Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst is a new function within La Lorraine Bakery Group, created to support the international growth of the frozen Bakery division. In this specific role, you will mainly focus on executing FP&A tasks and optimizing our FP&A processes. Another part of the job is performing the cost control of certain business unit departments like marketing, operations,...

Your role:

The main responsibilities of the job are:

  • Taking ownership of the FP&A processes within commercial controlling focusing on harmonization and improvement of the existing processes across the various international sales offices.
  • You are the financial SPOC, meaning responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting about the financial performance of the new markets business.
  • You steer the planning and forecast process for the different BU departments (including purchase, marketing and operations department), in line with the requirements of the business unit.

Your profile:

  • Works 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 3 to 5 years relevant experience in controlling and/or FP&A positions
  • Good English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong IT knowledge (Excel, PowerPoint) knowledge of Power BI is advantage.

Our Offer:

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 4,000 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.
  • You will have a real impact on our product range and will be in a leading role to introduce new products to the market.
  • 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 that can be planned freely.
  • Our products take centre stage and you can literally taste our passion every day.

Our offices are currently based in Erpe-Mere, and because of the build of our ‘bakery of the future’ in Erpe-Mere, we will be moving to Haaltert in January 2023 for approximately 4 years.

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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.

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