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Financial Analyst, Budget Control

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?


Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.


Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in over 70 countries. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.




You will be assisting in all areas of business reporting and analysis, with a focus on annual budget preparation, forecasting and monthly monitoring and analysis





  • Prepare and coordinate the execution of the annual budget and several forecasting iterations
  • Keep track of all the details that roll up into the full company budget and forecasts, while documenting all the changes for each iteration
  • Communicate with other departments in creating the Sales and Expense budget/forecast
  • Work closely with assigned departments to assist in managing their budget throughout the year
  • Prepare and coordinate the completion of the Management Deck monthly
  • Analyze variances versus budget and forecasts
  • Prepare all new Power BI templates for teams. Become the Power BI superuser for field reporting, analytics, and finance enhancements
  • Other duties, projects, and tasks as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required
  • 5+ years of Finance experience
  • SAP and PowerBI experience is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience within Manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate with both internal and external customers (i.e. suppliers, employees, managers, etc.)
  • Understands and applies general accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills with proven ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals in a diverse and complex environment
  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with flexibility to adapt quickly to change