Statutory Audit Analyst

Brussels, Brussels, be
Company: Eurofins
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 02:07:31

Job Description

The overall objective of this position is to assist the Technical Accounting & External Audits Oversight Manager in driving the Company’s audit and accounting excellence. This newly-created role will ensure that external audits are managed in line with group guidelines in terms of procedures, scope, timing budget and deliverables, as well as assist in enhancing the accounting and internal controls knowledge across worldwide finance teams.

In particular, he / she will:

  • Ensure that appointments of audit firms are in line with group guidelines and standards
  • Ensure that appointments follow Group Standard contractual terms
  • Ensure that contractual terms are complied with
  • Ensure that all statutory audits are completed on time in line with Group guidelines and all deliverables are correctly prepared and filed
  • Review engagement letters to ensure work performed is in line with Group guidelines
  • Management of the external audit fee approval process in Coupa
  • Perform monthly analysis of completion rates as well as data mining on statutory audits completion results
  • Work in close relationship with local and group finance teams to mitigate potential issues and deficiencies
  • Participate and facilitate on the Group external reporting process
  • Participate in the regular update of the Group Accounting Manual
  • Participate in the development of accounting related training materials
  • Participate in the yearly mitigation process relating to internal and external audit findings
  • Support the local Finance Managers in their dealings with the External auditors
  • Participate in group wide structuring projects
  • Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting or Auditing
  • 3 years experience in auditing (Senior accountant / Senior auditor in an audit practice)
  • Solid knowledge of IFRS, ISAs, GAAS
  • Strong project & change manager, with a natural drive to challenge the status quo, and able to initiating & leading change to sustainable results
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self starter, ownership and natural leadership & drive to get things done without cutting corners
  • Pragmatic and ‘’roll up sleeve’’ attitude
  • Able to take the initiative and autonomous
  • Results driven, strong work ethics, drive, ability to get things done
  • Cordial but firm, non emotional
  • Comfortable to work in a very dynamic, fast growing environment and an entrepreneurial, decentralized organization
  • Additional Information

    In a fast growing group, successful employees are frequently being offered increased areas of responsibility (subject to geographic mobility).

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