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Michael Page

Tax & Accounting Manager

The Accounting & Tax Manager holds a key role within the Finance team, responsible for driving the highest standards of financial reporting, controls and compliance.
Published on 6 days ago

Tax & Accounting Manager

Our client is a leader in the healthcare industry, active in 60 countries and with more than 5000 employees.

They are currently facing a separation of activities in which the Tax & Accounting Manager will play a lead role.

Job description

  • The primary focus will be to function as the local Accounting and Tax SME
  • Provide local stewardship for accounting and tax processes to be implemented in the course of disentanglement from the mother company and assisting the Local Transition Leader, as require
  • Review the local accounting and tax requirements captured through the localisation workshops and identify any gaps to local statutory/tax requirements.
    • Evolve into the local SuperUser for key accounting processes impacting financial reporting including but not limited to O2C, S2P and R2R.

    • Participate in any data migration and/or management activities, related to financial accounting processes, in preparation for the final SAP cutover
    • Participate in the end-user testing of the new ERP system and escalate any additional requirements to the Global Process Owners (GPO) for immediate resolution

    • Provide thorough ownership for all aspects of the local Financial Statements (US GAAP and Local GAAP) through adherence to financial reporting policies and accountability for general accounting processes executed local
    • Ensure ownership for all applicable SOX & Operational controls as well as broader oversight for all controls that influence the Financial Statements
    • Engage with External/Internal Audit/Taxation authorities to ensure full ownership and excellence in all Group/Statutory/Internal/Taxation/Regulatory audits
    • Responsible for local tax compliance activities and management of associated of payments
    • Provide transfer pricing support and own the implementation of local transfer pricing policies
    • Support the preparation and filing of withholding tax and customs reporting

    • Preparation and review of statutory accounts

    • Collaboration with ESC in monthly US GAAP accounting and reporting

    • Provision of technical accounting/ controls advice to business/ other functions

    • Conduct review and approval of cash flow forecasts

    • Review and validate monthly FX forecast

    • Monitor cash balances and liaise with Corporate Treasury on funding requirements

  • Support the development of working capital reporting and assist the business in establishing its working capital management rhythm.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Proven compliance orientation based on prior operational business roles
  • Ability to work in local/regional/global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal business partners of all levels & disciplines as well as external stakeholders such as auditors and tax authorities
  • Ability to travel globally as required
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Fluency in English


You will be able to work in an international environment, for an organisation that is flexible and driven.

You may expect an attractive salary package.

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    • Function type: Financial management
    • Sector: Health care and medical accessories
    • Antwerp & Port of Antwerp
    All jobs via Michael Page Brussels Finance


    • Academic Bachelor
    • English


    • Permanent
    • Full-time

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    • 23 April

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