Financial Controller

Ardena is a leading contract development organization for the pharmaceutical industry. We assist pharmaceutical companies, from virtual biotech to big pharma, in bringing their valued molecule(s) to the clinic and market. We provide a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of drug substance and drug product development services.

To further strengthen the growth of the organization, we are looking for a

Financial Controller

You will work at the Corporate Finance department in a dynamic and growing company with an international dimension. You will closely assist the Corporate Controller and CFO.

Your key responsibilities

  • Chart of account integration for all group companies
  • Supervision of the monthly close process
  • Group balance sheet and P&L reconciliations
  • P&L variance analysis
  • Assist in the monthly financial reporting processes and annual financial audit
  • Ensure the quality of monthly inventory balances and cut-off procedures
  • Gather and consolidate information for KPI reporting
  • Assist in monthly group consolidation
  • Be the first contact person for all group companies concerning technical accounting matters
  • Assist in the implementation of corporate policies and procedures
  • Assist in M&A and ad hoc projects

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Finance / Accounting / Economics
  • First relevant working experience, audit is a plus
  • Hands-on & can-do mentality
  • Analytical mindset and a strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to travel (10-20%)
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Eagerness to learn

We offer

  • A challenging job in a growing company where personal input and initiative are appreciated
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to follow trainings and further develop yourself
  • An attractive remuneration package including extra-legal benefits
  • Job location: Ghent (Belgium)

If interested, please contact us and send us your cv and motivation letter via our application form or email at

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