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Project Finance Specialist

We are looking for a driven Finance Specialist to join our team within the Project Accounting group. This role offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment.




Finance & Investment

What you will do

As a Project Finance Specialist, you will be supporting and improving the financial processes within Finance, with a specific focus on Project Finance. You will work closely with our Project Finance Manager and other stakeholders to analyze, optimize and report on the financial performance of projects. As Project Finance Specialist you are responsible for the complete Accounts Receivable for Funded contracts, meaning:

  • Financial follow-up of the Funded contracts.
  • Ensure the control and compliance of the bookkeeping obligations for Funded contracts and Funding Agencies.
  • Create all required financial reports for the Funding agencies (like financial statements, summary reports and distribution of the contribution).
  • Perform financial analysis and reporting related to projects.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within Project Finance and implement more efficient practices.
  • Ensure compliance with financial guidelines and regulations.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting and financial planning for projects.
  • Support internal and external audits related to project finance.
  • You will also be responsible to utilize the capabilities of the project accounting system (SAP) to generate reports, analyse project performance metrics.

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits.

Who you are

  • You have a degree in Finance.
  • You have relevant experience in financial project follow-up.
  • Attention to detail is paramount and you work systematically.
  • You are passionate about analysing financial data and improvement of Finance processes.
  • You are communicative and always find ways to seek information. Your communication skills support you in creating and maintaining excellent relationships with internal (like colleagues) and external (like project leaders) stakeholders.
  • You have excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.

How can we help?

The Leuven MindGate team is at your disposal for any questions about the Leuven Innovation Region. Do you want to invest, work or study in the region? We can help you find your way.

We also facilitate collaboration and innovation between companies, knowledge institutes and government within the Leuven Innovation Region, and we are happy to guide any of these stakeholders towards innovation.