Antwerp - Senior Accountant

To support our team we are currently looking for a driven Senior Accountant in Antwerp (Belgium).

Position Profile and Requirements

Primary aim: 

The senior accountant is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyse financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts including “Budget versus Actual” variance reports and evidence of significant variances
  • Assist Chief Accountant
  • Prepare VAT reporting

Your skills :

  • Work proactively and independently
  • Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices
  • Ability to perform in a deadline driven work environment
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Preferred Requirements: 

Formal Education: Bachelor degree in accounting

Other qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ of relevant experience
  • Decent knowledge of BE GAAP
  • Basic knowledge of IFRS
  • Excellent electronic spreadsheets (ms-excel) skills
  • Use of English as primary working language

Languages: Fluent in English, Dutch


Attractive compensation package in line with experience; group medical and life insurance plan; training and development opportunities and varied work in an pleasant environment.

Contact Information

Please send your CV mentioning the job title you are applying for to the attention of:

Ann Vleugels
De Gerlachekaai 20
2000 Antwerpen