General Ledger Accountant

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Location : Brussels
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Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half is currently recruiting a (m/f) General Ledger Accountant to join one of our clients.

The company is located in the region of Brussels.


  • You will enter all journal entries into the accounting software within several legal entities;
  • You will record supporting information for all journal entries;
  • You will support in month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing;
  • You will prepare monthly balance sheet and P&L variance analysis (together with Head of Finance Department and Financial planning Manager);
  • You will prepare all monthly accrual and deferral transactions;
  • You will prepare balance sheet accounts reconciliations;
  • You will maintain detailed listings of the contents of all balance sheet accounts;
  • You will create recurring journal entry templates;
  • You will ensure that reversing entries occur;
  • You will assist internal and external auditors with journal entry examinations;
  • You will prepare and post monthly salary administration;
  • You will interface with management in various departments, including marketing, logistics, sales operations, IT and HR;
  • You will be responsible for the preparation of all statistical information to the external accounting agents;
  • You will prepare annual statutory accounts considering all USGAAP adjustments versus local Belgium reporting requirements;
  • You will prepare all legal reports and control all official publication requirements are fulfilled;
  • You will prepare the income tax declarations for EMEA legal entities, based on statutory accounts;
  • You will partner with external accounting agents responsible for statutory filing and tax filing requirements of all affiliates of the EMEA group;
  • You will ensure proper recognition of tax liabilities/prepaids and tax assessments on both current and prior fiscal years for all affiliates of the EMEA group;
  • You will implement and maintain best practice policies and procedures that increase productivity in the areas of tax reporting and compliance;
  • You will support the Senior Financial Analyst and the AR Accountant :
    • Ensure proper recording of all accounting entries timely;
    • Ensure proper recording of all promotions and discount accruals, accounting for all Flex Funds and other agreements that have financial impact on gross margin;
    • Support the AP and AR position on different topics.

Required profile:

  • You hold a bachelor degree in Economics or Finance;
  • You have minimum 3 experience as Accountant;
  • You speak fluent Dutch and English;
  • You are precise and you keep good structure and overview;
  • You are able to set priorities and complete work against timeline set in advance;
  • You are open for changes and you proactively look for improvements.

Interested in this position? Apply today.



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1831 Diegem

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