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Business Controller

A propos de SMT

Official Distributor for Volvo Construction & Equipment, Volvo Penta and Volvo Trucks & Bus, SMT offers a wide range of products in more than twenty countries of North, West & Central Africa, Belgium, the Netherlands and GB.

We operate an outstanding own sales and service network which excels in operational agility and entrepreneurial spirit. By engaging in partnerships with our customers, we create value delivering state-of-the-art services and products. Our ambition in both territory coverage and product portfolio is a strong commitment to support our customer’s growth.

In order to support the growth of our Finance Department, we are currently looking for a Business Controller to join our Team.

If you are passionate about Africa and Finance, this position is for you!


You will be a member of the SMT Africa – Finance department and will report to the Head of Finance. You will be in charge of reviewing monthly closing and reporting of your subsidiaries. You will also manage the key performance indicators as well as coordinate the annual budget process.

As a Business Controller, you will be responsible for the following tasks for your subsidiaries:

  • Responsible for the analysis of the monthly reporting package, of the key financial ratios for your countries ;
  • Active involvement in the monthly closing work with local team as well as with audit teams ;
  • Coordinate the budget process of your subsidiaries (once a year) and forecast of the entities (twice a year) ;
  • Bring financial expertise and support in your perimeter and be in charge of the treasury and working capital management ;
  • Support the countries in various controls (fiscal, tax, etc) and assist with the transfer pricing ;
  • Be a real business partner to the financial teams in your countries ;
  • Your visits to Africa (subject to global situation, of course) will help you to better assess the situation and support the entities ;
  • Be an ambassador of the Group’s policies as well as for the continuous improvement of accounting and business control procedures.


  • Master degree in finance/accounting/audit ;
  • Minimum 3 years in audit and business control preferably in the automotive industry (dealership) ;
  • Good knowledge of the principles of financial consolidation ;
  • You’re fluent in French and English ;
  • Good expertise of Windows Office suite ;
  • Good knowledge of financial systems (ideally MS Dynamics NAV, Lucanet) ;
  • Autonomous with a true team spirit ;
  • Persistent, rigorous and Professional in his relationship ;
  • Teaching & listening capacities in order to support fully the local finance teams ;
  • Ready for frequent visits to Africa (10% of time).


  • A salary in line with your experience and achievement as well as other benefits (Car, group insurance, hospitalization insurance, representation allowances,…) ;
  • A real opportunity to enhance your experience and develop your skills ;
  • A function with an international influence that combines autonomy and initiative ;
  • A framework with a human dimension and a dynamic corporate culture, energetic and ambitious, where team spirit, customer satisfaction, flexibility and the quality of the services are recognized as its main values.


French ;



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