Digital Finance Manager

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Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

As a Digital Finance Manager, you will be a digital native and thought leader that is used to continuously think through people - process – systems to lead E2E digital finance projects from design, over implementation to realizing continuous improvements, maximalising the value generation of a leading systems backbone, challenging the status quo and taking the lead to enhance the user experience.


Your Impact as a Digital Finance Manager

  • You lead the Design Authority Board Process to ensure design choices are aligned with key stakeholder expectations of all streams, whilst keeping a clear focus on meeting the Finance Digital Transformation Programs key requirement and mitigating risks.
  • You support the proper go-live of the digital programs by acting as reliable SPOC bridging and translating the business and finance requirements for IT, while sufficiently thinking through how processes could be further adjusted to increase the value of the digital finance backbone and you support training programs for the different solutions and the adoption of new tools.
  • You conduct regular System Architecture Evaluations, in close cooperation with the IT and Finance organizations and you drive a continuous improvement process for the chosen solution.
  • You provide thought leadership to create a compelling to-be vision and roadmap to maximize the value generation (effectiveness & efficiency gains) with a strong focus on people, process & systems and you define long-term strategies for the Finance Digital Landscape, in close cooperation with the IT and Finance organizations and the business.
  • You continuously keep yourself up to date with the evolution in the UX domain and leverage.


About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • You have a master’s degree with at least 8 years of working experience preferably in consulting or business.
  • You have good influencing, change and agile project management skills.
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills to be able to drive a transformation.
  • You have strong analytical skills and a good understanding of finance processes and systems with a strong business acumen.
  • You are familiar with SAP CFIN, SAP SAC / Preferred: SAP Group Reporting / ICMR and with management reporting and visualization tools.
  • You speak English fluently.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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