Senior Accountant Benelux

Senior Accountant Benelux

Baxter International

Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium

This role is part of Regional Controlling organization and is critical in ensuring compliance with US GAAP, statutory and tax requirements in countries in scope. The role requires understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills and strong collaboration with other finance and non-finance teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the controlling team in executing US GAAP, statutory and tax accounting and reporting for the entities in scope; ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the reporting;
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls;
  • Work closely with other finance and non-finance teams, as well as external providers, in execution of end-to-end finance processes;
  • Participate in resolution of complex accounting and tax issues;
  • Participate in local, regional, and global projects, as required;
  • Be an advocate of finance function;
  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement.

Qualifications:

  • at least 5 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Proven experience in a multinational environment and/or audit;
  • Very good knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS;
  • Good knowledge of local GAAPs and tax matters for the countries in scope;
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set;
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and French;
  • Strong reporting tools including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified/qualified ACCA/CIMA or equivalent accounting qualification;
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required (very limited);
  • Experience in JDE, Blackline and W-Desk is an advantage;
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g., month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require work on public holidays.

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