ARGOS is looking for a business manager!

ARGOS is looking for a dynamic business manager in a flexible working environment in the (inter)national audiovisual arts. The business leader develops a vision to enhance the daily operations of the organisation.

In consultation with the director, she/he/they develop(s) a professional framework for ARGOS, in which concepts such as solidarity, diversity, trust, sustainability, and transparency are essential.


  • Streamline all business and administrative processes.
  • Responsible for the planning and control cycle. Monitors interim forecasts. If necessary, deploying management measures to improve the financial and economic situation.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual accounts.
  • Supporting fundraising and acquisition; in consultation with the director.
  • Co-maintaining contacts with subsidy providers and business (cooperation) partners.
  • Attends the board meetings together with the director and takes the minutes.
  • Monitoring the correct application of the Code of Good Governance: reporting and making suggestions in this respect.
  • Substitute the director in his/her absence and in this capacity lead the other staff members.
  • Responsible for the building and its inventory.
  • Represents the institution internally and externally by participating in various external consultations.
  • Right hand and sparring partner of the director.


  • Responsible for optimal internal organisation and for creating conditions conducive to a professional HR climate. Cooperates in recruitment and assessment procedures, together with the director.
  • Responsible for management and follow-up of insurances, pensions, sickness reporting and registration of holidays and compensation days.
  • Keeping the personnel files up to date.
  • Managing and supporting job students and volunteers.
  • Drafting employment contracts and employer declarations.
  • Being the point of contact for employees in case of questions regarding personnel records.
  • Administrative processing of entries and exits.
  • Responsible for contacts and proper follow-up of personnel issues with the social secretariat.


  • Taking care of the monthly bookkeeping, in such a way that it is up to date and gives a good picture of the financial situation.
  • Drawing up, checking and booking of invoices.
  • Monitoring the timely receipt of payments and taking care of the reminders by telephone and/or in writing.
  • Checking payments received, as well as sorting out discrepancies.
  • Verifying invoices for correctness, cost centre, etc.
  • Preparing and executing payment orders.
  • Preparing various periodic overviews of the annual budget.
  • Preparing the annual budget plan, in consultation with the director.
  • Contact with the external accounting office and the auditor.
  • Performing various financial (project) administrations, in support of the director and budget holders.

ARGOS offers a contractual position with an appropriate remuneration (PC 329) based on education and experience, commuting allowance, internet and mobile subscription and home working allowance.

The position is 4/5 and the ideal candidate is in possession of a university degree or is equivalent through experience. Trilingual (NL/FR/EN) is a requirement.

The business manager is accountable to the director.

If interested, please send a Dutch language motivation letter, CV and 1-page vision text on how you would handle the business and administrative processes at ARGOS to Please mention "“Sollicitatie zakelijk leider" as a subject.

The interview will mainly be held in Dutch and will take place during the week of 31 May 2021.

Deadline: 27 May 2021.