Senior Accountant - Antwerp - Electrotechnical field

Posted on Jan 20, 2019 by Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Antwerpen, Antwerpen Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client develops and distributes electrotechnical solutions. As a Senior Accountant you will report to the Finance Manager. You will conduct decision-making activities and facilitate daily transactional accounting relative to the business organization through performance of the following duties: Performs monthly general ledger closing activities, including journal entries, accruals, aging reconciliations, account reconciliations and analyses. Prepare financial statement fluctuations both balance sheet and income statement as it relates to periods and budget, identifying root causes for variances and resolution of issues. Applies accounting techniques and standard local practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions under both US GAAP principles and where applicable local accounting rules. Researches and proposes the technical accounting treatment for transactions; assists in the preparation of accounting memos to summarize the facts, accounting guidance, and related accounting treatment of transactions reflected in the financial statements. Adheres to established policies and procedures and identifies process improvement opportunities as well as best practices. Identifies and implements internal control procedures. Provides the information requested and preparation of schedules for the annual year end audit. Liaises with interdepartmental and cross-functional personnel in the areas of Finance, Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, and Operations. Accommodates customary communication and meetings with global personnel. Communicates effectively and persuasively with a positive and productive disposition. The requested qualifications for this job include: You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field. You have at least 4 years progressive accounting or auditing experience. You have demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting. Principles (GAAP) and customary business terms and practices is required. Acquaintance with global business customs and accounting principles is preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as well as local statuary requirements. You are proficient (verbal/written) in Flemish/Dutch and English. Ability to professionally communicate and collaborate in a global environment with a focus on customer service. Proficiency to conduct general ledger and monthly closing activities. Comprehension of intercompany invoicing/allocations, capital assets, foreign currency translation, and revenue recognition. You have the right competences to facilitate internal and external audit compliance and annual reporting requirements (financial statements, footnote disclosures, etc.). Acuity to internal controls and key business concepts. Discernment of project management, continuous improvement, and technical research principles, practices, and techniques preferred. Aptitude to process financial data and formulate analytical reports and reconciliations. Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality. Extensive experience among Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.), Tier 1 enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, and other technical applications. You are able to work independently with minimal... Originele vacature is te vinden op - Maak nu een Jobagent aan op StepStone en vind je droombaan! Vind gelijkaardige jobs, informatie over werkgevers en carrièretips op!
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