Auxipress is hiring a Finance and Accounting responsible

Main role / Job Objectives:       

  • Lead the Business Planning, Budgeting, Actual reporting, Forecasting, Cost Centre management processes
  • Improve overall finance visibility and discipline (business performances, KPI’s , Cost center reviews, etc…)
  • Own a continuous improvement agenda on finance automation, in particular on the reporting front (standardization of key reports, expanding usage base)
  • … be a real “right arm” of the CEO for what concerns the overall finance activity management of the company
  • Responsible to perform, manage and control all Accounting and Compliance matters at Auxipress
  • Optimize the accounting & internal controls processes
  • Optimize accounting and related processes within the company

Main responsibilities and key activities:

General Accounting 

-       A to Z accounting management of Auxipress legal entities (GL, AP, Banks, payroll payments,  Inventory); from daily transactional input, to month end closing
-       Organization of accounting processes, including Invoice posting, Travel Expenses reviews, payments, GL postings, provisions process, CAPEX & depreciation administration, etc…
-       Cash Flow planning, Treasury management.
-       Management of the Month-end closings, within deadlines, including cut-off, provisions and accruals
-       Coordination of the accounting and payments from our Madagascar Office
-       Completion of the Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, in an agreed format
-       Management of the overall Year -end accounting closing cycle
-       Inventory management & controls: daily, monthly, yearly (including count management)
-       Own and develop the relationship with our external auditors

Reporting 

-       Own the integrity of the Balance Sheet and the P&L at each end of the period, including along our business line and cost center structure
-       Lead the finance elaboration of the 3 years Auxipress Business Plan
-       Lead in building up of yearly budget
-       Deliver Monthly actuals reporting & analysis, key messages
-       Own the monthly forecasting processes

General Compliance (VAT, Income Tax, other)

-       Full responsibility in VAT, Intrastat, Tax management
-       Preparation of the year end accounts in each of our legal entities, then the tax declarations
-       Management of external relationships with tax authorities, Tax advisers, other officials
-       Management of the insurances contracts
-       Coordination for the support of our foreign fiduciary firms, including in Luxembourg, Madagascar
-       Set up of new legal entity where necessary

Quality Processes, Internal Controls

-       Maintain proper rules for Auxipress evolving chart of accounts, cost center evolution
-       Be the owner of the accounting policy rules (“Règles d’évaluations”), its respect within accounting procatices
-       Improve the quality and timing of closing process
-       Be the owner of internal controls policies such as Purchase requests, Invoice Approval flows, Inventory Management policy
-       Bring expertise to improve accounting processes or in the systems 

HR

-       Managing the payroll each month with Securex
-       Do the necessary to answer specific question to the employees

Administration

-       Be responsible of all administration of the Company (Insurance, purchasing, payments, etc…)

Positioning :

  •  From whom do you receive direction: Auxipress CEO
  • Close reach to the management team

Competencies / Qualifications:

-       Master degree in Applied Economics or a Bachelor in Accountancy and Tax
-       Belgian GAAP & IFRS (Belgian rules central focus)
-       Around 8-10 years of experience, including prior experience as accounting manager or chief accountant in 5M€-20M€ company. (A more junior profile, but then with strong audit background and a few years of post audit experience would also be considered for the role, with proper motivation)
-       Fluency in French and English. Dutch is a plus.
-       Systems: strong Excel skills, IT/Systems-minded and affinity for optimizing, and automating, accounting processes.
-       Hands-on mentality; Results-oriented (i.e., gets things done).
-       Good organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and attention to detail.
-       Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment, under strict deadline
-       Good communication skills (internal, external).
-       Willingness to support the accounting & controls processes development in a fast-growing company
-       Above all, a trustworthy and reliable collaborator, at the heart of overall compliance matters of the company 

If you are interested, please send an email to :
Ilse Van den Haute
Ilse.vandenhaute@auxipress.be