Controllers Day

Finance Controllers as the “oil” in a continuous running “engine”

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BIMAC Members: Free – Non-members : €150 (excl. VAT)
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The yearly BIMAC Controllers Day is well known as a very interesting, inspiring event.

Registration and coffee


Opening speech by the Chairman Christian Pauwels


Academic speakers :

Prof. Dr. Sophie Hoozée

Associate Professor of Management Accounting and Control at Ugent
“Sustainability reporting importance for the finance and business controller : what to report, impact on motivation and view from the Board.”

Christophe Vanhee

Senior Researcher at Ugent
“Reporting and consolidation for public organizations based on BBC.”


Christophe Paquay – Manager Robert Walters (Antwerp) and
Jens Spittael – Senior Manager
Walters People 

“Market demand and offer for finance and business controllers.”
“What functions and vacancies do we find in the market for finance professionals, what are the expectations from demand and offer, what are expectations of salaries – based on function, seniority and sector.”


Lunch – Continuous product information and demonstration by event sponsors


Albert Gagliardi

Finance Leadership & Development. Board Member of the Dutch Controllers Institute
“CFO of the Future. Changes in societal and technological context impacts also the role & responsibilities of the CFO. The VRC has made a survey over the last two years what can become the CFO of the future, which competences are expected and what will be focus domains.”


Lien Vangansewinkel & Tom Van Cauwenberge

Senior Manager & Partner at Deloitte
“Controller in the Green. Often taken for granted, often overlooked in the digital agenda, but always a cornerstone of every world-class controllership function – Governance and Compliance.”




Panel debate
Interactive panel debate with panel members representing different functions in a company and all attendees. What does HR, SALES, OPERATIONS, FINANCE and BOARD expect from finance and business controllers. The panel debate will be interactive with all participants based on statements and voting.
Wouter Van Linden, Group Head of HR Waterland
HR’s vision and expectations regarding the role and responsibilities of controller.
Wim Oversteyns, Finance Director + CCO
HR’s vision and expectations regarding the role and responsibilities of controller.
Jeffrey Janssen, founder CFO network
Vision and expectations of role of finance and business controller.
David Smet, Financial Director Municipality of Zelzate
Role and challenges for the management and policy controller in local governments.
Kevin Van Hoof, Mondeléz International
Role and expectations of the controller from a VP Sales perspective.


Wrap-up Christian Pauwels


Cocktail and Networking



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October 19, 2021
8:00 am


7:30 pm

Waerboom, Jozef Mertensstraat 140, 1702 Groot-Bijgaarden

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