Accountant – Belgium

  • In Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • Full time
  • Please send English CV

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When you join the Jonckers team, you will be joining a team of accomplished Professionals from across the Globe, and as such teamwork is essential to success in this role. You will deal with many different internal external clients and suppliers from all kinds of industries. You should have the knowledge, skills and experience to deal with different types of demands.

Knowledge Belgian Financial Regulations is essential this job, however International experience will also be advantageous. You will work closely with and support the CFO in ensuring that accurate and timely financial and management information is produced by the Finance Department.

 

As a key part of the finance team you will be responsible for duties as follows

  • Monthly management accounts including consolidations and supporting schedules
  • VAT returns
  • Ensuring the ledger and processes run effectively and in line with procedures
  • Ensure all financial statutory and compliance obligations are fulfilled
  • Preparation of budget and forecasting information
  • Understanding and analysing the business’ key value drivers, business risks and opportunities
  • Assisting in the financial feasibility and affordability of projects and proposed investments
  • Contributing to the improvement of systems and procedures
  • Providing comprehensive cover for the CFO
  • Ad hoc reporting as required

The successful candidate will have skills and experience as follows

  • Professionally qualified
  • Commercially astute with an ability to take a strategic perspective
  • High degree of analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting, financial reporting standards and legislative requirements (VAT, taxation)
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to inspire confidence in both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Experienced in the use of Excel (incl the use of macros) and information databases (eg Access)
  • Ability to use initiative coupled with demonstrable problem solving skills.
  • English and French language (written and verbal)