Senior Accountant

Date:  9 May 2024
Department:  Finance
Team:  Accounting/Finance & Control
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Contract Type:  Permanent

Brussels, BE

Chiesi is seeking for a Senior Accountant in Belgium to join the Benelux Finance department. This role offers a great opportunity for an experienced accountant with in depth knowledge of the Belgian rules and taxes. Are you ready to lead the Belgian accounting processes? Then we are looking for you.  

What you will be doing


As a Senior Accountant you have the full oversight of all accounting tasks and taking care of all accounting activities in Belgium. Next to this you are involved in Benelux cross country activities defined by the accounting manager, such as, but not limited to: Intercompany; Transfer Prices, Accounts Payable; etc.

Your key tasks and activities will be:


  • Lead independently Belgian statutory subjects and internal and external audits;
  • Ensure proper level of internal controls;
  • Guarantee accuracy of the financial statements;
  • Being the main point of contact for our PR/PO process and SAP workflow and coordinate activities between departments;
  • Give training and continuously educate colleagues;
  • Deal with internal queries regarding the general ledger process and prepare calculation of month end tasks related to general ledger postings
  • Maintain balance sheet accounts reconciled;
  • Coordinate travel and expenses in the T&E management tool; 
  • Calculates all relevant local taxes and other declarations for the authorities;
  • Works closely with tax consultants for advice and reviews;
  • Provide oral or written information from the financial systems to stakeholders at their request;
  • Collect data for financial reports and prepares reports at the instruction of the Accounting Manager;
  • Raise proactively any identified risks and provide clear action plan(s).

We offer


  • An attractive salary in line with your experience;
  • Bonus structure based on performance and company result;
  • Empower yourself: lots of Learning & Development opportunities;
  • Unique opportunity to work for an Italian family-owned company with a strong emphasis on our values and behaviour;
  • Work for the largest pharmaceutical group in the world which is Certified B Corporations;
  • Opportunity to work (partly) from home;
  • Attractive pension scheme;
  • Health and Travel insurance;
  • Be part of a Benelux team so the benefit of sharing experiences with colleagues;
  • Business and fun combined; for example, team days, mid summer & Christmas event.

Who are we looking for?


An energized team player with the ability to lead processes. As a Senior Accountant you are committed, organized and you have an eye for detail. Stakeholder management and pro-activity are key for this role. 


  • Your working and thinking level is bachelors degree; 
  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • You have deep understanding of Belgian rules (Belgian accounting and taxes);
  • You have high technical knowledge about accounting principles (specially BE GAAP); 
  • You have excellent oral and written communicative skills in English.



Nice! We are looking forward to receiving your application! Click on the button ‘Apply now’ and upload your CV and motivation letter and we will contact you. Questions? Then contact Femke Roze at +316 83623681. 

About Chiesi


The Chiesi Benelux affiliate is part of Chiesi Group, an international group based in Parma. Chiesi is research-oriented, with over 85 years of experience, present in 31 countries. The Chiesi Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in three specific areas: AIR (products and services in the respiratory field, from infants to adults), RARE (innovative solutions and personalized services to improve the quality of life of patients with rare and ultra-rare diseases) and CARE (products and services to support specialist care, personal care and well-being).

Since 2019 we are a certified B Corp, while, in 2018, we changed our legal status to a Benefit Company, realizing the desire to measure our impact on society and the environment, combining the need to generate value for the business to acting as a positive force for the community in which we live.