Senior Business Controller

Location: Brussels, BE; Paris, FR

Would you like to work with business controlling in a rapidly evolving and challenging environment? Do you have a flair for analysis and reporting, and do you thrive with creating value adding business insights and thereby impacting business decisions? Then you might be Simcorp’s new Senior Business Controller for EMEA Sales.

The position

As Senior Business Controller you will be part of the EMEA Finance team. You will be dedicated to the EMEA Sales Business line. It includes the Sales, the Customer Executive/Success Manager, and the Value Advisory organizations. You will be their key partner from the finance team.

You will help them to implement strong processes around the systems to elaborate their Financial Forecast on signed and potential Licenses across Europe.

You will own and update the financial reporting tool for all the revenue and costs forecasted through these processes, in alignment with the EMEA Management Team and Group Finance.

You will be the key support on the performance calculation for the leads.

You will also be a critical and challenging partner, when performing pipeline analysis, reviewing the actuals and complex License contracts. 

You will apply your analytical capabilities and controlling mindset when preparing budgets, forecasts, and other business critical deliverables, and will help drive the development of our underlying finance processes, financial applications, and data.

Key responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Implement strong tools and processes that can be used by the Sales Business leads to assess the pipeline and take decisions.
  • Implement processes to understand the Signed contracts and reflect their financial impacts on future revenue and growth of the Market Unit.
  • Drive independently the yearly budget and monthly forecasting processes for all Licenses and maintenance revenue. And all the costs associated.
  • Support some complex commission calculations on a Monthly basis.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and departments across the entire organization to support the forecast and reporting exercise.
  • Contribute to the success of the implementation of a new budgeting & planning tool specifically for the Sales part.

Your qualifications :

  • At least 3+ years of experience as a Business Controller or financial controller in a software or service company. An audit Background is seen as a plus.
  • A structured and very analytical mindset
  • Experience with financial planning, management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and providing financial business support
  • Experience in organizing data and applying financial applications to improve on reporting and analytics
  • Strong skills in implementing processes with multiple stakeholders and tools
  • Knowledge of the software “Salesforce” is a great plus
  • Knowledge of the software “Adaptive Planning” is a plus
  • Great collaboration and communication skills, bridging finance and business
  • A high drive, a sense of urgency, and the ability to prioritize between multiple stakeholders in a dynamic and changing environment
  • An academic degree in management or finance
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

About Us

SimCorp is a leading provider of investment management solutions to the world’s largest asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. Here you will get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues. We are more than 1900 employees from 50+ nationalities dedicated to supporting our 200+ clients across the globe. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view, together we’re building a culture where difference is valued. You will be part of a success story and a company that continues to grow, offering a lot of challenging and interesting opportunities. Visit our career pages to learn why other people choose to work at SimCorp:


For additional information about the position, please contact Azeta GUITI – Talent Acquisition Specialist

Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your application as soon as possible.

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