Jr Controller Latin America

posted on: 25/02/2020 HR - career@manuchar.com

The Job

Joining our Global Controlling & Performance Management team in Antwerp, you will take on a critical role in the controlling of our trading activities in Latin America.

As an all-round enthusiastic Finance professional with a passion for international business & finance your main objectives are:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining control on the global trading activities (linking finance with business)
  • Prepare analysis & comments for the monthly executive reporting package on group performance
  • Work closely with the global reporting team to develop more insightful reports and analysis to support business management (both global and local)
  • Support business management to structure and define key performance indicators for their business segments and provide structured follow-up on the evolution of these KPI’s
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis on key trends and variance to support executive decision making
  • Manage & strengthen the global planning and budgeting cycle
  • Manage ad-hoc projects within the above task scope as needed

Your Profile

  • You have obtained a master’s degree in Economics / Commercial Engineering
  • You have a first business experience in audit and/or financial control, preferably within a multinational or consulting environment
  • Very strong analytical skills and ability to reduce complex information to key conclusions are a given
  • Understanding of key financial concepts (working capital, inventory valuation, foreign exchange exposure/impact, hedging, capital employed…)
  • You possess a strong business acumen – ability to understand value drivers within a global trading and distribution company; insight in trading/logistics & distribution activities is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels
  • You are stress resistant, punctual and focused on achieving deadlines
  • You are ambitious and energetic with a positive can-do attitude
  • You are fluent in Spanish and English; knowledge of French or Dutch is a plus but not a must
  • You are willing to travel up to 25% of your time
  • You have good Excel-skills; Power Pivot and BI is an advantage

A multinational of Belgian origin

Manuchar is a global trading, logistics and distribution company, with more than 25 years of experience and headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium.

We operate with our own people (+2000 FTE) and through our own local infrastructure in over 40 countries, mainly in emerging markets.

Our trading activities cover Chemicals, Steel, Polymers, Pharmaceuticals, Wood, Spare Parts, Paper and Cement. Our distribution and also local value added logistics are mainly focused on Commodity and Specialty Chemicals.

Ingredients of our success? We know the products, markets, global & local logistical solutions and have the necessary financing capabilities.

But most of all … We have the people that make it work!

Manuchar offers

  • a job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment
  • cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture
  • an attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits
  • a nice workspace where you can fully develop your talents


If you want to take up the challenge and join an international fast growing team of dynamic colleagues, please send your application letter and detailed CV here via our online recruitment tool CVWarehouse.

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