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Location

Brussels

Department

Finance

GL Accountant

Who We Are:

Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is a global communications software company that helps enterprises connect people around the world with cloud-ready voice, messaging and emergency services. Backed by a network reaching 60+ countries covering 90 percent of global GDP, companies like Cisco, Google, Microsoft, RingCentral, Uber and Zoom use Bandwidth’s APIs to easily embed communications into software and applications. Bandwidth has more than 20 years in the technology space and was the first Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider to offer a robust selection of APIs built around our own global network. Our award-winning support teams help businesses around the world solve complex communications challenges every day.

At Bandwidth, your music matters when you are part of the BAND.  We celebrate differences and encourage BANDmates to be their authentic selves.  #jointheband

What We Are Looking For:

Within the Finance department, the mission of the accountant – General Ledger is to manage and process fixed assets transactions, GL transactions such as payroll, reconciliation of bank accounts and preparation of VAT returns. The role also requires actively participating to the monthly and annual accounting closing by controlling balances and by performing usual closing transactions. The role will be in charge of all Bandwidth’s group entities, including subsidiaries, branches and related parties.

What You’ll Do:

Fixed assets:
 
• Process owner of the fixed assets accounting process.
• Process monthly depreciation posting.
• Preparation and reconciliation with GL of Fixed Assets report.
• Reconciliation of depreciation costs with BS movement.
 
Treasury and cash management:
 
• Posting of bank statements in the accounting system.
 
Account Payable:
 
• Vendor accounts creation.
• Prepaid accounts review and reconciliation.
 
VAT return preparation:
 
• Preparation and submission of monthly and yearly VAT returns and reports related.
• Reconciliation of VAT accounting balances with VAT returns.
• Review, analysis and audit of VAT booked ( AP & AR ).
• Coordinate with external partner the refund of foreign VAT.
• Preparation and support to any VAT external audit.
 
Closing transactions:
 
• Posting of any types of journal entries related to his responsibilities.
• Prepare balance reconciliation.  
• Monthly’s closing footnote support.
• Equity reconciliation.
 
Back-up:
 
• Review and clean-up of cash in transit/unsettled accounts.
• Manual customer invoicing.
• Expense notes accruals.
 
Audits:
 
• Give appropriate support to internal and external audit.

What You Need:

• Bachelor in accounting or equivalent by experience.
• At least 2 to 5 years as an accountant in a GL role
• Good skills of Excel.
• Technical knowledge of accounting processes.
• General knowledge of accounting principles.
• Conceptual understanding of ERP systems ( Netsuite ).
• You’ll need to be customer orientated with business Acumen, managing relationships & communicating effectively, taking direction & responsibility.
• Fluent in English and French.
• Someone who is accurate, has a positive mind-set, and gets things done.
• You love our culture and connect with our values of Commitment to Success, Integrity and Inspiration

The Whole Person Promise: 

At Bandwidth, we’re pretty proud of our corporate culture, which is rooted in our “Whole Person Promise.” We promise all employees that they can have meaningful work AND a full life, and we provide a work environment geared toward enriching your body, mind, and spirit. How do we do that? Well…

  • Work Laptop & Mobile phone with a competitive subscription plan, and an internet allowance to support the costs of the Internet at home
  • We contribute 5-8% of monthly gross salary into your private pension, depending on your seniority at the company
  • Hospitalisation & Travel insurance, with extensive coverage and a simple claim process
  • Extensive employee assistance resources, offering advice, and support on a range of issues including childcare & eldercare research, debt & budgeting, and work-related issues
  • 100% transportation reimbursed for journeys done by public transport
  • Meal vouchers, eco-vouchers, and gift vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme and an onsite gym
  • 24 days annual leave per year and 1 additional day every 3 years. (Please note that the Belgian system grants legal holidays proportionally to the time you have served as an employee in Belgium the prior year)
  • Time-Off Embargo. When you take time off (of any kind!) you’re embargoed from working. Bandmates and managers are not allowed to interrupt your time-off – not even with email
  • Additional time-off can be earned throughout the year through volunteer hours and Bandwidth challenges
  • “Mahalo moments” program grants additional time off for life’s most important moments like graduations, buying a first home, getting married, wedding anniversaries (every five years), and the birth of a grandchild
  • 90-Minute Workout Lunches and unlimited virtual meetings with our very own nutritionist

 

Are you excited about the position and its responsibilities, but not sure if you’re 100% qualified? Do you feel you can work to help us crush the mission? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, we encourage you to apply! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to be a part of the BAND.

 

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