Senior Accountant - General Ledger

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1481105

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. 

Our organization helps companies in businesses across all industries to identify and capitalize on opportunities. As a leading professional services organization, EY is present in 140 countries worldwide and employs over 160 000 people. We offer our clients, which are small, medium-sized companies and international corporations, a broad array of services in audit, tax and advisory.

This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience. 

The opportunity


Our internal Finance team is looking for a Senior Accountant. You will be responsible for checking the quality of the books and supporting the year-end closing process. In addition, you will join a young and dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional services firm.


Your key responsibilities


  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
  • Document financial transactions for several legal entities
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents and ensure that financial statements and records comply with laws and regulations
  • Support external statutory and fiscal audits
  • Guide accounting staff by coordinating activities, providing training, and answering questions
  • Develop procedures and controls to ensure accuracy and standardize and/or simplify processes



To qualify for the role you must have

  • You hold a Bachelor degree in Accounting
  • You have 2 to 5 years of working experience in accounting with strong knowledge of BE GAAP and year-end closing
  • You are fluent in French or Dutch and English as you will be communicating with our shared service center abroad
  • Throughout your career you already gained experience in working with financial software and Excel
  • You have are passionate about finance
  • You are able to adapt quickly to changes and can handle multiple priorities concurrently
  • You are analytical, accurate and have strong data-gathering skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong interpersonal skills, which makes you an great communicator
  • Experience working in a multinational company with people scattered all over the world


Our offer


  • The Finance team works mainly out of the EY office in Diegem. However, depending on your situation, there is an opportunity to work partly from home or out of one of our other offices;
  • You will work in an international organization, whose core business is permanent innovation and digitalization, therefore our communication lines are short so we remain agile;
  • We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. This way, we will support you to build a successful career without you having to sacrifice your personal priorities;
  • We offer you an attractive remuneration package (competitive salary, net allowances and extensive fringe benefits: smart phone, health insurance, pension plan, company restaurant etc.);
  • At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.



At EY, the spotlight is on our people. You are empowered to build your expertise and explore the world so that you can innovate and challenge the status quo. 
Because Building a better working world begins here.
This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.
We are one international, connected team, with one purpose. We are EY.
Your dream career begins here.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
It’s yours to build. Apply now.