Accounts Payable Accountant (Belgium)

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Positioning

Department Accounting

The employee reports directly to GL Accountant

Purpose of the function

The Accountant is responsible for the accurate registration and process of financial data with a main focus on Accounts Payables.

Duties and responsibilities (non-exhaustive list)

  • Daily follow-up and processing of the incoming invoices: upload into accounting system, code invoice data and match invoice with correct purchase order
  • Investigate and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Discuss, consult, and follow up with other departments and respond to inquiries
  • Interact and follow-up with vendors regarding to reminders and other inquiries
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare analysis of accounts at the request of business
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Set up invoices for approval and follow up through workflow
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
  • • Set up new suppliers and maintain records up to date
  • Maintain accurate aging reports
  • • Responsible for month and year end closing (related to accounts payable )
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Document and maintain the accounts payable processes
  • Maintain confidentiality of organizational information

Required competencies

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting (or equal by experience)
  • Solid understanding of bookkeeping and accounting payable principles
  • Good communication skills in Dutch, French and English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience in a similar job would be an asset
  • Experience with an accounting system would be an asset (SAP, Yardi…)
  • Experience in the real estate sector would be an asset

SKILLS/BEHAVIOURS

  • Integrity
  • Precision and excellence in execution
  • Customer orientation
  • Taking initiative, anticipating needs and assertiveness
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Teamplayer

Profile – general info & practical

  • Work Place : our office in Tour & Taxis Brussels
  • Standard working hours (gliding hours – 8-18)
  • First 6 months no distance working possible, after 6 months: max 1 to 2 days a week in concertation and after approval of teamlead
  • Full time job, 80% possible
  • Estimated training time to get to know the job: 3 months
  • Team: one direct colleague AP, 2 AR, 3GLs

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