Accounting Specialist/Manager

  • Finance
  • Gent, Belgium

Accounting Specialist/Manager

Job description

Who we are and why should you care

Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up founded in 2012 in Ghent, Belgium. We offer an all-in-one platform for CRM, project management and invoicing, helping more than thousands of SMEs work smarter. We’re growing at rocket speed, and are enjoying every bit of this rollercoaster ride: in just 2 years, we opened 5 offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Milan, Madrid, and Paris. Our ambition stretches far and beyond: we want to become Europe’s #1 in our industry. Today, our team consists of 180+ people and is still growing strong.

Scale-up, you say? Yes, we are already playing with the big guys. We have the make-it-happen attitude of a startup but the resources and skills of a scale-up. Our team is packed with experts in their field, we have tried-and-tested playbooks to benefit from, and plenty of resources at your disposal.

To keep fueling our growth, we are looking for an Accounting Specialist/Manager for our headquarters in Ghent.

What an average work week looks like

You will be responsible for the accounting and compliance of international entities in six countries. This will include consolidation, monthly fast-closing, year-end closing and preparation for annual audit activity. Next to the bookkeeping you will work very close with our external accountant and tax consultants in order to be compliant with tax and local statutory accounting.

You will also assist in our monthly reporting process, in order to to generate a full analytical P&L and consolidated balance sheet. This process starts with incoming invoices, monthly salary and closing bookings,... and ends with a deliverable of the monthly results and providing insights to management.

As you are a key member in the finance team of a fast growing and changing company, you will receive ad-hoc finance/accounting related tasks. We are continuously looking to automate all finance process in a scalable way, and we expect from you as Accounting Specialist/Manager to take ownership in these projects as well. You will report to the F&A Manager.


This is what we offer

We are a fast-growing company with a one-of-a-kind company culture. At Teamleader, you have the possibility to join an international team of seasoned experts that believe in the power of continuous learning and self-development and to have an instrumental role in the future success of the company. We’re an energetic bunch of people. We offer a competitive package and a unique set of perks. Our central office is situated in the thriving location of Dok Noord in Ghent. We have our very own kitchen crew, who prepare sumptuous meals every day. We regularly take some time away from the office for teambuilding activities to bond and mingle.


Sounds like something for you? You would be a great fit if you:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in an accountancy firm or a similar role

  • Experience with analytical bookkeeping and understand the dynamics of fast close and experience in running group consolidation

  • Are well-organized person with great attention to detail who’s able to work on tight deadlines and be prepared to deal will month end demands

  • Thrive in a challenging and flexible environment with a variety of tasks on your plate

  • Are both an independent worker and a strong team player

  • Have great communication skills, both written and verbally

  • Speak Dutch and English fluently (other languages are a plus)