team spirit
• Persistent and rigorous
• Able to deal with tight deadlines and multiple priorities
• Professional in his/her relationship
• Teaching & listening skills in order to fully support the local finance teams
• You are willing to travel to Africa


Fluency in French and English required


  • A salary in line with your experience and achievement as well as extra-legal benefits (group insurance, hospitalization insurance, luncheon vouchers, representation allowances, ...)
  • A real opportunity to enhance your experience and develop your skills
  • A function with an international influence that combines autonomy and initiative
  • A framework with a human dimension and a dynamic corporate culture, voluntary and ambitious, where team spirit, customer satisfaction, flexibility and the quality of its services are recognized as its main values.

  • Placed on:Wed 30 March 2022
  • Location: Brussels (BE)
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