A typical month in your role will be filled with a nice mix of content & coaching activities:
Taking ownership of the monthly and year-end closing processes according to current, local analytical accounting standards, as well as building towards IFRS standards (with external support where needed);
Overseeing the end-to-end daily operations of our Connected Accounting team of 2-3 people, covering both Accounts Payable and Receivable, as well as G/L accounting and recurring financial closing processes;
Supporting ad-hoc questions and monitoring the accuracy & correctness of the balance sheet and P&L statements of all legal entities across the Group;
Being a key user in optimisation of accounting tools and our soon-to-be cloud ERP, and iterate processes towards increased efficiency;
Running Tax operations on Group & entity level, ensuring local & international tax compliance, managing balances of tax & innovation incentives, maintaining our transfer pricing policy, optimising use of subsidies & grants, etc.
Following accounting/fiscal legislation & regulation in our existing markets, as well as prepare upon request for new markets;
Being a key contact for external auditors & accounting advisors across entities in BE, NL, UK and future entities. Coordinate external engagements and translate to internal actions with your team;
Installing standardization of work-methods and roll-out supporting documentation, including updates & maintenance of our accounting playbook;
Exploring, analyzing and implementing accounting and/or audit process improvements in close collaboration with our VP Finance;
Leading by example, by being hands-on, maintaining accounting team enthusiasm and encouraging team members to adhere to the highest standards.