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    Job Description
    TitleSenior Accountant
    Job code8534
    Job posted on02/12/2019
    LocationThe Hague
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    About us: It’s a great time to be part of the SES team

    We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.


    Senior Accountant
    The Hague, The Netherlands

     

    ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

    The position is responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the general ledgers for the companies assigned to them. This includes performance of financial analysis, application of any local regulations, and compliance with SES’s policies and procedures for those companies.

    The incumbent is able to fully close a significant entity autonomously and has a good understanding of the processes feeding into the General Ledger accounting.

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

    Completeness and documentation of financial records

    Ensure accuracy of the general ledgers for all assigned entities, including understanding revenue recognition, income taxes, etc. prepared by other departments

    Record manual journal entries, with appropriate supporting documentation

    Prepare or obtain account reconciliations so that all balance sheet positions are supported on a monthly basis

    Compliance of the financial records with SES policies and procedures

    Respect strict closing deadlines, including daily processing of bank transactions

    Ensure intercompany transactions are properly recorded and reconciled

    Complete central reporting package to allow timely consolidation of SES’s results

    Fulfilment of regulatory obligations associated with each entity

    Prepare annual statutory financial statements on a legal entity basis, and prepare any other tax filings (excluding income taxes) or other reporting obligations

    Ensure compliance with intercompany recharging mechanisms, required profit margins, and the like

    Financial analysis over the entity, or subgroups of entities

    On a regular basis, prepare a formal review of the assigned companies’ results, including analysis of variances to prior, budget, and forecast, and proof of compliance with intercompany recharging mechanisms and required profit margins

    Support monthly reviews of results for aggregated groups of companies by the local accounting manager

    Oversight over external accounting service providers (if required)

    Review monthly reports from external providers, ensuring accuracy, including correct use of SES’s standard chart of accounts and cost centres

    Maintain reconciliation between IFRS consolidation ledger and local ledger (in SAP), as well as between local ledger (in SAP) and local ledger (in external provider’s system)

     

    COMPETENCIES

    Strong analytical skills and detail-focused

    Proven problem assessment and solving skills

    Continuous improvement mindset

    Ability to plan own time carefully and to prioritise with limited supervision

    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in an international business environment

     

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or directly relevant professional qualification

    Advanced professional qualification (such as ACCA) preferred

    More than five years operational experience in a similar role, preferably in an international organisation

    Fluency in English, both oral and written. Other relevant foreign languages an asset

     

    What’s in it for you?

    In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.

     

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    For more information on SES, click here.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity!

     

    Apply HERE

     

    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease apply online
    Web Pagehttps://www.ses.com


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