Lead Accountant




Today, we welcome a Lead Accountant to take a leadership role in the accounting team. You will function as GL Accountant and provide support and back-up on specific matters. In addition, you will become the SAP Key User within Finance. You will report to Matthias, Finance Manager.

Lead Accountant

Your responsibilities

  • You manage the team of 3 AR and AP Accounting employees.
  • You are jointly responsible for managing and monitoring the internal accounting of several foreign companies (Netherlands, UK, etc.) under the guidance of the shared service centre in Belgium (FSSC).
  • You prepare the monthly closing. You carry out and report on the monthly reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts.
  • As back-up to the statutory auditor, you ensure that the VAT rules are correctly applied in each company of the FSSC.
  • Also in a back-up role, you provide support for local reports, declarations and analyses. You are also the point of contact for the financial audit.
  • You contribute to various optimisation projects.

What do we expect from you?

  • You are characterised as a coaching, involved and stimulating Team leader.
  • You have obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an economic field.
  • Accounting experience in SAP S/4HANA or SAP ECC is a must.
  • You have experience in budget preparation and reporting.
  • You are an analytical talent and Very thorough when it comes to the relevance and accuracy of figures.
  • You speak and write fluently in Dutch and English.

What do we offer you?

  • Biobest offers you a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to more sustainable horticulture and to grow professionally in line with the evolution of the Biobest group.
  • You will have the opportunity to follow professional training courses.
  • Our organisation is easily accessible and located in a natural environment. Flexible hours and the possibility of working from home mean that you can leave for work without stress and have more quality time for your family and hobbies.
  • You will receive a white-collar contract with a competitive salary, supplemented by fringe benefits such as a company car and fuel card, hospitalisation and group insurance, meal vouchers, eco vouchers and commercial discounts at local companies.

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