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Controller & Financial Operations Lead

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To fulfil its ambitious goals, ExeVir Bio is looking for a smart and ambitious Controller & Financial Operations Lead to organize and manage its financial controlling, book keeping, finance and budget planning & tracking. The Controller & Financial Operations Lead is a finance specialist with project management skills.Main responsibilities: Lead and manage budget planning and tracking, cost controlling, resource allocation and forecasting;Build annual budget, the short- and mid-term planning, top line evolution and investment opportunities ensuring compliance to company strategy and financial guidance;Build of 3YP, the long-term planning, top line evolution and investment opportunities ensuring compliance to corporate strategy and financial guidance;Monitor budget: coordinate monthly exercise to early identification of deviation vs targets and delivering timely signals;Prepare monthly quarterly and yearly reporting Financial cashflow, dashboard, performance and book keeping;Design automated solutions for recurrent reporting; Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company;Control the integrity of financial data: spot, understand and explain anomalies and/or deviations;Ensure information flow, sharing insights, facilitating financial guidance; Proactively escalate any budget and timeline concerns, risks and issues that may impact the project and engages appropriate representatives to manage outcomes;Assist the management in providing support in areas: Financial planning, Financial position and sustainability of ExeVir;Integrate financial & non-financial data together in order to support business decision;Coordinate ad hoc analysis, business cases and provide assessment to facilitate decision making; Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions;Manage grant budget tracking;Contract and manage external consultants and vendors involved in finance, auditing and book keeping;Manage the payroll, payroll provider and related consultants;Negotiate and support negotiations with vendors where appropriate;Participate or manage other activities assigned as needed; You hold a University Degree in Finance or Business Administration, or an Engineering degree with an additional Master in Finance;You have 5 – 10 years of relevant experience;Experience in a pharmaceutical environment is considered a plus;You have excellent analytical skills and have the ability to summarize big amounts of information into concise and structured presentations;Knowledge and experience of the IFRS norms;You are able to challenge the business in a diplomatic but decisive way;Structured and highly organized with a pro-active, hands-on attitude;Proven experience in developing and implementing novel technological solutions and processes;Ability to influence others with or without authority at all levels of the organization and work cross-functionally;Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills in English.Reports to: Chief Operating OfficerExeVir Bio holds office in Liège, however working from home a few days per week is possible. Questions?Contact Laura Blondeel at +32 4 74 13 02 63 or via [email protected]

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