Finance Planning & Analysis Controller

La Lorraine Bakery Group aims to expand its FP&A team considering the continued business growth. This function will work for all business units and will focus on two areas: (1) executing & optimizing our current FP&A processes (2) taking responsibility for the Product Costing processes of all Belgian production sites.


The main responsibilities of the job are:

  • Taking ownership of the FP&A processes within the Controlling dept focusing on harmonization and continuous improvement. Specific domains could be:
    • Monthly Closing
    • Recurring Reports/analyses
    • Planning & Forecasting
  • Supporting the business controllers with intuitive reports, clear analyses & conclusions
  • Taking responsibility for the product costing & intercompany price setting of all articles produced in Belgium, spread across 7 production sites.

You’ll be reporting directly to the Group Business Intelligence Manager alongside the current FP&A controllers @ Ninove, BE.


  • Working in an independent way, combines data crunching skills with ability to think high level and synthesize.
  • Working in a structured approach, thinks in milestones and deadlines, acts accordingly and approaches work in an efficient manner
  • Strong communicator to relevant stakeholders, both peers and management.
  • Demonstrates a "can-do" spirit, ownership, and commitment.
  • Master degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in controlling and/or FP&A positions
  • Good English and Dutch language skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong IT knowledge (Excel, PowerPoint), knowledge of SAP & Power BI is an advantage.

Our offer:

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 4,500 enthusiastic colleagues produce and sell high-quality bakery products to consumers, supermarkets, and the catering industry. This is a unique opportunity to work within a company with a strong vision, that continues to grow and innovate in top products.
  • At La Lorraine Bakery Group, entrepreneurship is strongly appreciated and there is room to take initiative.
  • You will join a team of driven and enthusiastic (international) colleagues, who are happy to share their knowledge and help you grow and develop. Our LLBG Academy supports and develops our employees through various training initiatives. By developing everyone's talent and expertise, we can all become the best version of ourselves.
  • You will be part of an organisation with strong growth ambitions that also wants to take responsibility for the environment and society. We are committed to meeting today's expectations in a sustainable way, with our future generations in mind.
  • We value our employees and invest in a happy work environment through various initiatives such as: sports and wellbeing activities, respect for worklife balance through homeworking and flexible working hours.
  • In this function you will enjoy an interesting financial package including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days of vacation.
  • Our products take centre stage and you can literally taste our passion every day.

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What does the application process entail?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to talk to you about our expert and management vacancies as well as our open positions in our production sites. The steps you will go through during the selection procedure can vary for each position. After an interview with HR and an interview with the manager, there may be a personality questionnaire or assessment centre for example.

La Lorraine Bakery Group does not discriminate applicants based on age, gender, culture, social background, religion. Whoever you are, for us it is all about passion, drive, mutual respect and talent.

Are you interested in working with us? Then don’t hesitate to apply!