Accountant

Organization

Bluesquare is a fast growing technology company focusing on Global Health. Bluesquare’s goal is to help Global Health resources get where it matters the most. Bluesquare’s technologies are in use in more than 30 countries and support +60 different clients, including the World Bank, the WHO, the Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, leading NGOs and consultancies. 

For more information about who we are: https://bluesquarehub.com/

Context

We are looking for an accountant to support our finance team. You will be part of a team responsible for the company’s finances and operations.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in finance and accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management Accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial reporting and budget preparation
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with our Financial Manager to improve financial procedures
  • Manages all the operating and day to day tasks 
  • Assistant in preparation of payments
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual audit

Profile:

We are looking for candidates with a financial and accounting background and hands-on experience in daily financial operations. 

Required

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in financial & economics or relevant field or relevant vocational training (min 3 years experience)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • In-depth understanding of Belgian GAAP accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English

Preferred

  • Experience working with Odoo software 
  • Working experience in Africa, Asia or America is a plus
  • Working experience in a small fast-growing company is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Clear and structured communication

Location: Brussels. You will be based physically in our Brussels Office

Availability: full time position CDI

Interested? Send us your CV, a motivation letter, and 3 references by email to  finaccountant@bluesquare1.odoo.com