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Financial Controller, Europe Government Services, Bruxelles



Bruxelles, Belgium 

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Company Description

International SOS is in the business of protecting and saving lives, when involved in medical or security situations. With more than 11,000 multi-cultural medical, security and logistics full-time experts stand by to provide support and assistance from over 1,000 locations in 90 countries, in more than 95 languages, giving you and your workforce peace of mind 24/7, every day of the year, be it online, on call or on-site.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Financial Controller, Europe Government Services, to join our office in Brussels, Belgium. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial control of the International SOS Belgium (IBE) legal entity, ensuring the execution of all management and statutory financial accounting, taxation, foreign exchange management, cash flow management and all related regulatory compliance. 

The role will require an excellent knowledge of accountancy standards, local regulatory requirements, strong technical capability, and the management of good working relationships with all external and internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with accounting standards and reporting requirements.

The Financial Controller will have an understanding of contracting with government clients including European Union, NATO, and the United Nations. The role will work closely with the Government Services Business Line (GSBL), Europe Government Services and Government Med Supply, and Iqarus management, business development, operations and finance teams in the support of new business capture and the back office support of contract win start up and ongoing delivery. This includes review of tender P&L and cash models, maintenance and execution of the bid bond and bank guarantee process with Group Treasury and local banks. The role also has responsibility for cash management and oversight of the billing and collections function to ensure KPIs are met.  

Job Requirements:


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or any other international accounting equivalent)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Government contracting
  • Experienced in foreign exchange and cash flow management
  • Experience in managing various Bank Guarantees and Bonds for Commercial Bid support
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Sun Accounting, Vision and Cognos, including administration of the accounting systems, would be an advantage
  • Excellent advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated success in driving efficiency and productivity, and managing/leading change
  • Strong capability to adapt to necessary changes, and to lead changes
  • Able to work under pressure, deliver results and observe deadlines
  • Hands-on with day-to-day operations
  • Be independent and firm, at same time a team player
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to deal with conflicting demands and priorities
  • Analytical skills to provide detailed and valuable business analysis to management
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, including data mining and report retrieval
  • Broad experience in dealing with external clients, banks, auditors, legal advisors, suppliers and consultants.

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Diversity & Collaboration

Our company brings together remarkable people and enables them to be themselves.

At International SOS, we offer a great working environment, thanks to our commitment to flexible working environment, diversity and development.

We celebrate diversity on a global scale. We encourage every colleague to bring their personal best by creating an environment of inclusion and equal support.

Our success is the result of diverse ideas, skills and cross cultural understanding.


International SOS has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employer’s Institute (TEI) for 2020

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Full time
Company Info
International SOS
566 Chiswick High Rd, Building 4
London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Phone: 2087628176
Web Site: https://www.internationalsos.com/careers
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