Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
The CFO is responsible for the entire administration, finance and control area. They are the entrepreneur’s key contact for guiding the business choices and for ensuring the financial sustainability of the company. This professional must have extensive knowledge of financial practices, as well as a strategic business vision.
The controller coordinates the planning and control processes (cost analysis, budget setting and monitoring, definition of indicators for management reporting) and contributes to the choices for implementing the management tools (ERP, Business Intelligence).
The treasurer manages the treasury and cash management activities for controlling and monitoring the liquidity of a company. They manage the credit lines and relations with banks, and deal with the management and hedging of financial risks (tax rate and exchange rate).
The Administrative Manager coordinates the processing of the financial statements and is the reference person for all the obligations and fulfilments of the accounting standards and tax legislation.
The Credit Manager manages, monitors and recovers the credit from customers (trade credit).
The Risk Manager oversees the system for the identification, measurement and management of business risks (industrial risks, operating risks, financial risks).
Risk Performance Officer
The Risk Performance Officer coordinates the organisational, computer and technological processes for business performance analysis, building a business intelligence system and defining the business and financial analytics.
The Auditor is responsible for the activities and procedures through which the financial statements are examined and expresses an opinion on their truthfulness and correctness.
The Financial Analyst analyses the company’s profitability and financial performance by guiding financial planning choices and evaluating the funding sources.
The Investment Analyst analyses the corporate business plans and technical feasibility of investment projects (due diligence) with regard to their own private equity ventures.
They are involved in the management of extraordinary operations, structured finance, company evaluation or capital markets (issuance of financial instruments).
Within the scope of the credit management of banks and merchant banks, the Credit Analyst deals with the solvency and credit rating of loan-seeking companies, in particular by analysing their financial statements and industrial plans.
The Corporate Manager deals with the bank’s relations with companies, both in terms of business development and financing. They also liaise and provide technical support to customers.