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Belgium (Erembodegem) Accounts Payable Team Lead (m/f)
Date Posted: 07/17/17
Date Updated: 07/17/17
 
The Gates Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial and automotive products, systems, and components with operations in 29 countries. Our work powers progress in nearly every industry around the world. As we say, if it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it. To support our work, Gates maintains sales and marketing operations in every major industrial and automotive market, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, India, Australia, and the Middle East. In Europe Gates employs more than 2,500 associates.
 
Based in the Gates European headquarters, located in Erembodegem near to Aalst in Belgium, we are looking for a:
 
Accounts Payable Team Lead
As an Accounts Payable Team Lead you:
·        Are very hands-on as you will oversee the AP function within the finance department, but on the other hand you are a member of the team with your own routine AP tasks assigned.
·        Act as the primary contact for both internal & external partners.
·        Provide leadership, expertise, and guidance to the colleagues of the AP team.
·        Ensure all invoices received have been posted prior to close or properly accrued.
·        Run bi-weekly payment batches.
·        Process SG&A supplier invoices (Belgian company) and process the invoice of the Italian Sister Company.
·        Troubleshoot and resolve issues that impact AP.
·        Assist with internal and external audits, special projects and process improvements as assigned.
·        Assist the financial controller on budgeting and forecasting activities
 
Required Experience:
·        You have a Bachelor in Accounting and minimum 3 years experience in a similar function.
 
 
Required Skills:
·        You have a good knowledge of VAT laws and regulations in Belgium and a basic knowledge for other European countries.
·        You can communicate at various organizational levels within finance and cross-functionally.
·        You are a problem solver and you honor deadlines.
·        You are detail-oriented and have strong analytical skills
·        You are well organized and are solution oriented.
·        You feel at ease with Microsoft Office and have particularly a strong knowledge of Excel.
·        Fluent in Dutch and English.
 
Our Offer

An employer who invests in your professional future and who can provide an open and stimulating working environment.

Our international working environment offers opportunities to interact and cooperate with contacts and colleagues from different functional areas all over the world.

The Gates active talent management program guarantees access to learning opportunities enabling you to succeed in your current role and permitting you to develop your potential and prepare you for future career steps within our global organization.
Our compensation and benefits philosophy guarantees an attractive salary and benefits package.
 
Interested?
Send your CV and motivation letter to:
 

Gates Europe

Inneke Haelterman

Korte Keppestraat 21/51,

9320 Erembodegem, Belgium

E-mail to Inneke.Haelterman@gates.com

 


 
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