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Financial Controller

  • Merelbeke, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Job description

Lansweeper provides a unique Technology Asset Intelligence platform for businesses to better understand, manage and protect their technology estate and network. Lansweeper helps customers minimize risks and optimize their technology investments by providing actionable insight into their technology estate at all times, offering trustworthy, valuable, and accurate insights about the state of users, devices, and software.

Since its launch in 2004, Lansweeper has been developing a software platform that scans and inventories all IT devices, installed software, and active users on a network – allowing organizations to manage their IT centrally. The Lansweeper platform currently discovers and monitors over 80 million connected devices from 25,000+ customers, including Mercedes, Michelin, Liverpool FC, Carlsberg, Nestle, IBM, and Samsung, along with governments, banks, NGOs, and universities, driven by its 300+ strong team across the world.

We are looking for a Financial Controller that will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial integrity and stability of the organization. Reporting directly to the FP&A Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, in close collaboration with the Accounting team. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic decision-making process and drive the company's continued growth and success in the dynamic SaaS industry.

A day in the life of a Financial Controller at Lansweeper:

Financial Reporting

    • Responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements & management reports in accordance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
    • Key link between the FP&A and Accounting team: Reviewing monthly accounting closing numbers/provisions/accruals resulting in a proper monthly reporting deck
    • Identify trends, risks and opportunities for future improvement.
    • Present financial reports to senior management level and key stakeholders, offering strategic recommendations to drive business objectives.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

    • Collaborate with the annual budgeting process: - together with FP&A Manager & Finance Director – Deep dive & challenge the department heads to develop accurate and realistic financial numbers for the upcoming fiscal year.
    • Analyze and monitor budget variances and provide proactive analysis to identify areas of concern or opportunity with the different business partners.
    • Implement a roll forward 12 month automatic forecast at the end of each monthly close based on latest estimates & trends.

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A):

    • Conduct thorough financial analysis to support business initiatives, in line with the annual operating plan to help drive Revenue and profitability growth.
    • Evaluate the financial impact of potential mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic partnerships.


    • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and legislations, including audits and financial disclosures.
    • Consolidate different legal entities in accordance with regulatory requirements
    • SPOC person in the FP&A team for external audit, in close collaboration with the Accounting team
    • Ensure proper revenue recognition in close collaboration with our internal Revenue Analyst

Process Improvement:

    • Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes and enhance efficiency through automation and technology solutions.
    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize financial performance and maximize profitability

Job requirements

Are you the new Financial Controller at Lansweeper?


Master’s degree in Economics or similar and minimum 5 years of relevant experience

  • Strong knowledge of Belgian GAAP, IFRS, and tax regulations.
  • Revenue Recognition awareness
  • Internal Controls & Financial Audits
  • Foreign Currency Management
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication & proficient in Dutch & English

Other Plus

  • Experience with SaaS reporting & Metrics
  • Netsuite Knowledge


  • Proven leadership skills with positive attitude
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Great problem-solving and has a hands-on attitude
  • Excellent communication skills fluently in English, both spoken and written
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic environment that grows rapidly

Our offer you can’t refuse

  • Flexibility is key! Work efficiently by using our flexible working hours and working from home.
  • Work for an international company where you get to travel to meet your colleagues for a great (teambuilding) event at least once a year.
  • Collaborate with passionate and driven colleagues every day.
  • Accelerate your career: new opportunities are right around the corner.
  • We offer a variety of benefits (insurances, meal vouchers, allowances…), but we also want you to make your own choices according to our Flexible Income Plan


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