Chief Accountant

Head Office - Belgium

We are looking for a Chief Accountant to organise & supervise the Accounting team.


As Chief Accountant, you will contribute to the objectives of the Finance department and be responsible for:

  • Supervision & support of the Accountancy staff with regard to the incoming / outgoing invoice process, settlement between organisation and stock & fixed asset management to ensure the progress of the accountancy & payment process.
  • Periodical closing of the Belgian entities (general & analytical accounting), respecting deadlines
  • Analysis of financial reports, check correctness of journal entries, payroll data, debtor / creditor ledgers and tax returns to ensure the guarantee of the correct data processing
  • Oversee & close VAT, Intrastat and preparation of corporation taxes for Belgian entities and it’s international branches
  • Assisting in the consolidation process, control of the balance sheet, and liaising with auditors
  • Participate in the SAP implementation and further improving of accounting procedures.
  • Motivating the team to ensure that their competencies, skills and know-how are best used and that we have a well-functioning team in place


  • Master with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, any other language is a plus
  • MS Office and Excel have no secrets for you, good experience with ERP (SAP + Exact is a plus)
  • Hands-on mentality and eager to take initiative.
  • Team player, accurate and good communication skills
  • Close collaboration with the Project Controllers and Project Managers
  • Knowledge of VAT, periodical closing and accounting principles, and you keep yourself updated on evolutions related to accountancy.
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