Tax and Consolidation Accountant, Finance
Location: Belgium, Waregem (8790)

Our accounting team consists of 6 people (incl. you) on HQ level. We’re a stable and experienced team who’d love to welcome a new team member.


Do you see yourself working in this function?


As part of the HQ Accounting and Consolidation team, you will make a key contribution to the Group’s financial close and consolidation process.

Your main responsibilities can be divided into 3 parts:

  1. Tax review and reconciliation
  • Critically review tax calculations of our entities (income tax and deferred tax)
  • Set up the group’s income tax reconciliation on a half-yearly basis
  • Prepare equity reconciliations and review with the local finance teams differences between local GAAP - IFRS
  • Prepare tax disclosures (year-end)
  1. Consolidation
  • Critically review the P&L + balance sheet of our entities to ensure the accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards on a quarterly basis
  • Manage the consolidation process and IFRS disclosure management together with the Consolidation team
  • Support the team in reviewing the entities’ Balance Sheet reconciliations and other deliverables to improve the quality of the entities’ reporting
  • Support the entities worldwide during the monthly/quarterly/year-end closings
  • Calculate intercompany crosschanges (HQ fees, TP adjustments,...)
  • Follow up IFRS 16 contracts (new contracts, modifications, expired contracts) of all entities in the IFRS 16 leasing software to ensure that contracts are up to date
  1. Ad hoc
  • Follow up global insurance policies and insurance claims
  • Provide training to the regional accounting teams where needed
  • Provide guidance when IFRS accounting policies and procedures are modified
  • Ad hoc analysis and projects as required


You work closely together with the Head of Accounting & Consolidation (your direct manager) and the Consolidation Accountant.

You have regular contact with the regional accounting/finance teams.

You will also support in providing reliable and qualitative data to our shareholder (IFRS reporting including disclosure reporting).

Do you have what it takes to join the bekaertdeslee family?

  • Bachelor or Master in Business Economics, Finance or equivalent
  • Min. 3 years in Finance/Accounting, preferably in an international IFRS environment or audit company
  • IFRS 16 knowledge
  • IFRS tax knowledge (income taxes and deferred taxes), preferably first experiences in  income tax reconciliation
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel
  • Experience with an ERP system (preferably SAP) is an asset
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • You are a teamplayer with excellent communication skills both internally and externally
  • You have a hands-on mentality, able to work independently and a strong problem-solving attitude
  • You are deadline-driven and have an eye for details and deliver high quality work
  • You challenge the status quo in order to create more efficient processes and work on improvements

What do we give in return for your skills and motivation?

  • We offer you a job in a growing international organization
  • You will receive a salary package according to your experience topped with fringe benefits
  • We offer the possibility to further expand your skills (through learning and development) and on the job learning
  • 2 days per week remote working
  • We give you the environment to challenge yourself and take ownership


Please apply, we are looking forward to hear from you!

Kaylie Vanneste, HR Advisor |  +32492111553

BekaertDeslee HQ
Deerlijkseweg 22
8790  Waregem

+32 56 62 41 11