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23 Nov 2016

Full-Time Expert Business Accounting

Borealis – Posted by admin Mechelen, Vlaanderen, Belgium


Job Description

Expert Business Accounting

Role Purpose

To support the local and central business accounting team in managing consistent and optimal Product Costing & Profitability data and internal accounting processes that fulfils the requirements of the organisation:

  • ensuring high quality financial data is available for optimal decisions making;
  • executing month end closing steps accurately and completely.


  • Perform necessary reconciliations and analysis to ensure data consistency and reliability, thereby providing a solid base for decision making:
    • Executing month end closing steps which affect both management and legal P&L: e.g. inventory valuations, FIFO, LNV, slow mover;
    • Calculating internal transfer prices;
    • Monthly reconciliation between PCA and COPA.
  • Guard the quality of the master data, by performing regular checks, in order to maintain high quality and ensure correct reporting;
  • Work intensively in SAP tool in the FI/CO/COPA modules;
  • Participate in the yearly budget exercise for the business accounting part;
  • Ensure compliance to the agreed working processes and standards across the (business) accounting teams;
  • Promote use of existing reports and IT tools, assist users where needed;
  • Suggest improvements in reporting, in agreement with the process leader and BI team;
  • Continuously strive to improve processes;
  • Closely work together with and connect to internal customers and colleagues in other locations.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Master degree in finance, controlling, accounting;
  • Languages: Fluent in English;
  • GAAP and accounting expertise:
    • Mastering booking and postings, debit and credit to the monthly as well as annual close;
    • Knowledge of local GAAP and IFRS.
  • SAP FI/CO: Understanding of the system build up, data entry, info capturing up to the translation into financial reports and application of that knowledge to retrieve appropriate information in desired structures: product costing, cost centres, internal orders, projects, profit centre accounting and profitability analysis;
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office;
  • Data interpretation and validation:
    • Management of data and translation into information;
    • Identification and highlighting of inconsistencies;
    • Interpretation of data in its context and challenging inconsistencies;
    • Cross-references of data-sets and development of new insight.
  • Business modelling:
    • Conceptualizing of business matters;
    • End-to-end process thinking.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a relevant area such as business analysis, reporting, cost accounting;
  • Good communication skills.


  • Achievement Orientation;
  • Analytical Thinking;
  • Expertise;
  • Impact and Influence;
  • Initiative;
  • Integrity;
  • Teamwork and Co-operation;
  • Stress resistance when working with deadlines in month end closings.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Accounting. Job Types: Full-Time.

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