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22 Feb 2016

Full-Time Senior Accountant

Zoetis – Posted by admin Zaventem, Vlaanderen, Belgium

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Job Description

Senior Accountant

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

MONTHLY CLOSE AND REPORTING

  • Actively participate in monthly, quarterly and yearly US GAAP closing processes with all related activities including manual entries (accruals, invoices to be received, intercompany transactions,…)
  • Monthly reports to management in order to review the drivers of the TB
  • Monthly review accruals for Ariba purchases (service & non-inventory items) and make necessary adjustments for BEP
  • Monthly review actuals for intercompany outbound freight and ensure proper accruals are in place
  • Monthly analysis of actuals for MSA’s & TSA’s to ensure agreements and proper accruals are in place
  • Quarterly review of major 91 and 94 (IC non-product invoicing and stat entries) and make necessary adjustments
  • Monthly analysis of major 85 and 89 (operating expenses for BEP) and make necessary adj. incl reclass of GMS to major 78

FIXED ASSETS

  • Perform fixed assets reconciliation between US and BE GAAP for the entire legal entity Zoetis Belgium

COMPLIANCE

  • Support internal and external audit in respective area of responsibility
  • Accountable for SOX control P2P #43 incl documentation
  • Perform periodic account reconciliations for Balance Sheet items under area of responsibility and resolve any reconciling item

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Develop/share best practices
  • Participate/lead in continuous improvement initiatives / projects

NETWORK AND COLLABORATION

  • Build and nurture a solid collaborative relationship with internal and external stakeholders. the Zoetis Shared Services, Financial Planning & Analysis, Controllers and Consolidation groups as well as external stakeholders such as tax inspectors, KPMG or other external business partners.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • Bachelor or Master in accounting

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a General Ledger department or finance environment (Multinational company is a plus, preferably an US company)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP. BE GAAP is a plus.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in inventory is considered an asset
  • Experience limited to AR or AP department will not be considered

TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Languages:

  • Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and in written)
  • French and/or Dutch is a plus

Other Specific know-how:

  • Indepth knowledge of SAP is definitely a plus

Profile:

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to prioritize, work independently and take initiative
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to interact with senior levels of personnel within the organization

How to Apply

Application link: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=aW5ncmlkLnJleW5pZXJzLjg4Mzk0LjYxMjVAem9ldGlzLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

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

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