Finance Operations Manager BE/NL

Role

[PIAS] offers a broad range of services on a multi-territorial basis. The Finance Operations Manager BE/NL will be responsible for the management and the performance of the financial accounting function in Brussels. The successful candidate will report to the Finance Director BNL/GE/Other EU, based in Brussels.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities include

Management of the financial accounting function and production of periodic and timely management reporting and statutory accounts for the various BE/NL companies.

 

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Cash/Banks and all related G/L’s
  • Ensure the timely and accurate recording of financial and tax data in accordance with legal obligations and company policies
  • Responsible for the periodic (monthly, quarterly and yearly) financial closing for management reporting purposes, in close collaboration with the Controlling team and with the Group Finance team
  • Responsible for appropriate recharges of operating costs (distribution, mechanicals, manufacturing, …), in collaboration with the Controlling team
  • Responsible for the timely booking of intercompany transactions and reconciliation of intercompany balances, in collaboration with the Group Finance team
  • Supervision and review of related statutory accounts
  • Participate to the annual external audit
  • Reporting to the Group Finance team
  • Supervise tax compliance and tax returns (VAT, Corporate Tax, Indirect taxes)
  • Manage and maintain an appropriate and documented system of accounting policies and procedures, including internal controls, relevant for the BE/NL scope, derived from the Group Guidelines
  • Supervising the reconciliation of balances with [PIAS] physical sales distributor and customers credit limits approvals
  • Manage clients and suppliers’ relationship
  • Participate to (internal / external) financial and tax queries

 

People Management

  • Management of a team of 2 persons in Brussels (G/L, A/R-CC, A/P) With an opportunity to extend this scope based on performance
  • Set-up and maintenance of appropriate back-up’s

 

Cash Flow Management and Reporting

  • Management of the BE/NL cash flow
  • Preparation/Supervise cash flow reporting (actuals and forecast)
  • Back-office administration for all BE/NL bank matters (opening/closing bank accounts, Isabel cards, credit cards, loan agreements, loans repayment schedules…)
  • Manage currencies (purchase/sale and organize payments in various currencies)
  • Review bank payments preparations

 

Finance System Key User

  • Become the NetSuite Key User for BE/NL
  • Collaboration with the Group Finance team to implement Group Guidelines in BE/NL, and report requests and issues on timely basis

 

Credit Control

  • Responsible for the Credit Control process and performance, and of appropriate delegation within the team
  • Aging balance review, Turnover trackers review and implementation of new credit controls procedures

 

Support Finance Team in ad-hoc projects

  • Process improvement, …

[PIAS] embraces diversity. We strive to provide a fair and supportive work environment for all our employees, regardless of their age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, or affiliation to any political party or trade union. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and we value each of our employees for the contribution they make, both individually, and as part of the [PIAS] team. We believe in creating an inclusive environment and it’s an essential part of our culture. We expect all our employees to treat each other equally, honestly and with respect. We want to nurture a culture where diverse perspectives can help drive our company forward around the globe.