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Senior consultant Financial Accounting and Advisory Services - Sector focus Industries

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 23, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1515635

Welcome to the dynamic world of Assurance at EY where you’re not just embarking on a career, but you will cultivate your expertise to shape tomorrow. At Assurance, we’re all about inspiring confidence. We deliver audits that meet evolving needs and provide valuable insights and transparency through leading global platforms and technologies. When it comes to accounting and financial reporting challenges, we assist organizations to innovate and streamline for effective solutions.

Within Assurance you will immerse yourself in an exciting spectrum of clients and renowned brands, granting you unvaluable exposure to international business landscapes. We’ve harnessed cutting edge data analysis tools that streamline your daily tasks. Join us in building a better working world.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.


The Opportunity: Your Next Adventure Awaits?

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



Your Profile

You have:

  • Obtained a master degree in economics or equally by experience
  • Excellent communication and solid writing skills in Dutch and English
  • 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 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


What’s In It For You

  • EY Family – you become part of the EY Family providing you with all the necessary skills, training and opportunities; enabling you to grow to your fullest potential.
  • Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and charging card, iPhone plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, and eco vouchers.  Thanks to our flex plan it is possible to choose what you value most. 
  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment that allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Learning & personal growth - You will benefit from an onboarding program, receive extensive training and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills with necessary guidance.  
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, and companywide events and enjoy a drink during our monthly after-work drink.  
  • Sustainability - We have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for you to choose the most sustainable option for you. You can also opt for a train subscription or lease a bike.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - 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.
  • Location - All of our offices are easily accessible by public transport and/or by car and have parking space. They all have parking spaces and charging stations are provided.
  • Best Workplace – You will be part of the 2023 number one rated Best Workplace (Great Place to Work).


Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.


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