Senior Accountant (f/m/d)

  • München
  • Eingestellt: 18. Juni 2021
  • Bewerbungsschluss: 18. Juni 2022
    Jobbeschreibung:

    Auto Export Corporation (AEC) is a global automotive distributor and a service provider for OEMs and suppliers in the areas of general distribution (official Stellantis, former Fiat Chrysler, importer and distributor of Dodge & RAM vehicles and parts in Europe), market homologation incl. own R&D facility and processing center in Antwerp, parts distribution and warehouse, automotive consulting, automotive finance (partner of Santander Consumer Bank in key European markets), fleet operations, logistics solutions as well as retail operations.  AEC has local operations and facilities in its focus markets in NAFTA, EMEA and APAC. Customers turn to AEC for its reliable solutions and existing infrastructure that includes a vast contractual network of retail dealerships and key partners in the automotive industry.

    Auto Export Corporation (AEC) is a global automotive distributor and a service provider for OEMs and suppliers in the areas of general distribution, official Stellantis (former Fiat Chrysler, FCA) importer and distributor of Dodge & RAM vehicles and parts in Europe, market homologation incl. own R&D facility and processing center in Antwerp, parts distribution and warehouse, automotive consulting, automotive finance (partner of Santander Consumer Bank in key European markets), fleet operations, logistics solutions as well as retail operations.
    (Read more about AEC on our website – aecorp.com / aeceurope.com)

    About the Finance/Accounting Dept.
    Our Finance/Accounting Dept. includes industrial experts, accountants, and managers who work diligently to ensure company objectives are met. From budgeting to financial reporting & analysis, big picture direction to hands-on operations, we make sure people, process and system sustain business growth. If you are future oriented, love to think outside the box, and enjoy taking the opportunity to support colleagues in every financial aspect of our global business, we have a seat for you!
    This position can be based either in our German office in Munich or in our Belgian office in Antwerp/ Kallo.

    Job Overview
    Reporting to Head of Finance & Accounting, the Senior Accountant manages the general accounting (day-to-day accounting and monthly close activities) and tax activities of two Belgian entities. The role ensures the Company’s financial statements and resulting supporting schedules are captured timely, completely, and accurately in accordance with GAAP, also works with Finance teams in different countries to promote best practices and to facilitate harmonization of processes. The successful candidate is ethical, detail-oriented, self-directed, able to quickly adapt to change, will demonstrate intellectual curiosity and have a mind for numbers.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    General Accounting

    • Oversee General Ledger functions to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with BEGAAP, company policy and procedures
    • Responsible for Journal Entries, Balance Sheet Account reconciliations, payroll, taxes, AR and AP functions and processes
    • Ensure correct and accurate accounting classification of all expenditures and documents
    • Execute and monitor the month, quarter and year-end closing
    • Perform cash flow planning, treasury management, including in Foreign Exchanges currencies hedging (USD, EUR)

    General Compliance (VAT, Income Tax, other)

    • Full responsibility in VAT (BE), Intrastat, Tax management
    • Preparation of the year end accounts in each of our legal entities, then the tax declarations
    • Management of external relationships with tax authorities, tax advisers, other officials
    • Management of the insurance contracts

    Reporting & Analysis

    • Prepare financial reports
    • Prepare the annual BE statutory accounts (2 companies)
    • Coordinate with Finance team in Canada/Germany for local statutory accounts and compliance
    • Help develop divisional budgets and forecasts

    Internal Controls

    • Analyze current systems and processes to ensure accurate recording of accounting data
    • Identify of, advocate for, and implement potential process improvements and take an active role in continuously improving company’s processes.
    • Ensure backup and continuity management in the general accounting team through the year

    Our Corporate Values

    • Adaptability: we love change!
    • Reliability: we say what we do and we do what we say.
    • Professionalism: we have what it takes.  
    • Leadership: we all take ownership.
    • Growth: we are committed to continuous improvement…
    • Kindness: we put people first.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
    • CPA licensed is a plus
    • Have at least 5 relevant years of experience (Consultancy, Taxation, Audit or Accounting)
    • Speak fluently Dutch, English is a must
    • Good knowledge of ERP accounting systems, Strong Excel skills, including pivot tables and relational queries
    • Acts with integrity, honesty and compassion; confronts issues directly (avoids triangulation). Gives and accepts praise as well as direct/candid feedback.
    • Exhibits strong communication skills; applies tact and exhibits a respectful demeanor. Also, conveys thoughts clearly and with appropriate business writing abilities.
    • Collaborates by proactively sharing information and buildings relationships across the organization; displays a customer service focus
    • “Change Agent” with a focus on procedures and processes
    • Ability to adjust and prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

    • The opportunity to shape and grow an industry-leading automotive distributor.
    • A flexible, collaborative, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment.
    • Many opportunities for personal and professional development.
    • Opportunities to participate in exciting brand and company events that give back to the community.
    • Competitive employer-paid benefits and compensation package.
    • 30 vacation days and 50 mobile working days per year (for full-time employees).

