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Cummins Inc. Accountant in Oevel, Belgium



Hydrogenics, part of the Cummins Group is an industry leading developer of renewable hydrogen technology, and we are currently looking to hire an Accountant to join us in our Oevel location.

This is an exciting opportunity, working on various general ledger accounts for a small business that operates as part of a global organization. As well as being responsible for managing a high volume of accounting activities, you will collaborate with our Project Engineering team, providing financial reports that will help determine the success of key projects.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate posting, balancing and reconciliation of the general ledger accounts on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.

  • Make accounting adjustments through appropriate journal entries.

  • Create monthly reporting (i.e. cost, cash flow) and explain variances.

  • Drafts annual financial statements and reports according to Belgian GAAP for presentation to the Finance & Business Leaders.

  • Completion of VAT reporting, and statutory tax returns to submit to the Belgium Ministry of Finance and submits other required statutory reporting

  • Compile, consolidate and conduct basic analysis of accounting and finance information.

  • Examine a variety of financial statements and transactions for completeness, internal accuracy and conformance with accounting standards.

  • Support the Finance Director and Controller on compliance and controls requests, assisting with the improvement of financial processes.

  • Prepare payment proposal files in IFS, and execute the payments in online banking tool after proper approval.

  • Follow up on overdue invoices and take necessary actions in close collaboration with after sales and project engineering.

  • Act as a key user for the ERP system and coach colleagues as and when required.

  • Act as a back up for transactional work done by the Accounting associate.


You will be successful in this role with the following experience:

  • Existing experience in Statutory Financial Reporting preparation (e.g. monthly VAT reconciliation, quarterly VAT declaration, Annual Report Preparation, AOP reporting etc.)

  • Relevant Finance qualifications are required, or you are qualified via experience in a similar role.

  • Knowledge of Belgian GAAP is essential, knowledge of US GAAP is beneficial.

  • Existing experience using IFS, or a similar ERP system would be beneficial .

  • Advanced Excel skills such as; VLOOKUPS, Pivots with advanced data manipulation ability.

  • Proven experience managing a high volume of work, supporting multiple departments within a business by providing timely and accurate finance reports.

  • The natural ability to instill trust with people at various levels. You are renowned for developing strong working relationships across your organization.

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills in English and Dutch are required

  • Exposure in a multi- national business would be beneficial.


Primary Location Belgium-Antwerp-Mol-Belgium, Oevel, Hydrogenics Europe NV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 11, 2020, 11:48:59 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000HR