Lubrizol Junior Accounts Payable Accountant in Brussels, Belgium

Junior Accounts Payable Accountant

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a global market-driven company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Summary of Responsibilities:

As an Accounts Payable Accountant, your role is to facilitate the Accounts payable process, liaising with vendors and internal customers to ensure the timely processing and payment of invoices on behalf of the Belgian Lubrizol entities.

You will assist with the financial reporting process in order to properly accrue expenses and reconcile B/S accounts.

You ensure compliance with SOX internal controls.

As AP Accountant your primary functions will be:

  • Be responsible for matching and processing of vendor and inter-company invoices in SAP (3-way match).

  • Code and process freight, warehousing & duty invoices, ensuring all goods and services are booked in or duly authorised (direct invoice entry).

  • Make batch and manual payments to vendors according to the payment terms, review and follow up of the A/P ageing list.

  • Resolve invoice/payment queries, review and follow-up of A/P ageing list.

  • Ensure problem solving and trouble shooting of non approved purchase invoices.

  • Complete the periodic reconciliation and follow-up of balance sheet accounts with regard to Accounts Payable.

  • Perform appropriate accrual accounting.

  • Contribute to the compliance of internal SOX controls relating to Purchasing - A/P process, reviewing and maintaining Accounts Payable written procedures.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience:

Bachelor degree in Accountancy.

Strong written and spoken command of Dutch and English, knowledge of other European languages is an asset.

Knowledge of SAP is preferred.

Acquainted with Excel, Word and Outlook.

‘Hands-on’ mentality and team player.

We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary including meal vouchers and insurance package. You will also get to learn from experienced professionals in an international working environment, with opportunities for training and all aspects of the job.

Lubrizol is present in the Brussels at http://www.brussels.info/ area with two locations and a total of about 100 employees: the Corporate office in Brussels city supports the business with services such as Finance, IT, Procurement, Customer Service, and HR.Louvain-la-Neuve, 25 km east of Brussels hosts an R & D facility of Lubrizol Advanced Materials Personal and Home Care business, where dedicated teams work on innovative applications and Provide technical services for our customers.Brussels is a multicultural center at the heart of Europe, close to all European locations and easily accessible, it has a rich history and many beautiful parks and walks.Lubrizol Brussels is a true reflection of this multicultural environment, with more than 10 nationalities amongst our employees.

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