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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Job ID:  3702

GL Accountant

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,300 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 770.01 million euro in 2020. 


Would you like to have full responsibility for GL accounting tasks for different entities of Barco? Would you love to work in a dynamic, award winning, finance team that has the power to succeed in a fast closing of four days?


To strengthen our finance team, Barco is looking for a GL accountant


Your responsibilities:


  • You perform and coordinate the month-end closing process in line with the closing checklist according IFRS.
  • You perform more complex accounting transactions (e.g. payroll accruals, restructuring provisions, margin postings…), resolve issues and support accountants and accounting administrators.
  • You provide support to internal and external auditors, and to Tax specialists. 
  • To ensure a fluent invoice approval and and quick solution to invoice matching issues, you liaise with accounts payable, purchasing and budget holders. 
  • You book accruals and prepayments related to vendor invoices. 
  • You assist the Accounting Manager in ad hoc projects.
  • You act a sparring partner for the Controllers for all Accounting related matters.
  • You perform and coordinate the accounts reconciliation process and take ownership for the balance sheet of 5-10 companies in EMEA.
  • You prepare the quarterly consolidation package and liaise with the consolidation team.
  • You prepare the annual financial statements according local GAAP applicable, together with local consulting firms and auditors.
  • You drive various improvement actions in Accounting (standardizations, automation, simplifications…) together with the accounting team.


Your Profile:


  • You have a Bachelor/Master degree in Accounting
  • You preferably have a first experience in an accounting job
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English
  • You can deal with complexity and you have strong analytical skills
  • You pay attention to detail
  • You are pragmatic & hands on in a complex environment
  • You know your way quickly in different systems (Excel, SAP,…)