AXA Bank is a strong financial player in Belgium with a straightforward and transparent offering for individuals and self-employed business owners. In late 2016, AXA Bank was voted Bank of the Year, and went on to land another two Bank Awards in 2017 and 2018. Proof positive that the combination of uncomplicated products, accessible online tools and the familiar faces of over 700 locally established self-employed bank agents works. AXA Bank ranks fifth on the market of Belgian mortgage loans. With its distinct focus on personal investment consultancy services, the bank is also certain to cater for investors.
AXA Bank is a business on a human scale. Its Head Office in Berchem (Antwerp) is easily accessible by public transport and employs about 850 staff. Are you keen to find out about our FAST culture and our new way of working? Read all about it on axabank.be/jobs. Who knows, perhaps we'll be working together in the near future?
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Financial Accounting falls under the department of Financial Accounting & Reporting in CFO. This department is responsible for the correct, timely and complete registration of figures under BE Gaap and IFRS.The team is organised around 3 clusters:
This team also keeps the accounts for 2 smaller subsidiaries. The team has a headcount of 22, manager included.
The function involves taking responsibility for the accuracy of the accounts of the group's various legal accounting entities. It also involves overseeing the department's activities with a view to implementing an accounting strategy which is in line with organisation's strategy. The department's clients are the Financial Reporting department and Strategic Planning & Performance Management department.
The responsibilities of the Head of Financial Accounting are as follows:
In order to fill in this role, you can rely on your knowledge of financial services accounting (you are familiar with regulatory reporting), but also of IFRS and BE Gaap, as well as trading room transactions and hedge accounting models.
In regard of the nature of this role, next to being an excellent communicator, you can also demonstrate strong people management skills. You are able to lead and guide a team through transformation, among others through the rationalisation, automation and robotisation of our processes.
An excellent knowledge of Dutch is an absolute must for this position.