Accounting Officer - EU Institute - Brussels (M/F/X)

Up to €3000 per month + Additional benefits
25 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
JN -112021-4538256
Eliane Mullens
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

Are you English speaking? Do you have a first Accounting experience in Belgium (preferably in Accounts Payable)? Are you available from 01/10/2021 until 15/09/2021? Please apply now!


Our client is one of the European Institutions. You can develop your accounting skills and profit from a great environment. It is very internationally minded with the possibilities to get in touch with others.


  • Being responsible for the posting for Accounts Payable;
  • Preparing journal entries, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, notably bank statements;
  • Processing various types of invoices, including participant reimbursements, after thorough checking;
  • Ensuring a smooth payment process with the bank (emission, transmission);
  • Maintaining and overseeing the accounts according to the defined scope of activities in a timely manner with the objective of providing information and service to users;
  • Providing support to the Senior Accounting officer in producing reliable financial information on a regular basis and within reactive deadlines;
  • Assisting the Senior Accounting officer with reconciling complex and aggregated accounts at high level;
  • Providing support to the Senior Accounting officer in producing regular reports to external partners (in particular to the European Commission);
  • Analyzing and proposing solutions for complex and/or important financial questions;
  • Ensuring the respect of legal accounting obligations and contributing to their resolution;
  • Ensuring a cautious and well-controlled management of assets;
  • Performing quality control checks on sampled claims in accordance with delegated authority
  • procedures and external partners (in particular the European Commission) requirements;
  • Fulfilling other responsibilities and tasks in the interest of the organization, as mandated by the
  • Head of Finance or by the COST Association Director

Profiel van kandidaat

  • Great level of English - another European language is a plus
  • First experience in Accounting (Min 2 years) preferably in Accounts Payable in Belgium
  • Understanding of the Belgium Accounting principles
  • Bachelor in Accounting


  • A contract of 9 months: 10/01/2021-15/09/2021
  • Great work environment
  • Attractive salary package

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