IT - Governance Advisor - Finance & Investments

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Datum: 25-jan-2023

Plaats: Zaventem, BE, 1930

Bedrijf: carrefourb

IT - Governance Advisor (Finance & Investments)  6514



The retail industry is changing rapidly and therefore also the IT landscape @ Carrefour Belgium. 
Topics like mobile solutions, digital & e-commerce, real time data integration, big data, digital marketing, smart scan, hybrid sales devices, mobile payments, IT security ... have our greatest attention these days.

The IT Governance team is a service aiming at keeping under control the IT department with regards to several management pillars: Strategy, Finance & Investments, Audits & Risks, Quality & Performance, Process & Methods, Stakeholders Relationships & Communication. 


Job Description


The Governance Advisor - Finance & Investments integrates this multidisciplinary team and supports the IT Governance Team Manager.  He is mainly involved in the Finance & Investments pillar and is comfortable acting as a generalist in the others. As a generalist, he/she has a mindset for continuous learning in order to contribute to a matricial Governance team breaking any silo. He/she ensures precise advice and management of the topics and missions entrusted to him/her. 



The responsibilities may vary depending on the pillars the Governance Advisor is involved in and can be among others to


  • Design IT ways of working for cost transparency and measurable benefits. In close collaboration with Controle de Gestion and Accounting, design processes, roles and responsibilities to guarantee that actual spending is in line with Budget.¬†
  • Be responsible for the End to End IT financial and costing reporting.¬†
  • Support IT in establishing a proper approved Budget, identifying hurdles on the road requiring arbitration. ¬†
  • Follow Budget execution up and help address the necessary actions in collaboration with Controle de Gestion, IT Governance & Transversal Services peers, IT Colleagues and Dircoms (under/over spending, provisions, anticipations, reclassifications‚Ķ)
  • Contribute to Costs Optimization exercises and Financial ‚ÄėPerformance Plan‚Äô with Procurement and Controle de Gestion.
  • Support Operational closing by enabling smooth monthly financial closing of IT Operations and ensuring discipline and follow up of timesheets submissions and approvals, contractors invoicing, ‚Ķ
  • Provide guidance and assistance to IT Project Managers, IT Team Managers, IT Dircoms in managing allocated budget envelopes in their field.¬†
  • Support the preparation and execution of the different IT financial and investments committees in Belgium and with the Group.


Your profile:


  • Bachelor‚Äôs or Master‚Äôs degree with proven work experience of 3 to 5 years in business management and/or IT Management
  • Certification with one or more project management methodologies and demonstrated experience in the field
  • Experience in Functional Management in a matricial environment
  • Financial acumen
  • Ability / experience to synthesize large and complex matters into actionable flows, documents, work processes, ...
  • Native speaker level in Dutch or French and a professional command of English



  • A permanent position, also a key function in our IT department.
  • An attractive salary, choice of company car with fuel card or mobility budget, and other extra-legal benefits including: a pension plan, meal vouchers, exclusive discounts in our stores, bonus plan and net remuneration, laptop, smartphone and 26 holidays per year.
  • Permanent training, the possibility to grow, internal career opportunities.


In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At Carrefour, we want to attract and retain both women and men - of all ages and backgrounds, each with their own experience. We are convinced that with this we can satisfy our customers, strengthen our results and our innovation.