    Auto Export Corporation (AEC) is a global automotive distributor and a service provider for OEMs and suppliers in the areas of general distribution (official Stellantis, former Fiat Chrysler, importer and distributor of Dodge & RAM vehicles and parts in Europe), market homologation incl. own R&D facility and processing center in Antwerp, parts distribution and warehouse, automotive consulting, automotive finance (partner of Santander Consumer Bank in key European markets), fleet operations, logistics solutions as well as retail operations.  AEC has local operations and facilities in its focus markets in NAFTA, EMEA and APAC. Customers turn to AEC for its reliable solutions and existing infrastructure that includes a vast contractual network of retail dealerships and key partners in the automotive industry.

    Auto Export Corporation (AEC) is a global automotive distributor and a service provider for OEMs and suppliers in the areas of general distribution, official Stellantis (former Fiat Chrysler, FCA) importer and distributor of Dodge & RAM vehicles and parts in Europe, market homologation incl. own R&D facility and processing center in Antwerp, parts distribution and warehouse, automotive consulting, automotive finance (partner of Santander Consumer Bank in key European markets), fleet operations, logistics solutions as well as retail operations.
    (Read more about AEC on our website – aecorp.com / aeceurope.com)

    About the Finance/Accounting Dept.
    Our Finance/Accounting Dept. includes industrial experts, accountants, and managers who work diligently to ensure company objectives are met. From budgeting to financial reporting & analysis, big picture direction to hands-on operations, we make sure people, process and system sustain business growth. If you are future oriented, love to think outside the box, and enjoy taking the opportunity to support colleagues in every financial aspect of our global business, we have a seat for you!
    This position can be based either in our German office in Munich or in our Belgian office in Antwerp/ Kallo.

    Job Overview
    Reporting to Head of Finance & Accounting, the Senior Accountant manages the general accounting (day-to-day accounting and monthly close activities) and tax activities of two Belgian entities. The role ensures the Company’s financial statements and resulting supporting schedules are captured timely, completely, and accurately in accordance with GAAP, also works with Finance teams in different countries to promote best practices and to facilitate harmonization of processes. The successful candidate is ethical, detail-oriented, self-directed, able to quickly adapt to change, will demonstrate intellectual curiosity and have a mind for numbers.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    General Accounting

    • Oversee General Ledger functions to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with BEGAAP, company policy and procedures
    • Responsible for Journal Entries, Balance Sheet Account reconciliations, payroll, taxes, AR and AP functions and processes
    • Ensure correct and accurate accounting classification of all expenditures and documents
    • Execute and monitor the month, quarter and year-end closing
    • Perform cash flow planning, treasury management, including in Foreign Exchanges currencies hedging (USD, EUR)

    General Compliance (VAT, Income Tax, other)

    • Full responsibility in VAT (BE), Intrastat, Tax management
    • Preparation of the year end accounts in each of our legal entities, then the tax declarations
    • Management of external relationships with tax authorities, tax advisers, other officials
    • Management of the insurance contracts

    Reporting & Analysis

    • Prepare financial reports
    • Prepare the annual BE statutory accounts (2 companies)
    • Coordinate with Finance team in Canada/Germany for local statutory accounts and compliance
    • Help develop divisional budgets and forecasts

    Internal Controls

    • Analyze current systems and processes to ensure accurate recording of accounting data
    • Identify of, advocate for, and implement potential process improvements and take an active role in continuously improving company’s processes.
    • Ensure backup and continuity management in the general accounting team through the year

    Our Corporate Values

    • Adaptability: we love change!
    • Reliability: we say what we do and we do what we say.
    • Professionalism: we have what it takes.  
    • Leadership: we all take ownership.
    • Growth: we are committed to continuous improvement…
    • Kindness: we put people first.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
    • CPA licensed is a plus
    • Have at least 5 relevant years of experience (Consultancy, Taxation, Audit or Accounting)
    • Speak fluently Dutch, English is a must
    • Good knowledge of ERP accounting systems, Strong Excel skills, including pivot tables and relational queries
    • Acts with integrity, honesty and compassion; confronts issues directly (avoids triangulation). Gives and accepts praise as well as direct/candid feedback.
    • Exhibits strong communication skills; applies tact and exhibits a respectful demeanor. Also, conveys thoughts clearly and with appropriate business writing abilities.
    • Collaborates by proactively sharing information and buildings relationships across the organization; displays a customer service focus
    • “Change Agent” with a focus on procedures and processes
    • Ability to adjust and prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

    • The opportunity to shape and grow an industry-leading automotive distributor.
    • A flexible, collaborative, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment.
    • Many opportunities for personal and professional development.
    • Opportunities to participate in exciting brand and company events that give back to the community.
    • Competitive employer-paid benefits and compensation package.
    • 30 vacation days and 50 mobile working days per year (for full-time employees).