Financial Controller



The Molenbergnatie group is a leading, innovative and trustworthy partner in end-to-end supply chain management of soft commodities.

Since its foundation in 1867, Molenbergnatie has grown into the world’s leading supply chain management company for coffee, cocoa and other soft commodities such as rice, dairy and nuts. With headquarters in Antwerp, Molenbergnatie has expanded to Barcelona (Spain). Molenbergnatie offers a complete logistics service package, handled by professionally trained staff. Our variety of services includes forwarding, processing, customs declaration, warehousing and distribution.

Next to passion, responsibility and integrity are fundamental corporate values. Therefore, we continuously invest in our staff by creating a working environment where everybody feels at ease and employees are trained to stay ahead of the league.

Do you want to be part of this?

Your role as Financial Controller

As a Financial Controller at Molenbergnatie in Antwerp, you are responsible for monitoring the financial health of the entire organization. This regards Molenbergnatie, and also all affiliated entities of the Ilomar group, in Belgium and abroad. Thanks to your expert processing, controlling and interpretation of the figures 🧐, our organization knows where it stands and important decisions can be made. You work to ensure that all financial data is accurate and legally compliant ⚖️.

With your good understanding of business and financial issues, you make complex matters 😵 understandable for management and the business units. As a Financial Controller you don't stay in an ivory tower, but you work closely with all parts of the organization. This is how you actively ensure an reciprocity 🔁 of (operational) financial data and information.

  • You ensure a timely submission of the various periodic financial / statutory / management reports 📊 in accordance with the applicable local and corporate guidelines.

  • You actively work on the monthly / quarterly / year-end closing process, incl. posting the prepared journal entries. ✏️

  • You work on the monthly forecast 📈 updates and the annual budget preparation.

  • You support and follow up capital expenditure 💵 projects.

  • In these responsibilities you go further than just submitting. You coordinate with stakeholders, and always take care of the preparation, analysis, interpretation and commentary.

  • You carry out ad-hoc financial analysis request 🔍 that are made by the organization.

What does Molenbergnatie expect from you?

  • You are professionally proficient in Dutch and English

  • You have a (experience equivalent to) Master's level of thinking, and preferably an education in commercial sciences, business studies, economics (TEW), finance.

  • Through work experience (min. 5 y) you have an thorough understanding of:

    • General accounting skills, P&L, balance sheets and cash flow analysis

    • Good knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP

    • Financial analysis on profitability, return on investments and cash flows

    • Preparing budgets, forecasts and variance analysis

  • Technical skills:

    • You're a masterfully proficient in Excel

    • You have experience with ERP packages (e.g. Navision, BC) and BI (Business Intelligence) for reporting.

  • In short, you are highly accurate and analytical! You shine in processing and understanding (financial) information, and conveying this appropriately and in clear communication to your stakeholders.

What can Molenbergnatie offer you?

  • A workplace with the latest technologies where innovation is central

  • Stable company with a known and established name in the market

  • A competitive salary package with company car and fuel card, the option of bicycle leasing, flexible work hours and work-from-home up to 2d a week.

  • Training courses, team building, and nice presents throughout the year

  • Pleasant working environment with an eye for the well-being of our employees


The Molenbergnatie group is a leading, innovative and trustworthy partner in end-to-end supply chain management of soft commodities.
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