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Global Consolidation Analyst


Do you have basics of BE GAAP and IFRS consolidation and do you have the ambition to evolve to an international consolidation expert role where you will be part of an expert team active on the global consolidation of 160 entities across 50+ countries worldwide?


Puratos is creating this new role to strengthen the team. You will be part of our international consolidation team. The job is based in our HQ in Belgium (close to Brussels).


The Global Consolidation analyst role is an evolving role within the Puratos consolidation organization. In this position, you will act as a consolidation expert and will maintain contact with the local finance managers to ensure the IFRS accounting principles are widely adopted to ensure integrity and successful reporting in the Global consolidation process.  


You will report to the Head of Global Consolidation.



Key Accountabilities


In this role, you will:


•          Prepare the monthly reporting process under IFRS & issue the Global reports based on the individual monthly reporting packages, consolidation entries & consolidation eliminations together with the team.

•          Support the half-yearly & yearly full consolidation under IFRS & BE GAAP, the preparation of internal and external financial reporting and the external consolidation audit.

•          Implement and continuously improve a set of controls for the consolidated figures.

•          Interact and guide affiliates during monthly, half-yearly and yearly closing, support affiliates during SAP go-live with the Global reporting.

•          Maintain / keep up-to-date the consolidation software and develop the necessary reports, controls and formulas.

•          Preparation for IFRS, among other IFRS 16 (leases) in close collaboration with entities.

•          Assist in the maintenance of Finance Master Data.

•          Maintain and update Consolidation Standards and Global Financial Principles.

•          Work on Ad hoc questions and analyses from Global Management.


Who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of working experience in consolidation or GL accounting or financial audit with a first exposure to consolidation
  • A first experience with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) is a must
  • Tech savvy profile with a good knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge of a consolidation package. Experience with the Consolidation software SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation (BFC) is a plus.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Dutch and/or French is a plus.
  • Hands-on, result-oriented, can-do mentality.
  • Highly self-motivated, stress resistant and able to work in a structured manner.
  • Analytical minded, good communication skills and able to work in a team.


Why would you join Puratos?


You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative.


A great work environment with lots of opportunities & challenges is what you can expect:

  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
  • “On the job” learning opportunity to grow to expert level
  • Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company


You can count on an undetermined duration contract (CDI) and a competitive salary package, including a company car.


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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?


The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.


A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.


This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!


Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.


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