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Corporate Accountant

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An international organisation in Berchem is looking for an enthousiastic, organised and pro-active Corporate accountant. Are you looking for a job within a dynamic and growing organisation? The Corporate Accountant will be directly reporting to the Regional Finance and Accounting Director and work closely together with all Shared Service Center Teams in satellite locations and the local finance teams.

The Accountant will be responsible for:

In this role you will take responsibility for the full A-Z administration and monthly reporting of our corporate entities, in close cooperation with the SSC and tax team.

  • Govern the correct PO creation and Invoice processing processes.
  • Follow up the weekly vendor payments performed SSC – payment team.
  • Perform treasury tasks with regard to intercompany loans, external financing arrangements and cash payments.
  • Record month end journals, typical for a listed company and perform payroll accounting, in cooperation with the SSC.
  • Perform the monthly and annual closing of the relevant entities, in accordance with strict deadlines.
  • Monthly review and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Follow up monthly & annual VAT returns & IC listings & WHT.
  • Create a monthly corporate and divisional budget for the company and monitor expenditure – explain variances between actuals & budget.
  • Cooperate in the intercompany recharging process.
  • Maintain IFRS accounting data (e.g. IFRS 16 lease data).
  • Support the consolidation process.
  • Yearly budget process – in cooperation with Corporate Controller prepare budget.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Provide financial advice based on data analysis to upper management.
  • Assist in audits and any ad hoc projects or process request.
  • Maintain the central legal database (minutes of meetings, contracts, statutory accounts,…) of the group entities in cooperation with the legal team.

Profile of the Accountant:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study (Accountancy/tax/audit/financial management - min 5 years).
  • Display exemplary ethical behavior when working with confidential financial documents.
  • Professional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ownership and hands-on mentality: Focus on continuous improvement, while keeping a critical look at own work.
  • Independent, enthusiastic team player who maintains constructive relationships.
  • Fluent English and Dutch.
  • Knowledge of ERP packages and MS Office (extensive Excel experience is a must).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft D365 and data entry is considered a plus.
  • Experience within a multi-cultural environment is a plus.

In return, our client offers:

  • In addition to an interesting role within an international setting, we provide a work environment that offers plenty of opportunities for further professional growth and development. A welcoming and inclusive work environment that embraces diversity.
  • Contract of indefinite duration.
  • Hybrid workplace and flexible working hours.
  • Your enthusiasm and results-driven approach will be recognized with a competitive salary package, including extralegal benefits such as:
  • A lease car or mobility budget
  • Netto representation allowance
  • Bonus system
  • Group insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Meal vouchers (€8)
  • Phone and mobile subscription
  • Eco vouchers
  • Laptop

Interested? Please apply online!

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tax

Focus: General Ledger

Industry: Utilities

Salary: Meal/Eco vouchers, phone + mobile subscription,...

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Language: Dutch - Professional Working

Second Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Berchem

Job Reference: 2089532

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Kevin Blockx

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