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General Accountant

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For a leading multinational firm in Zwijndrecht, we’re looking for a GL Accountant to reinforce the Belgian GL team, reporting to the Head of Shared Service Center. Are you looking for a people-oriented work environment with a strong focus on the well-being? Apply now!

Tasks of the GL Accountant:

  • Ensure all the accounting transactions are recorded timely and accurately with a high standard of supporting documentation.
  • Review the accounting entries performed by other team members (AP, AR, Bank) and performs accounting entries such as accruals, deferrals and reclassifications as needed.
  • Responsible for internal reporting and for the annual audited financial statements.
  • Perform analyses regarding the Balance Sheet, including explanations and documentation.
  • Ensure that the accounting and tax documentation is updated and maintains the traceability.
  • Responsible for external audits.
  • Responsible for VAT declarations and VAT controls.
  • Capable of managing the month end close activities independently.
  • Includes adhoc duties as necessary.

Profile of ideal GL Accountant:

  • Degree in accountancy or economics.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
  • Experience within a SSC is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Corporate Income Tax & VAT.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Communicative, flexible, not afraid to take initiatives.
  • Proactive, a team-player and able to work independently.
  • Experience in ERPs like AX Dynamics is a plus.
  • Actively participate and support of the improving accounting process into the ERP.
  • Able to coordinate all activities performed by general ledger team, meeting all deadlines.
  • Advanced MS Excel.
  • Customer service oriented (internal and external).
  • Ability to work under pressure and a high degree of ability to define priorities.
  • Oriented to detail and organized.
  • Proactive and with a high sense of teamwork.

In return, our client offers:

  • An attractive salary package with company car, insurances, etc.
  • Very flexible working hours and 28,5 holidays
  • 2 days homeworking.
  • A mobility program for a healthy work-life balance.
  • A permanent training offer that enables personal and professional development.
  • A stimulating, innovative workplace with many growth opportunities.
  • A people-oriented work environment with a strong focus on the well-being of employees.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tax

Focus: General Ledger

Industry: Transport and Rail

Salary: company car, insurances, ...

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Language: Dutch - Professional Working

Second Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Zwijndrecht

Job Reference: 2217912/001

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Kevin Blockx

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