IT Team Lead Finance

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Datum: 8-jan-2023

Plaats: Zaventem, BE, 1930

Bedrijf: carrefourb

Interested in joining Carrefour Belgium? Welcome aboard! You will become a member of our team, a team of 10.000 motivated and committed people. All day long, in the stores or at our HQ in Evere, we give our ultimate best to make our clients happy. 

As a leading and innovative food retailer, with more than 800 stores, Carrefour Belgium offers to its client’s different store concepts: Carrefour Hypermarkets, Carrefour Market, Carrefour Express and .

IT Team Lead Finance

About Carrefour


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

Across our support functions we have to ensure that we continue to grow and evolve. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas.

To manage this constant change and to cope with our challenges, we are looking forward to hiring an IT Team Lead Finance with relevant experience in SAP Finance & Controlling &  SAP RetailL. Previous experiences in sectors like retail, logistics, production or industry would be a plus.


What will be your responsibilities:


To support the growth, Carrefour will recruit an IT Team Lead Finance,  who focuses on digital projects and who will roll out SAP Finance  within Carrefour Belgium together with internal staff and external suppliers. Carrefour wants to expand its in-house knowledge of SAP to be able to meet the major challenges the company is facing.

Carrefour has started its S/4 HANA Business Transformation, taking the opportunity to optimize the Finance business processes.

  • As IT Team Lead Finance, you employ considerable SAP (and non SAP) Process & Application, Finance Portfolio Management and People management skills.
  • As a trusted advisor in the area of Finance, you will be in charge of process & application analysis, making recommendations (can be a.o. process changes, application changes or automation) and subsequently implementing them from design to support. To be successful, you will need to build strong relationships with your business partners . You will collaborate actively with our internal clients and you are able to translate business requirements into solutions. Your main counterparts are the Finance Business Process Owners, the accounting, treasury, tax & controlling teams.
  • As people manager, you will manage a team of IT people (internal and external). You will need to intensively cooperate with business & IT colleagues from other teams.
  • As the Finance portfolio manager, you take responsibility on delivery, from business requirement definition, through solution proposal, project realization, deployment and Go Live, including a final assessment on results acquired.
  • Your expertise will allow you to inspire people towards a common objective contributing proactively to improvements that benefit the business. You will:
  • Act as single point of contact for all Financial related applications (not SAP exclusive)
  • Participate in meetings with the Financial Department providing guidance and IT insights of future development to improve and optimize the financial processes
  • Evaluate the change requests of important users and business process owners, suggest solutions and implement and/or coordinate the changes;
  • Analyze functional and technical designs, evaluate the nature of the solution (cost effectiveness, functional and technical fit of the solution) and support its development; Work on change requests with the external partners;
  • Be involved in SAP implementation projects: GAP analysis, Developments, Adjustments, Testing, Training, User Acceptance, Go-live;
  • Be responsible for documenting the business processes;


We are looking for:


  • A Master in information technology, applied economics or a related field
  • Team Leadership skills.
  • In depth functional knowledge of multiple SAP modules, including Finance (AP, AR, AA, ‚Ķ) and Controlling. Experience in SAP IS Retail & S/4HANA¬† is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch and/or French.
  • A mature, assertive and dynamic personality, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A teammate and motivator within multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
  • At least 10 years of relevant SAP Finance¬† experience
  • Understanding of best practices, trends and technologies within the area of Finance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and are able to effectively prioritize and carry out tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • You are customer oriented, with excellent communication skills, capable to defend your ideas, but open to listen to others as well.


What we offer:


A permanent position, also a key function at our IT department.

An attractive salary, company car and fuel card.

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

At Carrefour Belgium, we promote diversity, gender equality and inclusion. Our ambition is to attract new employees and retain our current employees, regardless of age, background and professional experience. We are convinced that this way of working will strengthen our results, our customer focus approach and innovative strength.