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French / English speaking Accountant

  • €40-55k depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Outside UK
  • 18944

Your New Job Title: French / English speaking Accountant
The Skills You'll Need: Fluent in French / English + good Accounting related experience
Your New Salary: €40-55k depending on experience
Job status: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Location: Mons, Belgium

Who You'll be Working for:

Our client, an international clean energy company is looking for a French / English speaking Accountant in their new office in Mons, Belgium.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

·Maintain daily books, including review accounts receivable and payable, oversee land lease compliance, incorporate prepayments, accruals, amortization & depreciation etc.
·Perform monthly closing and reporting for both standalone and consolidated accounts
·Ensure local and group tax compliance, including CBCR (Country-by-country-report)
·Lead annual statutory audit and perform annual impairment tests for both assets and investments
·Supervise all financial transactions including liaise with internal and external lenders to manage ongoing covenant tests, and deal with other financing partners
·Assist with preparing the annual budget for the project and holding companies
·Prepare and submit local statutory filings
·Facilitate with the group requirements, follow group internal policies and procedures and impose an adequate level of control over accounting related activities
·Undertake ad hoc projects as required

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

·Accounting degree or equivalent qualification with five years or more related accounting experience
·Integrity, result orientation, and determination to meet tight deadline with accuracy
·Profound understanding and willingness to thrive in a cross-country/cross culture work environment
·Excellent communication skill in English or French
·Proficiency in MS-Office

Desirable Skills:

·Experience within the energy business, or exposure to renewable energy, M&A or project finance transactions
·Track record in adding value, driving performance improvement, and implementing efficiencies
·Ability to communicate in Dutch and/or Chinese an added advantage

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