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EY (Senior) Manager Finance and Accounting in Belgium

(Senior) Manager Finance and Accounting


Requisition # BEL00135

Post Date Jun 20, 2018

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.

Your function

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 globally.

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 are 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.As a (Senior) Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Accounting & compliance : you will guide clients in their financial digital processes (e.g. review and interpretation of year-end-closings, , financial statements, etc.) and tax compliance (corporate tax returns and VAT returns, etc.).

  • Reporting : you will work on management reports, budgeting, analytical bookkeeping, financial health & competitors analyses and other financial projects.

  • Temporary assignments : depending on the client’s needs, it can be requested to join an internal finance team within the client’s company, to lead or assist with internal optimization projects, temporary replacements of finance managers,…

  • Start-up and scale-up assistance : you will be an active member of the EYnovation ecosystem, with a hands-on and entrepreneurial approach.

  • Client responsibilities : you will work effectively as a member of a worldwide network of professional advisors and build strong internal relations within the practice and across other service lines. You’ll also build relationships with prospective clients and companies.

  • Knowledge development : you follow up on all relevant changes in the accounting, compliance and reporting landscape and actively share this knowledge to support the continuous development of your colleagues.

  • People responsibilities : you help people to develop through the effective conveyance of your knowledge and experience by supervision, coaching, and mentoring. You will also conduct performancereviews and contribute to people initiatives such as recruitment, retention and training.

Your profile

We recruit and develop trusted business developers with intellectual curiosity, strong analytical and entrepreneurial skills. Beside this you pay attention to details that allows you to look beyond the numbers and help our clients to handle complex problems. More concretely, we are looking for the following profiles:

  • You are holder of a bachelor’s or master’s degree or are equal by experience with at least 6 years of relevant finance / accounting / IT experience.

  • If you have a relevant background in IT process optimization (related to accounting), we also welcome your application!

  • 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 (in the process of becoming) a chartered accountant (IAB/IEC).

  • You are tech-savvy.

Our offer

  • You will join a young, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional servicesfirm.

  • We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management.

  • 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.