Jan 312019

The retail company, leader of Europe in its market, is looking for an autonomous and hands-on profile, who will directly report to the HQ, based in Oslo.

As Accounting Manager you will be in charge of all the accounting internalisation of the company, including:

  • The financial integration of another company ;

  • The accounting management from A to Z ;

  • The preparation of the monthly and yearly closings (with VAT, tax declaration and legal matters) ;

  • The liaison / coordination with internal and external stakeholders ;

  • The financial analysis and monthly reporting (to 2 managers) ;

  • The development / improvement of internal procedures ;

  • Being the spokesperson for all financial subjects ;

At the foundation of the accounting internalisation, you gather certain skills/competences:

  • A bachelor/master degree in finance ;

  • You speak fluently French and English and have a good level (written and spoken) of Dutch ;

  • At least a few years of experience in Accounting ;

  • You have excellent Belgian accounting and legal rules knowledge, which will enable you to be autonomous in your function ;

  • You are driven and always ready to push your boundaries ;

  • You have good communication skills ;

This function will allow you to be part of an international company and therefore to travel once a month (at the beginning, less after) to the HQ in Oslo.

You will evolve in a fast paced environment, always willing to improve. The Accounting Manager will have the opportunity to collaborate internationally and to be part of a new project.

Match criteria: Retail, Accounting, 40 hours, Outside the Netherlands, Non

Company name: Stepstone NL –

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