Finance & Accounting Manager
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Our success depends on our people. That’s why inspiring our people and maintaining a leading workplace culture is so important. At the heart of EY is our promise :“Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.” We seek candidates who can complement the great people we already have, and who will challenge existing ideas and ways of doing to inspire diverse thinking and innovation.
Accounting, Compliance and Reporting (ACR) professionals are focused on helping family-owned businesses and startups as well as large multinational companies to meet their financial reporting requirements in the many countries where they do business. Our clients are active in a variety of industries (included but not limited to automotive, government and public sector, consumer products, media and entertainment, oil and gas, power and utilities and technology).
As an Accounting & Finance professional at EY you will instead gradually become a trusted business advisor for our clients. This means you will provide innovative solutions tailored to the clients’ needs and help them to create a competitive advantage. You will be responsible for different tasks:
Accounting & compliance: you will assist clients in their financial digital processes (e.g. preparation and interpretation of year-end-closings, audit assistance, financial statements, etc.) and tax compliance (corporate tax returns and VAT returns, etc.).
Reporting: depending on your interests and experience, you can work on management reports, budgeting, analytical bookkeeping, financial health & competitors analyzesand other financial projects.
Temporary assignments: depending on the client’s needs, you will assist in general accounting, credit control, internaloptimization projects, etc.
Start-up and scale-upassistance:you will be an activemember of the EYnovation ecosystem, with a hands-on and entrepreneurial approach
Your people responsibilities:
Coach other less experienced colleagues, provide them with on-the-job training, develop their familiarity with our methodology and review their work;
Organize your team in such a way that processes, roles & responsibilities are clear and work is efficiently and equally divided amongst colleagues;
You will be made a dedicated ‘counselor’ of some less experienced colleagues, which means you are responsible to discuss their career development, learning plan and evaluations.
At EY, you have the possibility to participate to many other projects you are interested in, such as:
Digital Transformation: become part of our Digital team;
Recruitment activities: participate to job fairs & selection days, become an internship mentor, etc;
Learning activities: contribute to specific annual trainings, onboarding of new joiners, soft skills trainings, etc.
Innovation at EY: register for specific innovation projects at EY while being guided by our colleagues of The Factory.
We recruit and develop accountants with intellectual curiosity, strong analytical and entrepreneurial skills, and attention to detail that allow us to look beyond the numbers and help our clients to handle complex problems. More concretely, we are looking for the following profiles:
You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a financial or economic orientation.
You have at least 5 years of relevant finance and/or accountancy experience.
You are fluent in Dutch and/or French, and have a good written and spoken knowledge of English.
You are a born team player,critical, innovative and curious.
You are client- and results-oriented.
You are willing to follow internaland external trainings, and becoming a chartered accountant (ITAA) is an option.
You are tech-savvy. Experience with Exact Online and/or ERP is a bonus.
You will join a young, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional services firm;
We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management;
We will support you to “learn on the job” from more experienced professionals, who take on a coaching and mentoring role;
You get an entrepreneur facing experience as from day 1;
We offer you an attractive remuneration package.
We are committed to help you achieve a balanced life!
We support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client services. We stimulate flexible work arrangements.
Your job content might require regularly working at client sites. Our extended offices network throughout Belgium offers you a comfortable and appropriate choice of workplace.
At EY, we are passionate about the inclusion and support all individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
Our aim is to develop our people in a manner that recognizes their unique abilities and allows them to succeed professionally and personally. Everything we do is focused on creating an environment of transparency, trust and innovation.