Assistent Financial Controller


Wevelgem, BE, 8560

Who are we?

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.

We are excited to be recruiting for a dedicated Assistant Financial Controller to join our Medgenix plant in Wevelgem, Belgium.

The Medgenix plant counts 140 colleagues – comprising of both white and blue collar employees. Together we mainly produce shampoos such as the Paranix anti-lice shampoo, body lotions and pharmaceutical creams of a high quality. Perrigo’s product portfolio also includes Davitamon, Dermalex, Galenco, Jungle Formula, Lactacyd, NiQuitin, XLS and Physiomer.

Role purpose:

As a valued member of the local financial team at our plant, you will play a vital role in providing crucial management insights to both local and group management. Your expertise in financial analysis and business acumen will serve as the foundation for strategic recommendations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing monthly management reports and presentations.
  • Actively participate in the monthly closing and forecasting processes (including P&L, Cashflow, and Inventory levels).
  • Play an integral role in the budgeting process, encompassing P&L, Cashflow, Working Capital, and Capex.
  • Conduct variance analysis and closely monitor key performance indicators such as production volumes, cost absorption, efficiencies, and manufacturing costs.
  • Conduct profitability analyses on products, customers, and new projects.
  • Maintain and update internal controls and procedures in compliance with Sox standards.
  • Foster strong working relationships within the plant to enhance operational and financial reporting and communication

We are looking for:

  • Possess a master's degree in economics or finance.
  • Bring 3-5 years of relevant experience in plant controlling, with a solid grasp of management accounting and reporting.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Exceptional communication skills and a commitment to collaborating with various on-site departments and across the Perrigo Group.
  • Strong analytical skills and a deep understanding of general accounting principles.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, high efficiency, and unwavering commitment to accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Excel, with knowledge of SAP considered an asset.

What's in it for you?

  • A challenging position with a growing international self-care organisation with a strong local footprint.
  • An opportunity to have real impact and to deliver tangible results.
  • Opportunities for development and growth.
  • An inclusive employer with an open culture.
  • An attractive total rewards package.