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Business & Financial Controller

Requisition ID:  2498

Louvain-la-Neuve, BE

Work regime:  Full-Time
Kind of contract:  Open Ended Contract



  • Responsible for the quality and follow up the US PT (Proton Therapy) sites financials and for providing support to the business on operational topics.
  • Provide guidance and decision-making tools to the management.
  • Ensure that best practices are defined and applied in financial processes

Challenges we trust you with

  • Define and follow up financial aspects of PT (Proton Therapy) department in cooperation with Site & Ops Management team
  • Review, control and validate Monthly, quarterly and year end Closing and prepare monthly financial reporting in timely manner
  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations
  • Prepare all Financial Reporting requirements package
  • Analyze Projects and Service contracts actuals data versus budget and reforecast and prepare monthly business reporting in a timely manner
  • Deliver Financial KPIs for the PT Management team including quarterly budget/forecast actual variance analysis and recommendations for the PT department
  • Review on monthly basis scope/timing/costs/revenue of PT Sites
  • Proactively provide relevant business support to optimize profitability: working capital, product & project costing, gate process, business case, ROI, profitability analysis, cost savings opportunities, ad-hoc analysis
  • In coordination with Finance teams, apply and put in place recommendations made by internal audit (or financial auditors) to guarantee compliance with financial standards and corporate governance
  • Support budgeting and Forecasting process by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data, summarizing information and trends, and propose actions to improve the PT budget and strategic plan process.
  • Develop finance knowledge across the PT business team
  • Support business for customer invoicing
  • Follow-up on cash forecast with Treasury department and monthly overdue report issuance
  • Support business for business case, Return on Investment calculation, cost savings opportunities
  • Support controllers to harmonize and run common analysis.
  • Support in any other areas where needed, to support business teams

What we value

You have:

· A Master degree in Finance or Economics or an equivalent financial background.

· 2- 5 years of relevant experience (in controlling, audit …), ideally in an industrial environment

· Knowledge in Project Management

· Knowledge of MS Office, curious about new technologies, digitalization, analytical tools

· Excellent communication across department and with the hierarchy

· Excellent communication skills both in English and in French

And you also are:

· A proactive, assertive and pragmatic person

· Curious, business oriented, digital minded and detail-oriented but able to see the big picture

· A strong communicator and able to convince and influence

· Autonomous with excellent analytical skills

· A flexible person, able to set priorities and to organize your work autonomously

· Critical, rigorous and consistent in all daily document control activities

· An open-minded and client-oriented person able to work in a team

· Open to travelling to the US for a week every 3-4 months

Cherry on the cake

· You have knowledge of SAP modules such as CO, FI and PS

· You have experience in an Industrial environment or in Project environment


Being part of an experienced and open-minded team, and part of a sustainable company

Acquiring knowledge in finance but also in operations and digitalization

Life at IBA

Diversity is fundamental to our culture. We value the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives and talents they bring to IBA. We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work, promote diversity within our workforce, and have an inclusive environment that helps each and every one of us to fully contribute to IBA’s success.

The identity of IBA is characterized by a group of colleagues driven by motivation, curiosity, creativity, the desire to learn on a daily basis, by technical challenges and above all by a highly developed team and family spirit that makes the daily life smoother and more enjoyable!

By joining a team of about 40 nationalities and working on more than 45 different sites on 3 continents, IBA offers you the opportunity of a meaningful career with a direct impact in the fight against cancer.

We are driven by: 

  • Innovating in a cutting-edge technology environment
  • Developing professional and personal skills by learning on the Job; by participating in challenging projects; top class courses 
  • Evolving in a friendly culture environment based upon solid values (dare - share - care - be fair) 
  • Acting autonomously and belonging to motivated teams with good work-life balance 
  • Contributing to a company where sustainability, safety and well-being are key to our success

If you are passionate, cause-driven, you can make this quest yours by joining our dedicated colleagues and give your career a new meaning.

IBA Group

IBA is offering a broad and amazing diversity of careers. For our business units to perform at their best, they can rely on various shared services that give the appropriate support to each activities so that they can run their business smoothly. Finance, legal, corporate communication, human resources play together a key role in the company growth.

IBA: Protect, Enhance and Save Lives

IBA is the world leader in particle accelerator technology and designs, produces and markets innovative solutions for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other serious illnesses, and for industrial applications such as the sterilization of medical devices.

IBA is driven by a mission to Protect, Enhance and Save Lives. IBA’s innovative mindset, dedication to technological and scientific progress and long-standing open relationships with customers and partners make IBA a unique scientific company.

A committed company

IBA believes in a business model that creates shared and long-term value for all its stakeholders:

IBA increases market share and return for its shareholders, improves quality of life for its customers, patients and employees, and contributes to the well-being of the society. All while maintaining and restoring the planet’s health. IBA has integrated this stakeholder approach into its company bylaws.

This vision is operationalized since 2021 by the B-Corp certification, a holistic tool to assess, benchmark and ultimately improve its sustainability journey.

Learn more about IBA and its technologies, download our new corporate brochure or visit our corporate website.

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