Accountant Jr (M/F/X)

19/07/2024

Accountant Jr (M/F/X)

19/07/2024
  • Location: Windhoff
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #9647

Manpower Permanent Placement is recruiting on behalf of a company in the retail/services sector.
 

You will report to the Senior Accountant and assist by performing accounting and administrative tasks related to the efficient management of accounting transactions. These accounting activities mainly include tasks related to cash management and accounts receivable, as well as more general tasks such as preparing journal entries, maintaining trial balances, handling monthly closings, preparing year-end audits, and supporting budgeting and forecasting activities.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Prepare, record, verify, and enter customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.
  • Create invoices and maintain customer records according to the company’s practices for ancillary revenues.
  • Provide internal support for the sales organization.
  • Prepare general ledger operations and journal entries.
  • Collaborate with external service providers to ensure the smooth execution of daily tasks (banks, collection agencies, payment service providers).
  • Participate in the preparation of reconciliation files (e.g., cash in transit, suspense accounts).
  • Participate in monthly closings (e.g., accruals, prepaid expenses).
  • Assist in managing accounts payable (invoice coding, reviewing accounts payable balances).
  • Participate in the preparation of internal and external audits.
  • Organize and track archives for the accounting department.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:
 

  • Understand the company’s strategy and the strategic context of your work.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and openness to change.
  • Exhibit a problem-solving attitude.
  • Actively seek opportunities for personal development and learning.
  • Recognize business opportunities in your work as they arise.
  • Be aware of the needs of customers (internal or external) and place them at the forefront of your work.
  • Commit to the company’s performance objectives in your role.
  • Demonstrate market and business knowledge in your work and immediate area.
  • Communicate clearly and professionally and can influence clients using available tools.
  • Prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Work effectively as a team member.

YOUR PROFILE:
 

  • Hold a degree in accounting or possess equivalent professional experience.
  • Be a recent graduate or have 1 to 2 years of experience in accounting.
  • Be fluent in English and French. Proficiency in any other market language is a plus.
  • Have practical knowledge of Microsoft applications and advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Have a genuine interest in gaining in-depth knowledge of financial IT systems.
  • Be open and flexible for occasional travel to the European Support Center.

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