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Chief Accountant

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An international company operating in the chemicals sector is currently looking for a Chief Accountant to strengthen its finance team. This position is based in Diegem and you will report to the Head of Finance & Accounting.

Your main responsibilities as a Chief Accountant will be:

  • Closing processes for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end
  • Management of routine accounting tasks
  • Operating expense analysis and budget variance analysis
  • General ledger reconciliation
  • Monitoring production control, such as purchase price variances
  • Updating the fixed asset register and handling depreciation
  • Managing monthly accruals and provisions
  • Develop the annual budget, forecast, and mid-term plan
  • Coordinating the preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns
  • Implement and enforce appropriate accounting methods, policies, and principles

About you:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in accountancy
  • You have 10 years' previous experience and proven track record as an A-Z accountant or in a senior accounting role
  • You are fluent in Dutch and have a good knowledge of French and English
  • You are analytical and have strong problem-solving skills

The company’s offer:

  • A rewarding salary package that includes a company car with a fuel car, meal vouchers and an insurance coverage
  • Easy access to public transport and an office close to the motorway exit
  • The opportunity to work from home 2 days a week for a better work-life balance

Join a Belgian subsidiary of a large group and become part of a dynamic team with enthusiastic colleagues in a flat structure. Apply for this Chief Accountant position and take your career to the next level.

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Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tax

Focus: Accounting Management

Industry: Trade and Services

Salary: A rewarding salary package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Language: Dutch - Professional Working

Second Language: English - Professional Working

Third Language: French - Professional Working

Location: Diegem

Job Reference: 2198522/001

Date posted: 10 June 2024

Consultant: Valentine Leseine

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