GL Accountant

Company description

Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. The group employs approximately 4,800 people, is a leader in most of its markets and recorded a consolidated revenue of 1.7 billion EUR in 2020. Tessenderlo Group is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices.

The philosophy that ‘Every Molecule Counts’ defines the unique attitude to sustainability and continuous practical innovation within each department of Tessenderlo Group. As an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group also promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives and are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Job description

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To reinforce the global Finance Shared Service Center of Tessenderlo Group, based in Brussels, we are looking for a GL Accountant. Together with your 4 collaborative and hands-on GL colleagues, you:

  • Execute the monthly/quarterly/yearly closing by ensuring that all tasks are completed in accordance with closing procedures & within the agreed deadlines (as well SAP FI as SAP CO closings);
  • Treat and follow-up journal entries and check them for consistency and accuracy;
  • Follow-up all exceptions/inconsistencies and ensure that all system related reconciliations are performed accurately;
  • Create and maintain accounting details to provide support and inform management;
  • Analyze and resolve accounting issues;
  • Continuously strengthen your knowledge about the closing and specific operations to anticipate problems, identify potential issues and create relevant controls;
  • Report for consolidation, prepare & file financial statements for public authorities and maintain & update files and procedures;
  • Act as contact person for external auditor questions to provide them with all relevant information;
  • Assist in ad hoc projects and tasks.

You report to the GL Team Lead.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting / Finance, and at least 5 years of experience in GL;
  • You have a positive & driven personality, and are a team player;
  • You have a strong customer focus & have proactive communication skills;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English; and you have a good knowledge of French;
  • You have good SAP knowledge;
  • You have experience with MS Office;
  • Knowledge of HFM as reporting and consolidation tool is a plus.


You wish:

  • A great team in a nice environment;
  • Participate in ambitious challenges;
  • Invest in activities that make sense, in building a better world, because every molecule counts.

In a caring environment, in an collaborative mode;This is what Tessenderlo Group can offer you.

Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group