Business Controller, Brussels





Job Summary

KPP Search is exclusively partnered with a Tier 1 global commodities trading company who are looking for a Business Controller to join their team in Brussels, Belgium. This unique position allows you to kick off your career within Business Controlling and gain a vast amount of exposure into all departments of the company. 

This Business Controller opportunity is essentially a hybrid position, where a portion of the time is traditional Controlling including P&L, accounting etc and the rest is building relationships with the commodity traders and making sure they are compliant with their transactions. You will also report directly to the Finance & Operations Leader who is based in Paris, so there is a major factor of independence. 

This world leading company has an excellent track record of career progression where you have various options after 2 years, including progressing naturally, moving departments or relocating overseas. There is a fantastic learning curve and so if you are looking to grow your career at a fast pace then this opportunity could be for you.


  • Follow and validate on a daily basis the economical P&L by close collaboration with Front Office, analysing and reporting on the variation of the P&L, detecting deviations in the evolution of the results 
  • Ensure that the reported results are compliant with accounting principles
  • Recurrent exchanges with Front-Office teams to ensure a sound understanding of portfolio structures, modelized assets, and implemented strategies 
  • Support the deals’ management throughout their lifecycle: discuss deal validation rules, follow invoicing issues in close collaboration with Back-Office


  • Financial/Business controlling experience with exposure to relevant traders
  • External/Internal Audit experience in the Big4
  • Somebody who is eager to learn and grow quickly in a sustainable and enjoyable environment
  • Fluent in English, French speaking is a plus
  • EU passport
  • 5-8 years experience within Business controlling

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Millad Arian