General Ledger Accountant

General Ledger Accountant

Published on: May 28, 2024, Updated on: Jun 11, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Entry Date
Aug 1, 2024
Working time
Entry Level
Finance, Tax & Insurance
K+S Benelux NV/SA
Belgium, Diegem (Brussels)

Your Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for keeping the general accounts
  • You take care of the reconciliation of accounts, payroll entries, provisions, intercompany positions etc.
  • You assist with all aspects of the monthly and annual closing (including the tax obligations)
  • You assist with external audits and ensure that they run smoothly
  • You assist with the preparation of reports and budgets
  • You assist with fleet and HR management
  • You have an eye for potential process improvements

In your absence, you will replace the accountant for day-to-day accounting activities such as:

  • Monitoring customer and supplier accounting
  • Checking the banks
  • VAT declarations (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France)
  • Intrastat declaration


We enrich your life

K+S Benelux is part of the K+S Group headquartered in Kassel, Germany. Its own network of mines produces high-quality salt and potassium-magnesium minerals, which find their way to agriculture, industry, consumers, and government.

The K+S Benelux team of +/- 20 employees located at Diegem, near Brussels, is responsible for sales in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Its extensive range of natural minerals is marketed directly or through a distribution network. K+S is the market leader in its sector and is also at the top in terms of sustainable entrepreneurship: on the one hand due to the proximity of the production sites to the markets and on the other hand due to partial supply by water.
K+S products are used as ingredients or excipients for food and feed, pharma, water treatment, agriculture, and horticulture, chemical and a wide variety of other industrial applications. Well-known branded products are Axal®, Regenit®, Cérébos®, NutriKS®, Dimix®, etc.

Vacancy: General Ledger Accountant

K+S Benelux is looking for a General Ledger Accountant to strengthen the Finance Team.
Does accounting have no secrets for you? Are figures, analyses, vat, tax, p&l etc. your thing? Then you are the new colleague we are looking for! However, the range of tasks is not limited to accounting. You will e.g. also be responsible for the leasing cars and facility. The diversity of tasks is undoubtedly also the attractivity of the position.
If you are looking for a new challenge in a small organization with a flat structure, a no-nonsense and hands-on corporate culture, then this might be what you are looking for.

Our Offer:
- An open-ended contract
- Flexible working hours and a part-time position is possible
- A competitive salary + an above-average package of fringe benefits
- Work from home for up to 2 days a week, with allowance.
- A varied job with many responsibilities and opportunities!
- A pleasant working environment (complete office renovation 2023)

Your Profile

  • Bachelor Accountancy Tax or a related financial degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • General knowledge of IFRS, Belgian GAAP, Dutch GAAP is a plus
  • Experience with international intercompany transactions (but not a must)
  • Excellent MS Office skills, SAP is a plus

  • Very good language skills in Dutch, French, English (level B2/C1). German is a plus.

  • Belief in purpose and values as cornerstones of a good cooperation and pleasant corporate culture
  • Independence, organization and priorities, analytical attitude, concern for quality and accuracy, ownership, flexibility
  • Warm personality, strong communication skills, diplomatic and necessary discretion
  • Positive attitude, collegiality, and team player

* non acquisitions*

Be part of our team

Apply by 7/31/24

About the company

This is Us

We enrich life through the sustainable extraction and refinement of minerals to indispensable products and through our working environment, which is unique. Because it stands for everything that really matters in life: Trust, team spirit and meaningfulness for 11,000 employees at 50 locations on five continents. Welcome to K + S.
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