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Accounting and Reporting Analyst


Brussels, BE

Business Unit:  Finance

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life.

About the SHARE Finance organisation

A global organization. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our support functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

  • You collect, register, analyze and control the accounting data
  • You act as contact person for the entities in scope (eg Belgium, France, Poland, Finland,…) towards the internal and external stakeholders such as the Business Units, consolidation, national bank,…
  • You prepare internal and external reporting’s such as annual accounts, Intrastat, internal reporting packages,…
  • You organize and deliver ad hoc analysis and reports
  • You prepare the monthly analytical review and account reconciliation in your domain
  • You independently organize the operational activities within your scope of services, ensure the adequate controls and implement improvements.
  • You identify, design and implement solutions for projects in the area of Record To Report projects
  • You participate end-to-end projects: setup requirements, follow up of the project, testing and implementation

Who we are looking for

  • You have a bachelor or master degree in economics or equivalent by experience
  • You are able to work in a highly IS system driven environment (SAP, Cognos,…), experience with the new technologies and a strong knowledge of ERP Tools especially in the SAP suite (FI/CO) is required.
  • You have a very strong technical background in accounting, process and in application Internal control and reconciliations
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch, French or German are an asset.
  • You have strong analytical skills and are capable of analysing numerical data, challenging and summarising information and production of workable solutions.
  • You are a team player and communication skills, able to influence other teams and demonstrate a high degree of cultural-awareness.
  • Curiosity and ownership are part of your DNA.
  • Meeting deadlines, working under pressure in a changing environment and dealing with ambiguity do not affect your enthusiasm and positive mindset.

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our technologies can tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


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