Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


Family Business 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 • Potatoes 🥔 • From grower to consumer 👩‍🌾

At the family business Warnez, they have been packaging fresh potatoes since 1950. By attracting strategic partners, making it possible to achieve complete vertical control from grower to consumer, Warnez gained control over its growth. Today, Warnez offers potatoes in all possible fresh forms. We are not only talking about the well-known Bintjes, Nicola, or Charlotte, but also about very specific varieties that are often offered in small packages.

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Where you'll take us

Finance 💰 • Team Player 👥 • Analyze market figures 📈

As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Warnez, you are responsible for the strategic financial management of the company. You play a crucial role in promoting financial stability, supporting growth initiatives, and ensuring the overall financial health of the organization. You report directly to the CEO and work closely with the leadership team.

What will you do?

Financial Strategies / Budgets / Forecasts 📈 • Strategic Advice 🧠 • Team Management  👥

  • Financial Planning and Analysis:
    • Developing master plans aligned with short and long-term objectives
    • Preparing financial forecasts, budgets, and reports.
    • Analyzing financial data and trends to provide valuable insights to the leadership team.
  • Risk Management:
    • Identifying, assessing, and managing financial risks.
    • Developing effective internal control measures to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Financial Performance Improvement:
    • Initiating and leading projects to improve financial performance and operational efficiency.
    • Collaborating with other departments to optimize costs and improve profitability.
    • Investigating ways to improve profitability
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting to internal stakeholders and external parties. (dashboard)
    • Complying with legal requirements and regulations in financial reporting.
    • Reviewing financial reports.
  • Strategic Advice:
    • Providing advice to the leadership team on strategic decisions and investments.
    • Participating in strategic planning sessions to evaluate financial implications.
    • Validating investment decisions.
  • Team Management:
    • Leading and motivating subordinates to enhance employee engagement and develop a high-performing finance team.
    • Leading the financial team and ensuring a positive and productive work environment.
    • Developing and training financial staff.
  • Compliance
    • Compliance with legal guidelines.
    • Monitoring financial details to ensure compliance with the law.

What we expect from you

Master’s degree 🎓 • Financial management 🏦 • analytical 🧮

  • At least a Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in financial management, preferably in the food or agricultural sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial reporting, accounting principles, and tax legislation.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders.

Potato company Warnez offers an invigorating working environment where you can play a crucial role in the growth and development of the company. As CFO, you will have the opportunity to apply your leadership and financial expertise to take the organization to new heights.


Key Account Manager


German Company 🇩🇪 • FMCG 🍫 • European Leader 🇪🇺

Storck is an international manufacturer of high-quality confectionery brands. With its 7,500 employees, this German company is one of the most successful key players in the confectionery sector worldwide. For over 110 years, it has had one major goal: to let people enjoy sweet moments together. Today, well-known brands like merci, Werther’s Original, Toffifee, and Knoppers are sold in more than 100 countries.

Storck Belux has been active in Belgium & Luxembourg since 1979, working closely with all major retailers to promote their brands and sell their products. The 11 employees at Storck Belux form an enthusiastic, driven, autonomous, and ambitious team with a no-nonsense approach and room for initiative.

Storck Belux’s office is located in Berchem. Since 2012, Storck Belux has been led by the General Manager, Tom Verstappen.

For more information about Storck, visit the website: https://www.storck.be/nl/

Where you'll take us

Sales Strategies 🤝 • Team Player 👥 • Analyze market figures 📈

As a Key Account Manager, you will actively manage a strategic retail customer and several wholesalers in Belgium & Luxembourg. Based on the company’s vision and strategy, you are responsible for stimulating long-term profitable revenue growth.

You maintain strong relationships with the buyers/category managers at your accounts at various levels (including senior management). You analyze market figures in detail and propose innovative ideas and strategic initiatives based on this. You develop and negotiate annual plans with wholesalers and monitor customer figures and trends. You also collaborate closely with internal stakeholders like the finance and marketing teams.

You are responsible for both the strategic and operational success with your customers. You also maintain good relationships with other departments at your customer that can influence sales (marketing, logistics, etc.). Additionally, you ensure operational and logistical follow-up as well as administrative handling.

What will you do?

Regularly visit customers 💼 • Develop annual plans 📈 • Brand distribution  📣

  • Maintain smooth-running customer relationships and liaise with key figures such as buyers, marketers, and logistics managers.
  • Develop annual plans for profitable growth based on product range analyses, market trends, and competitor research.
  • Thoroughly prepare customer visits to discuss annual plans, including presentations of product ranges and promotional plans.
  • Regularly visit customers.
  • Optimize distribution, visibility, and promotion of the brand range with customers.
  • Manage daily issues, administration, and aim to meet agreed sales and margin goals in Belgium.
  • Collaborate closely with marketing for promotions and campaigns.

What we expect from you

Bachelor’s degree 🎓 • Knowledge of the retail market 🛒 • trilingual 💬

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent through experience.
  • Relevant commercial experience managing retail customers, preferably within FMCG.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the principles of trade/category management.
  • Solid knowledge of the Belgian retail market; experience in the food sector is a plus.
  • Experience with Nielsen and GFK is an advantage.
  • Fluent in Dutch and French with a good knowledge of English. German is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of EU and local food legislation is a plus.
  • Familiarity with software tools (MS Office: Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

To be successful, you are:

  • Sharp-eyed and creative, translating data into actionable strategies.
  • A relationship expert: empathetic and diplomatic, always finding the balance between customer and company.
  • Strong in communication, a natural presenter, and negotiator.
  • An autonomous organizer who carries out tasks with precision and focus.
  • Proactive and driven; always seeking opportunities and growth.
  • A flexible team player who seamlessly integrates into various teams.
  • Integrity and loyalty personified, embodying professional ethics.

What Storck has to offer

Competitive Salary 💰 • Independency 🗽 • Company Car 🚗

Are you THE sweet-toothed candidate Storck is looking for? Then you’ll join a stable and successful company where there’s room for initiative and independent work. You’ll become a member of a professional team with a collegial, no-nonsense, and enjoyable atmosphere where you’ll get the chance to work with top brands. In addition to a competitive salary, Storck offers you a company car and excellent fringe benefits, along with opportunities for personal and professional growth.


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