Financial Controller

Poulpharm is a reliable, independent partner for veterinarians and the veterinary pharmaceutical and food industry. Poulpharm specializes in offering high-quality research activities, both at the diagnostic level and when performing (pre-)clinical trials in its own testing facilities. All activities are performed under strict procedures (ISO 17025, GCP, GLP,…).

Our goal is to help the veterinarian to make a correct diagnosis with, in addition, offering complementary services; such as the optimization of the composition of autogenous vaccines and a thorough bacterial strain characterization and comparison. Poulpharm also acts as an external partner for pharmaceutical companies wishing to perform bacteriological analyses.

At the central financial department in Izegem we would like to strengthen the team with a financial controller.

Job Description

As financial controller, you will work closely with your two colleagues in accounting to ensure that financial reports are reliable. After an induction period and extensive internal training, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the group’s financial policy.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • You prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports of both the Belgian and international companies;
  • You make ad hoc analyses of the financial results;
  • You participate in the development of financial and internal control processes;
  • You are responsible for drawing up reports for the Board of Directors, the Management Team and the banks;
  • You are responsible for coordinating the budget process of the companies, follow it up on a regular basis and elaborate it;
  • You are responsible for the financial side of various grant applications and follow up on these files.


  • You have a master’s degree in commercial sciences, TEW or commercial engineering and already have relevant work experience as an auditor or financial controller.
  • You have a good knowledge of accounting and know how to translate data into information.
  • You have a critical-analytical mind with an emphasis on details, but do not lose sight of the bigger picture.
  • You can work well independently and set your priorities.
  • You are results-oriented, proactive and solution-oriented.
  • You are a team player.
  • You succeed in meeting deadlines.

What do we offer you?

At Poulpharm you can count on an interesting position in which you can take responsibility. You will have an exciting and varied job with opportunities for development. As a stable company we guarantee the necessary job security and we offer you a competitive salary and interesting fringe benefits according to your level of experience. You work a 40-hour week with 12 ADV days. You can count on a flexible work schedule and the possibility of working from home.

Are you interested in joining our team? Please apply by emailing your CV and motivation letter to

If you qualify for the position based on your education and/or experience, we would like to invite you for an exploratory interview with HR. Even if you do not qualify for the position, you will always receive feedback. If this is positive, a second interview with the person in charge of the lab will follow. If both interviews go well and we see a good match with Poulpharm, we will be happy to offer you a salary proposal!