Accounting Manager - Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Finance, Brussels

Accounting Manager - Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Finance, Brussels

INTRODUCTION 

Ebury is a FinTech: we apply new technologies to enhance and automate financial services and processes, allowing small and medium-sized businesses to trade and transact internationally by eliminating boundaries related to more traditional procedures.

Founded in 2009 as a startup, today we are positioned among the fastest-growing companies in the sector and have even reached Unicorn Status! Headquartered in London, we have more than 1000 multicultural staff from 50+ nationalities (and counting!) working across more than 27 offices worldwide and serving more than 45,000 clients everyday.

Hard work pays off: Ebury has just received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and won over 20 internationally recognised awards such as the Growing Business of the Year 2019: Larger Company (Turnover £50m+) and Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies (which we have been awarded twice: 2017 and 2019!).

But none of this would have been possible without what we’re most proud of: our great community. Young, disruptive and collaborative teams, always ready to innovate and revolutionize the fast-paced Fintech dimension. 

Ready to join the revolution?

About the Finance Team

The team is a strong and growing part of the business. We’re looking for an individual who can support and challenge us in our journey to take finance and financial controls to the next level.

The Accounting Manager will work within the Finance and Tax team in Finance, supporting the Group Head of Consolidation and Reporting and Country Manager in Belgium establish a strong financial control framework for Ebury Partners Belgium N.V. and work on projects for a wider CFO function.

The Finance and Tax team is responsible for maintaining proper accounting records both locally and at a Group level, including Financial and Management reporting, Tax and Regulatory reporting. The role will incorporate establishing and enhancing control measures and identifying opportunities for Ebury to be more efficient and effective.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager

  • You will be instrumental in delivering an efficient and effective Financial Control framework, primarily for our regulated entity in Belgium, and for Ebury across our global operations. The Finance and Tax team is a commercially focused, business partnering team, where you will work with key business control owners throughout the organisation.
  • Support the development of a culture of ownership and accountability for identifying and initiating change that will improve processes, controls, and systems.
  • Proactively engage with all functional areas across Ebury’s global operations, and external parties, undertaking analytical review of processes, ensuring appropriate controls are in place and advising on improvements and efficiencies to provide timely reporting to external parties.
  • Offer support to both the local audit in Belgium and the wider Group audit, collaborating with colleagues in London and Spain.

Who are you and what are your key competences

  • Qualified accountant with at least 1-2 years post-qualification experience IFRS and Belgian GAAP expertise.
  • Ability to put your knowledge about consolidation in multiple jurisdictions and cross-currencies into practice. Solid previous experience is therefore not required.
  • Able to influence colleagues at all levels, and communicate governance, business risk and internal control issues in a clear and straightforward way.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple deadlines, work to tight schedules and provide a fast and efficient turnaround of tasks and problem resolutions
  • Be an analytical thinker who can focus on detail with a pragmatic outlook, able to lead debate and drive change whilst bearing in mind strategic requirements.
  • High adaptability - ability to cope with product, system and role and responsibility change in a rapidly growing, fast-paced company.
  • Based in Brussels.
  • Experience in a FinTech environment is considered advantageous.
  • Experience with NetSuite and/or Google Suite is considered advantageous.
  • Experience with One Gate is considered advantageous.

Interested?

Apply today to change the FinTech Industry