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Accounting and reporting analyst Record To Report

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About our Support Functions

A global organization. It is not just those in our industrial sites and technical centers that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our support functions, we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we have already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

Why should you join Umicore Record-To-Report

Our team is part of the Global Finance Services (GFS) team, delivering worldwide accounting services in accordance with the Umicore standards and organized in an efficient, innovative and reliable way. Within GFS, we are organized around 3 pillars mainly: Purchase-To-Pay, Order-To-Cash and Record-To-Report. The GFS team is delivering services towards 6 countries and close to 20 legal entities. Even where the scope of our services is very large, our teams are organized as centers of excellence covering specific subjects such as fixed assets, payroll, cost accounting, foreign currency activities and reporting.

Our teams are organized in an agile way and are delivering the right figures and services so that our ultimate clients, the Umicore business units make the right decisions build on solid financial data. A solid relationship with our stakeholders gives us the opportunity to deliver the services our internal customers really need and this at a competitive cost. Alongside a solid backbone of general accounting process, tools and methodologies, we have already implemented innovative solution and we are constantly looking at opportunities to automate, outsource or simplify tasks and routine to let you dedicate and focus on what create new results and impact for Umicore.

Next to our terms of employment and benefits, we genuinely believe in the personal development and our team and invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas.

You are curious, motivated and willing to work on several projects helping us in our journey.

What you will be doing

  • You register, analyse and control accounting activities in the areas as Payroll, provisions, fixed assets, cost accounting,… within the scope of Umicore entities.
  • You perform account reconciliation and variance analysis and explain the major movements on the balance sheet and P&L accounts.
  • You organize the monthly closing for the assigned scope and you are in close relation with the different stakeholders (BU controlling, corporate departments,…)
  • You draft internal and external reports such as annual reports towards the business units, consolidation, external stakeholders (eg. annual reports) and tax authorities.
  • You proactively manage the operational organization of the accounting activities and implement the adequate controls to ensure correct accounting and reporting.
  • You are involved in projects enabling the finance transformation, business expansion, account reconciliation, … and where values as innovation, teamplayer and collaboration is part of your DNA
  • You communicate and interact with the different business unit and legal entity controllers on the explanation of their figures and on their different accounting projects
  • Who we are looking for

  • You have a bachelor or master degree in economics or equivalent by experience
  • You have a clear understanding and knowledge of the Belgian and IFRS accounting rules
  • You are able to work in a highly IS system driven environment (SAP, Cognos,…) as such experience with the new technologies and a strong knowledge of ERP Tools especially in the SAP suite (FI/CO) is required.
  • You have a very strong technical background in accounting, process and eager to engage in automation projects
  • You are a team player who encourages his/her colleagues and seeks for team results
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch, French or German are an asset.
  • Curiosity and ownership are part of your DNA.
  • You work in a structured way within a changing environment and capable to meet the deadlines.
  • Location : Olen
  • What we offer

    We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

    Accounting and reporting analyst Record To Report

    Umicore, Olen
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