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Senior Consultant - Financial Accounting Advisory Services ('CFO Services')

Location:  Brussels
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  26-May-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1342221

The opportunity


In order to support the growth of our ‘CFO Services’ practice we are hiring Consultants with an ‘all-round’ profile.


The service offering of our team is structured around four pillars:

  • Financial accounting and reporting excellence (Financial accounting excellence, Accounting compliance services (gaap conversion)).
  • Improve your accounting through IT and process (Consolidation and reporting, Advanced processes and data analytics).
  • Meet regulatory, governance and financing related needs (Corporate treasury, Corporate governance and regulation, Transaction accounting).
  • Address other audit, attest & accounting impacts (Audit remediation, Data intelligence, Training services for business professionals).



Your key responsibilities:


Given our focus on client centricity and clear ambition to act as a one-stop-shop for our clients (with respect to implementation of tools), we are looking for someone who can perform the following taks:


  • Advise our clients on diverse matters such as the delivery of implementation projects, investigation and resolution of technical accounting issues including IFRS, Belgian GAAP…
  • Work in close cooperation with our clients' financial reporting teams to help them deliver financial information and improve reporting processes
  • Improve the closing process of our clients – accelerate the process (for production of both statutory and reporting/consolidation information)
  • Improve Internal controls related to the production of financial information
  • Review, improve or implement cost accounting structure of our clients, design and implement reporting and dashboards (cockpit approach)
  • Conduct analyses on accounting policies, prepare financial statements to support due diligence teams, IPO or financing requirements


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • obtained a master degree in economics or equally by experience;
  • a pragmatic, creative and solution minded behavior;
  • a logical mindset and analytical capacity;
  • the ability to perform effective research and convey complex topics in a clear, comprehensible manner to a broad audience;
  • an assertive and proactive approach to the delivery/implementation of projects;
  • experience as an user with tools such as SAP, HFM, Qlick View, Spotfire… is a plus



Ideally, you are also open to:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


What we look for:

  • You are an ambitious and hands-on person, who wants to gain experience in this domain by running projects at clients;
  • You are combining client centricity with a result oriented and qualitive approach;
  • You are a team player, but can also work independently;
  • You fluently speak English and French/Dutch;


What working at EY offers


A career with EY is not comparable with any other; with us, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, so we offer you:

  • A career path within a global leading consulting and audit firm, which will allow you to work with prominent national and global institutions
  • A dynamic working environment with room for personal development and a position with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility
  • Challenging project journeys within a wide range of service offerings
  • An environment that continuously stimulates personal development by tailor-made trainings.
  • A clear career path and the opportunity to become part of a dynamic and growing team
  • A competitive remuneration package including extended fringe benefits.


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


​​​​​​​We have been elected as the Best Workplace 2023. Over the years, EY evolved from the 9th to the 7th to the 4th to the 3rd place last year, to end first this year. We are tremendously proud of this accomplishment. We’ve built a workplace where people can flourish, develop and be happy.  At EY you will be empowered to take responsibility and encouraged to seize opportunities to grow your expertise and your career.


Join us in building a better working world. 





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