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Senior Accountant

Report directly to both the Managing Director of Belgium and Holland, and have direct contact with the Head of Finance and the wider finance network.
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WHO WE ARE

We are storytellers with a purpose. Mediaplanet creates useful content that educates our audience and positions our clients as solution providers. We are a one-stop shop for content creation and distribution, and the experts in turning interest into action. We started in Stockholm in 2002. Now we are in 16 offices across 15 countries on both sides of the Atlantic. We have more than a decade of experience creating cross platform content marketing campaigns, and offer solutions that fit nearly every industry, client and budget.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Accountant based in our Belgian office, providing support to both the Belgian and the Netherlands office. This is an all-round role encompassing all aspects of the financial process throughout both offices. You will report directly to both the Managing Director of Belgium and Holland, as well as having direct contact with the Head of Finance and the wider finance network. Previous experience working within a finance department is essential, along with previous experience working with accounting software.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  • Producing financial statements including profit and loss accounts, monthly management accounts, cash flows, variance, analysis and commentaries
  • Produce and post journals including accruals, prepayments, bank
  • Responsible for whole AP function including invoice posting, payment runs and creditor management.
  • Responsible for whole AR function including invoice creation, credit control and debtor management
  • Ensure reconciliations are prepared and maintained for all balance sheet nominal accounts and key P&L accounts to ensure the accuracy of the monthly accounts process
  • Run month end processes including intercompany balances and payroll
  • Ad hoc reporting and assistance
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Part/Newly Qualified in recognised professional accountancy qualification
  • Management of financial accounting records up to management and statutory level.
  • Experience in the preparation of formal statutory accounts
  • Excellent communicator with the maturity to build effective confident working relationships (both internal and external)
  • Language skills, being able to communicate in Dutch, French and English is desirable
  • Strong Excel skills and good knowledge of other Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines ensuring competing demands are met.
  • High attention to detail in driving a high standard of service delivery.

 

FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Part/Newly Qualified in recognised professional accountancy qualification



KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Management of financial accounting records up to management and statutory level.
  • Experience in the preparation of formal statutory accounts

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent communicator with the maturity to build effective confident working relationships (both internal and external)
  • Language skills, being able to communicate in Dutch, French and English is desirable
  • Strong Excel skills and good knowledge of other Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines ensuring competing demands are met.
  • High attention to detail in driving a high standard of service delivery.

 

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Brussels

Avenue du Port 86C
1000 Bruxelles Directions leoni.smedts@mediaplanet.com

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