Offre d'emploi : Accountant

mardi 11 janvier 2022
Date limite
vendredi 11 février 2022
Unique Brussel Finance
Niveau d'expérience
2 à 5 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Our partner is an international law firm with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC. The firm advises multinational corporations on significant transactional, litigation, regulatory, and public policy matters.

Job Description

For one of our partners, an international law firm located in the north of Brussels, we are looking for an Accountant.

As part of a two-person accounting team, you will play a central role in the finance department.

As an accountant, your tasks are as follows:

  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable processing, follow-up and reporting. Billing review and follow-up. This includes checking accuracy of incoming and outgoing invoices, correct general ledger use and ensuring the firm complies with the Firm’s procedures, and relevant legislation.
  • Reporting of daily bank transactions.
  • Expense reimbursement review and follow-up (via Chrome River)
  • Collection of data for monthly VAT reporting and coordination of filings with internal tax team and external consultant.
  • Prepare the annual VAT listing.
  • Prepare and provide various listings, surveys and reporting.
  • Assist with data collection for tax filings and reporting as required.
  • Prepare and maintain the accounting reports for the Brussels payroll working in conjunction with the Payroll Manager and office management.
  • Maintain and update records and files which may be of a complex and confidential nature.
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation and prepare the monthly budget variance report in conjunction with office management.
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant legislative regulations regarding VAT and work closely with Tax Director and outside consultant to ensure compliance.
  • Assist with the implementation of accounting procedures in conjunction with the accounting department and office management.
  • Maintain courteous and professional relationship with clients, attorneys and staff. Handle ad hoc requests for information.
  • Maintain courteous and professional relationship with the external accountants and the bank.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor/Master Degree; Prior experience in a legal environment is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of prior accounting experience in a similar role, preferably in an international organisation
  • Knowledge and experience with EU VAT regulations and the rules regarding VAT for attorneys is essential
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French (any other language is a plus)
  • Notions of German (especially passive knowledge) is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite: proficient in Word (advanced functions); iManage (or other document management system) and Excel (advanced functions)
  • Ability to interact with members of the Firm to ensure work-related tasks and projects are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy; understands the need for confidentiality and discretion.
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and judgment
  • Proactive and flexible team working approach.
  • Accurate and efficient, very strong eye for detail
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality recordFlexibility to work additional hours as required

Salary and Benefits

  • A permanent contract in an international and dynamic company with great learning and networking opportunities.
  • Hospitalization insurance + dental care and outpatient expenses partially reimbursed by DKV + group insurance
  • 13th month
  • 6 days extra Covington leave (pro-rata if the person starts during the year)
  • Eligible for a bonus/year (depending on performance)
  • Salary reviewed annually (based on performance)
  • 100% reimbursement of public transport costs
  • 28 euros/month covered by Covington for gym membership
  • 8 euros meal voucher/day

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