Beroepsinstituut van Erkende Boekhouders
en Fiscalisten
Wet van 22 april 1999

11 juli

Réf : VD 110718

Vacancy Accountancy and Finance Manager

PNO Consultants is a 30+ years professional pan-European consulting organization in the field of innovation and grants, with a strong focus on enabling and exploiting European innovation networks on the crossroads of academia, industry and public organisations. We offer advice and actively engage in innovation processes enabled by national and European public funding, targeting multiple sectors, from ICT, electronics, aeronautics and transport, to energy, environment, chemistry, biotech and health. We use our European wide network of experienced consultants, their large clients’ portfolio and proprietary Open Innovation instruments (i.e., to deliver high quality consultancy with a hands-on mentality.

Job brief

For our PNO Innovation office located in the European Headquarter at the heart of Europe near Schumann area in Brussels, we are looking for a motivated qualified accountant that has the ambition to grow to lead the accountancy and Finance of PNO Innovation. You will work with an international team, and international clients throughout Europe.

We are looking for a qualified accountant to handle prepare, compute, manage, research and analyse all accounting and financial data, in order to control and provide quantitative information on performance, financial position, solvency, liquidity and cash flows of our business. Additionally, you will be trained to assist us in managing the financial aspects of European projects.


PNO Innovation Brussels-EU office

Term of contract and


Place of work

Brussels- Schumann area


1 - Daily accounting/Supplier account management:

  • Manage all accounting operations based on accounting principles
  • posting and processing manual journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded (suppliers and business partners);
  • Ensuring the conformity of supplier invoices (addresses, VAT, purchase order number, etc.)
  • Ensuring the follow-up of the approvals of supplier invoices
  • Ensure positive (financial) relationship with the business partners
  • Follow up with our business partners concerning pending invoices
  • Collect, analyse and summarize account information
  • Encoding of bank statements

2 - Monthly accounting:

  • Participating in the operations of monthly and annual closing (accruals, prepaid expenses, credits to be received)
  • Bad debt provision
  • Checking that the accounting information is coherent (general accounting and sub-ledger accounting)

3 - Other:

  • Prepare budget and financial reports, cost and forecast reports on a regular basis
  • Participating in the improvement of accounting procedures and processes
  • Participating in the improvement of tools, including related to EU grants accounting and reporting
  • Conduct month-end and year-end close process
  • Participating in internal and external check work
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns, balance sheet, profit/loss statement etc
  • Develop periodic reports for management
  • Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedures
  • Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation
  • Be a positive member of the team, being curious and interested in the overall operation and business directions


· Degree in Accounting

· Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures

· Strong attention to detail and confidentiality

· Very good organisational skills

· Fluent in English and Dutch and good knowledge of French is a plus

· Proven working experience in accountancy and finance is a plus

· Experience with AFAS is a plus

The ideal candidate

· Hard worker and willing to take responsibilities

· Team player

· Creative

· Hands-on

· Attention to details

· Curious, pragmatic, solution driven

Additional information

- PNO Innovation is leading the development of European funding proposals as well as implementing currently several European projects. You will be provided with a specific training to control the finances of those projects and you will be assisting the management team and clients in their financial monitoring, and reporting.

- As we are part of an international group, and most of our clients are dispatched across Europe, the selected candidate could be requested to travel occasionally within Europe for meetings.

If this sounds interesting to you, we are keen to talk to you. You may send your Curriculum Vitae and accompanying motivation letter to:

Please, keep the following format for email subject:

PNOi-2018-Accountancy and Financial Manager-Name-Surname

Incomplete or wrongly filed applications will be disregarded.

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