Senior Accountant with leadership skills

For our client, an international company based in the Zaventem , we are currently looking for a Senior Accountant with leadership skills.

Jouw job

Objectives of the job

The senior accountant is responsible for the correct and complete processing of the monthly closing conform Belgian GAAP,IFRS and corporate policy. She/he has the accountability for the timely delivery of the validated figures. She/he is in contact with the different departments for which he/she is responsible for processing the income/cost. The accountant acts proactive on outstanding issues, questions of the different departments.

The process accountant is involved in financial projects.

Key tasks:

  • She/he is responsible for the monthly closing of the revenue/cost statement of the different entities taken into account a strict deadline.
    • Calculating the accrual based on information received from other departments or from BO report.
    • Look at the outcome in a critical way, taken into account (monthly) evolutions.
    • Processing of the accrual conform Belgian GAAP, IFRS and corporate policy.
    • Check all the accounts for which she/he is responsible.
    • Look constantly for optimizing the closing process.
    • Deliver a structured report to controlling of the accruals set up.
    • Ad hoc investigations or task related to the closing process.
  • She/he is in direct contact with the different department for who the income/cost is booked.
    • Knowing the underlying process that steers the income/cost.
    • Takes up issues or outstanding actions in the month in a proactive way.
    • Critical on the information received.
    • Work together in open communication.
    • Adapt changes in the process in accounting conform guidelines.
  • She/he is responsible for the balance sheet and P&L reconciliation.
    • correct validation of the assets and liabilities.
    • follow up and actions on outstanding aged debt and receivable.
    • reconciliation of the different systems that are linked to the accounting.
  • She/he can have activities in the monthly reporting cycle.
  • She/he will be involved in financial projects.

Jouw profiel

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting.
  • 5 years or more of experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process, preferably in an international organisation.
  • Hands-on experience with SAP and all its processes.
  • Team player with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and within deadlines.
  • Mature and flexible attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills, internal and external in Dutch and English

Het aanbod

We offer you a highly diversified job in an international company. You will be part of a dynamic and open-minded team. Our client offers a very interesting salary with fringe benefits.

Interested? Send your cv to, mentioning the reference FIN7034

Ervaring: 6-10
Locatie: Zaventem
Contract: Voltijds
Studieniveau: Bachelor

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