Finance Operations - Accounting Leader - Brussels

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Location : Brussels
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Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half is currently looking to recruit a (m/f) Finance Operations / Accounting Leader for one of our clients.

Our client, active in the financial services sector is located in Brussels.

Reporting to the CFO, the Finance Operations / Accounting Leader will have following responsibilities:

You will be leading financial activities linked to the core business and make sure the business is correctly reflected in the financial books:

  • Daily activities:
    • Lead and improve the current process of uploading daily activities from external sources into Oracle,
    • Automating processes and improving banking rules,
    • Prepare Daily settlement payments to customers,
  • Monthly activities:
    • Be responsible for the monthly core business closing activities and provide findings, variance explanations vs prior month, Forecast, Budget to the CFO,
    • Lead and own the standard core business account reconciliations,
  • Quarterly activities:
    • Lead and own the full quarterly reconciliation of Customer balances - critical to safeguard customer funds,
  • Develop a new model to load the bank account movements from non ING accounts into Oracle;
  • Be the first point of contact for the key partner bank (ING);
  • Help the CFO develop a monthly reporting pack.

Finance Operations:

  • Be a strong business partner, provide advice/recommendation during the assessment of any new customer settlement model definition;
  • Own and maintain the Balance Management update for each customer;
  • Keep a dynamic eye on the level of each customer balance to promote business continuity and avoid transactions blockage;
  • Follow up on more and more non-standard customer processes;
  • Actively participate to the definition/design of new business pillars;

Control Environment:

  • He/she will always keep an eye on the business/financial risks and will ensure they have been identified and covered by mitigation actions/controls;
  • He/she will be responsible to make sure the mitigation measures are timely and properly implemented;
  • He/she will also ensure specific ratios checked by the NBB (solvency, liquidity) are maintained and under control by the company;

He/she will keep a close eye and be the owner of the segregation of funds concept required in our business.

Provide assistance in delivering a budgeting and cash forecast.

The person will be giving assistance to higher management and auditors.

The requested qualifications for the position of Finance Operations / Accounting Leader include:

  • Master in Economics;
  • Minimum 5 years' experience, experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, experience in treasury is a plus;
  • Strong accounting background,
  • Fluent in English;
  • Excellent organisation, documentation and communication skills;
  • Flexible, proactive and independent in daily operations;
  • Team spirit, open minded, solution and system oriented.

Interested in this position as Finance Operations / Accounting Leader? Apply now!



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