Business Controller - Corporate Finance

Capital Markets Executive Search
Brussels, Belgium
ÔéČNeg + Package
Jan 15, 2020
Feb 05, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Business Controller Associate's main focus will be to contribute to the Investment Controlling activities of the Group, with a specific focus on the Asian portfolio. The role will imply frequent interactions with the investment and finance teams, will have a helicopter view on our portfolio and a deep understanding on our internal processes.


Contribute to Asian and Group portfolio monitoring:
  • responsible for the reporting of the Asian portfolio and participate in the Group reporting;
  • collect data and follow up on the key events at portfolio companies;
  • coordinate and report to the Group Business Controller team on a weekly basis.

Participate actively in the bi-annual internal valuation process for the Group portfolio, with a specific focus on Asian investments:
  • review & challenge internal valuation memos from the investment team;
  • collect relevant supporting documents related to the valuation memos;
  • responsible for organizing valuation review meetings with the Group Business Controlling team & Executive Committee;
  • liaise and coordinate with auditors and third-party advisors on valuation memos.

Provide support to prepare bi-annual portfolio review sessions and board meetings:
  • Prepare investment reviews together with the investment team;
  • Collect data and analysis of performance of portfolio companies.
  • Actively contribute to the group reporting & control processes:
  • prepare and review internal reportings (e.g. portfolio performance, treasury);
  • in charge of the data quality review for the Asian portfolio and supporting the team for the Group portfolio;
  • ensure strict adherence to the portfolio execution process.

Supporting the Group Business Controlling team for risk management & general controlling processes (including IT solutions).


The Business Controller Associate is a team-oriented professional with multi-dimensional abilities:
  • Circa 5 years of experience in corporate finance (incl. transaction services), business controlling, audit or investment banking;
  • Have strong skills related to company valuation methods;
  • Graduated from a top-tier Business or Engineering school;
  • CFA certified or willing to become certified;
  • Has a potential interest to further evolve to an investment role within the Group;
  • Fluent in English ;
  • Solution-oriented, has a collaborative mindset and is intellectually curious;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Motivated by the idea of being part of a long-term project.