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9 Aug 2016

Full-Time Head of Accounting and Controlling

EVS Group – Posted by admin Li├Ęge, Walloon Region, Belgium


Job Description

Head of Accounting and Controlling



  • Manage timely and accurate production of the company accounting records including closing process and statutory reporting (local legal and IFRS);
  • Cash management;
  • Tax Management;
  • Manage internal control processes.

Job description

  • Manage and oversee all operations of the accounting department to ensure compliance, efficiency and accuracy;
  • Ensure accurate and timely quarterly and year end close;
  • Provide IFRS group consolidation;
  • Monitor and analyse accounting data and produce financial reports or statements in compliance with BEGAAP and IFRS;
  • Define, establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, principles and procedures and provide adequate controls;
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and administrative support to all company entities;
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits (in collaboration with local accounting firm in foreign countries);
  • Cash Management (reporting/forecasting) + FX management and bank relationship;
  • Tax management (Direct and indirect): timely and compliant filing, transfer pricing modeling and documentation, special tax projects when applicable (e.g. R&D tax deductions);
  • Provide recommendations;
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions;
  • Meet financial accounting objectives;
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions;
  • Lead and develop staff (7 people).


  • Master degree or equivalent per experience;
  • Proven working experience (minimum 8 years) as Accounting Manager or equivalent (Auditor);
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases;
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data;
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS), practices, standards, BE laws and regulations;
  • High attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Strong leadership capabilities;
  • Change/Improvement management capabilities;
  • Autonomous, pragmatic and hands on;
  • Curious with the willingness to learn and taking initiatives;
  • Strategic thinking;
  • French native speaker and fluent in English.

How to Apply

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

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