Senior Accountant

Location: Wavre, Belgium Location: Application deadline: 31 July 2024 Reference number: 2140
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Are you looking for a new opportunity to take your career to a higher orbit? To join an international group with a successful track record in Space Engineering? A job adapted to your career ambitions and in which you could have an impact for the years to come?

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team and take on the pivotal role of Senior GL Accountant. You will be responsible for overseeing the local legal reporting, statutory accounts and taxes management including relationships with auditors across various legal entities in both Europe and Canada.

Reporting directly to the Statutory Accounting Lead, you will have the opportunity to work in a multicultural environment with colleagues across 10 countries. The position is located in our HQ in Wavre, Belgium.

Tasks and activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in statutory accounting, ensuring timely completion of financial statements and tax returns (VAT and Corporate Income Tax).
  • Lead consolidation, transfer pricing, and audits.
  • Monitor all GL accounting aspects of month-end close and year-end close processes.
  • Maintain a keen focus on compliance with company policies and procedures, promoting a culture of integrity and transparency.

Skills and experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Certified Chartered Accountant (CPA) or proven equivalent experience.
  • At least 10 years of proven experience in Revenue Recognition, cost accounting and statutory accounting.
  • Strong hands-on expertise with ERP, MS Office in particular Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to collaborate across the organization and positively influence business outcomes.
  • Excellent time management, planning, and organisational skills.
  • Collaborative, flexible, resilient, and able to perform under high pressure.
  • Willingness and ability to work at both operational and strategic levels.
  • Desire to work both autonomously and as part of a team, in an international multicultural environment.
  • Solution oriented mindset, with a customer focused communication skill.
  • Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within leading space organisations across Europe.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • To be part of a company that values integrity, inspiration, care and collaboration.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; access to training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, all genders, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel.

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German Cingerli

Recruitment Manager

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