Antwerpen - Business Financial Controller

Company Profile

Euronav owns, operates, and manages a modern fleet of ocean going tankers. We are dedicated to the safe, clean and reliable transport of crude oil worldwide. 

We strive to engage, empower and reward our people, both onboard and ashore.  The combination of young vessels, experienced staff, performance culture, and in-house management enables us to achieve outstanding growth and sustainability in an extremely competitive industry.

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Position Profile and Requirements


The core responsibilities of the position will include financial reporting, business budgeting and forecasting and business analysis.


  • Drive yearly budget cycle and quarterly cashflow forecast
  • Interpret financial actual performance on different topics : by 

    - producing and providing accurate and in depth analysis with regard to topline, OPEX & G&A

    - comparing and analysing Actuals with budget and forecast

  • Drive optimisation and improvement of processes, standardisation of reporting and insight-driven analysis to satisfy the need for management information; dashboards G&A, Opex, cash - liquidity position, communicate & cooperate with other  colleagues and departments as necessary, in order to get the required info
  • Support the colleagues in the finance and accounting department on the various tools they currently use for the bookings (CODA XL)
  • Increase productivity by developing automated accounting applications to assist the accountants on the daily postings and hence being able to assist in accounting team during quarterly closing and closely cooperate with the accounting team
  • Explain processes and techniques and support Sox controls
  • Initiate and create reports and statistics with regard to several operational topics for management further consideration
  • Prepare reports for the various benchmarking participations according to management requirements
  • Establish, monitor and enforce models for calculating ROI on investments 


Formal education: University in Accounting or Finance Education
minimum 5 years of experience in Accounting & Financial reporting or in a international audit firm, Shipping  industry experience is a plus

  • Highly competent in advanced Excel, VBA macros & databases such as MS Access & MS SQL
  • Knowledge of general ledger, budgeting, forecasting, accounting standards and compliance regulations are essential , and you will have to demonstrate the ability to see not only the micro, but also the macro side of things
  • Strong grasp on IFRS requirements is highly valued

Languages: Fluent in English


Our Antwerp office is situated in the South of Antwerp. Lovely location and a very attractive environment. Euronav
offers a lot of work related and fun related benefits:

  • Contract of indefinite duration in full-time employment
  • Attractive compensation in line with experience
  • Group medical plan (DKV) & life insurance plan
  • Meal vouchers of 8 EUR/day
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Varied work in an international company with enthusiastic colleagues

Contact Information

Please send your CV and cover letter mentioning the job title you are applying for to the attention of:

Katleen De Mondt
De Gerlachekaai 20
2000 Antwerpen