Accounting Associate

  • Good employment conditions
  • Grimbergen, Flemish Region, Belgium
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Japan Tobacco International
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

You will assist in all financial activities related to Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable/ General Ledger / Cash & Bank within the BeLux Market to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the accounting records according to company requirements and local rules and regulation.

About JTI

JTI is a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we have over 26,000 employees of more than 100 nationalities in over 120 countries worldwide. JTI is certified as a Global Top Employer, as well as holding the N°1 position in Asia, N°2 in Europe and certification in the Middle East.

JTI is a workplace with true commitment towards its employees, and each individual is treated fairly and with respect. We strive for and foster a culture where care and an atmosphere of community and collaboration is always present. We come from diverse backgrounds and locations all around the world but share the same values.

We truly believe in people development. It is one of the fundamentals of JTI business strategy. Our financial stability, scope and global footprint make it possible to provide numerous development and career opportunities. By investing in our employees, we aim to help them master their skills and reach their full potential

We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit www.jti.com. 

What will you do as an Accounting Associate?
You will assist in all financial activities related to Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable/ General Ledger / Cash & Bank within the BeLux Market to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the accounting records according to company requirements and local rules and regulation.

Furthermore, you will provide support to other departments within the market.

In line with the J-SOX requirements you are responsible for the effective operation of all J-SOX GRM (Global Reference Model) controls that have been assigned to the position.

What will your responsibilities as an Accounting Associate be?

These will be your daily tasks:

Accounts Receivable (Main responsibility):
Credit and past due checks, contact with customers, payment proof of blocked orders, contact with Business Shared Service Center (BSC) about all kind of queries, assistance in allocations of customer accounts. Preparation and submission of various templates.

Accounts Payable:
Coordination of vendor invoices with the Business Shared Service Center (BSC) i.e. trace requisitioners, PO numbers, incorrect invoices, reminders, contact with vendors. Coordinate requests of all kind from local employees. Preparation and submission of various templates.

C&B transactions:
Clearing of accounts for various bank accounts. Preparation and submission of various templates.

VAT and Taxes
Assist in Monthly VAT declaration and various tax payments.

General Ledger
Reconciliation of G/L accounts, prepare and send journal vouchers and check postings, accruals and reclasses (cost center split/allocation e.g. for travel expenses). Provide cost information for budget holders.

Fixed Assets creation and changes
Effective operation of all J-SOX GRM controls that have been assigned to the position.

Which Qualifications & Experience do you need as an Accounting Associate at JTI?

  • You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting
  • You have minimum 2 to 5 years relevant work experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Knowledge of BE GAAP and basic knowledge of IFRS would be a plus

 
How about the Skills, Competencies & Languages?

  • You have good language skills English, Dutch and/or French would be a real asset.
  • You are very good at working with Microsoft office, especially Excel.
  • SAP would be an asset.
  • You have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.


What does JTI offer you?:

  • An interesting position in a company that invests in an intensive and extensive training path for its workforce.
  • Responsibility and freedom in the course of your duties in a complex, challenging market subject to a whole host of restrictions, in which personal initiative, analytical insight and team spirit are highly valued.
  • You can rely on the collaboration and support of the broad-minded management that encourages the personal development of its workforce.

 
You will receive an attractive remuneration package with many training opportunities, a great working environment, 32 holiday days and a lot of engagement activities.

Interested?
Apply via the 'Apply' button.

Agency calls are not appreciated.

Key words: Vacancy, Brussels, Full-time, Financial assistant, Accountant.