Consolidation & Reporting Controller




BioFirst is a global player in biological crop protection and bumblebee pollination. We offer a full range of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) solutions, including beneficial insects, predatory mites, bumblebees, nematodes, biopesticides, biostimulants, biofertilizers, and inoculants, as well as high-tech monitoring and scouting. BioFirst has 32 production and/or distribution branches and employs 2800 people worldwide. Additionally, BioFirst has an extensive network of specialized distributors in another 50 countries and exports weekly to more than 70 countries. BioFirst serves the horticulture and agricultural open-field market with four major brands: Biobest, BioWorks, Plant Products, and Biotrop.

Growth has been achieved through both organic growth and acquisitions, with a budgeted revenue of over €500 million in 2024. BioFirst is supported by, among others, two Belgian holdings and several private equity funds.

To support our ambitious growth, the dynamic finance team is looking for a colleague Consolidation & Reporting Controller.

The job

  • You are responsible for:
    • Monthly technical consolidation and reporting of balance sheet, P&L, and cash flow;
    • Coordinating and supporting intercompany reconciliation;
    • Setting up controls regarding consolidated figures;
    • Maintaining consolidation software Sigma Conso and Excel reports.
  • You build strong relationships with colleagues in our subsidiaries and collaborate with them to obtain accurate financial data.
  • You ensure the completeness and reliability of reported data from our subsidiaries.
  • You are co-responsible for the preparation of audits.
  • You collaborate with fellow controllers on ad-hoc questions and projects, such as optimizing budget rounds and global pricing & quantities analysis.
  • You report to Katja, Head of Financial Controlling, and act as a backup and sparring partner.

What do we expect from you?

  • A higher education degree in an economic field.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with consolidation and accounting, and a willingness to learn more.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities and critical thinking skills.
  • Extensive experience with Excel, including functions such as SUMIF and VLOOKUP.
  • Knowledge of or experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Fluent proficiency in Dutch and English, both spoken and written.

What do we offer you?

  • A unique opportunity to contribute to sustainable horticulture and professional growth within the Biobest Group.
  • Opportunities for professional development through targeted training.
  • An easily accessible workplace in a natural environment, with flexible hours and remote working possibilities.
  • A competitive salary supplemented with various fringe benefits.

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