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Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
JOB #R2203415

GL Accountant

GL Accountant

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF Next-Belgium is part of ICF, a global consulting, communication, and technology services provider with more than 6,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients.

We are one of the leading integrated communication agencies specializing in public information campaigns across Europe. Our end-to-end, multi-channel, fully integrated communications offer includes strategy, creation and media planning, content marketing and editorial services, social media activities, media relations, stakeholder engagement and event organization. The in-house production teams specialize in digital solutions and are proud of 30 years of experience with multilingual publications and a unique track record of audio-visual productions, honoured with multiple awards.

We specialize in helping European institutions and other international organizations to raise awareness about their policies and actions and engage with a variety of audiences. With the support of our global partner network, we can offer solutions for communication needs, in any medium and in any language, across the world.

We are currently looking for a GL Accountant to join the BE Finance &Accounting team for a permanent contract.

Main GL Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Belgium Accounting Lead, you will be responsible for assisting with a broad range of duties that includes:

Monthly and yearly closing tasks:

  • Preparation and posting of monthly general journals, including those for fixed assets, payroll entries, VAT centralization, reclass of direct debit balances, etc.

  • Preparation and posting prepayments and accruals journals.

  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations and intercompany balances reconciliations.

  • Posting intercompany transactions including recharges and funding.

  • Raising intercompany recharge invoices.

  • Analysis of Monthly, quarterly, yearly BS and P&L variances.

Others:

  • Preparation of Belgium VAT returns and other tax compliance matters (Calculation of DNAs, etc)

  • Preparation of the monthly cash flow forecast

  • Assisting with the statutory audit for the Belgian entities

  • Assisting with the production of the statutory accounts

  • Assisting with the annual company tax return preparation

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least 3 years of experience.

  • Good knowledge of Belgium GAAP.

  • Knowledge of one or more ERP tools.

  • Has an experience in an international environment.

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel).

  • Good Knowledge of Belgian VAT requirements.

  • French-speaking with good knowledge of English.

Personal Qualities:

 The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate the following strengths:

  • Strong verbal, interpersonal, and written skills, with the ability to communicate across a wide range of professional groups

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and self-motivated with a high level of commitment and initiative

  • Ability to work independently and be responsive to follow-up on action items

  • A team player with a ‘can-do attitude, who is hard working and willing to learn

  • Flexible approach to the type/content of workload and hours of work

  • Organized, self-sufficient and tactful, good attention to details

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff including external stakeholders

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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

Brussels, Belgium (BE75)

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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