Chief Financial Officer (H/F)

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General information


Why don't we talk to you about Limagrain Ingredients?
A subsidiary of the Limagrain Group, we develop and manufacture authentic and functional ingredients for food processors.
Each year, we process 330,000 tonnes of cereals, mainly wheat and corn, for several markets: bakery, pastry, prepared meals, snacks, breakfast cereals, animal feed (pets, horses and young animals).
Limagrain Ingredients is 179 million euros of turnover, 55% of which internationally.
Join our 349 employees in one of our 7 locations in Europe!





Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

Within the framework of Limagrain Ingredients' activities, your main responsibilities are to implement the strategic orientations of the BU in their financial aspects and organization. As such you lead the budget, forecast and Mid-Term Plan process for the Business Unit (BU) in collaboration with the Management Committee. The position is accountable to provide accurate reporting needed at BU and Limagrain Group level and is a key advisor role on all financial aspects or projects.

The position is reporting to the Deputy CEO of the BU and is located either at Riom in France or at Weert in the Netherlands. This position has a functional link with the Group CFO as well.

You wish to join a European company  with growth opportunities and be a key member of the governance of the Business Unit, join us !

Job description

Your main mission will be to (without being restricted to):


- Lead the consolidation of financial data needed to provide an overview on the budget, forecast and mid term plan (MTP)

- Support BU Management Committee on financial topics. Provide scenario and simulations to support in decision making for budget and MTP

- Define, propose and implement financial organization and operations in order to optimize costs and improve financial processes.

- Design, enhance and implement procedures, processes, tools for Finance, accounting, internal control within the BU.

- Communicate relevant financial indicators to the BU and to Group Finance Team

- Lead Finance team located both in France an in the Netherlands, and be a mentor to develop key financial counterparts within the organization

- Accountable overall to perform all financial activities according to the established Limagrain guidelines (IFRS Gaap).

- Be a business partner to support and challenge business decisions


You have a Master's or Business School degree in Finance and accounting with a solid experience as Financial Manager of a subisidiary, company or business area.

Experiences in an industrial environment and in post-acquisition management will be a plus

You develop a relevant experience in controlling and good knowledge of financial reporting practices. Experience with ERP system is required as well as any project to structure or implement finance processes / flow.

Fluent in English and either in Dutch or French depending of the location.

Your strategic vision, accuracy, open-mindedness, business orientation and your team spirit will enable you to constantly seek to support the business and optimize the company's financial results.

As a people manager you also let your team members grow and you empower them.

Position localization

Job location

Europe, France, Auvergne, Puy de Dôme (63)


32 Avenue Georges Gershwin, 63200 Riom, France

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Specific expertise


Minimum level of experience required

7 years or more