Head of Accounting


Toyota Belgium S.A. is part of the Inchcape plc Group (, which represents one of the strongest brands in the automotive sector and is the official distributor of Toyota and Lexus cars, accessories and spare parts in Belgium and Luxembourg. Toyota Belgium headquarters is based in Zaventem.

Toyota Belgium is looking for:

Head of Accounting (m/f)


As the Head of Accounting you will supervise all accounting activities for Belgium and Luxembourg to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and statutory obligations. It includes, Accounts Receivable, Accounts payable, Treasury, group and statutory closing, and preparation of reports to ensure transparency of financial statements.

You will report to and work closely with the Finance Director Belux and others in the organization.

Job role and responsibilities:

  1. Statutory and tax
  • Oversee tax accounting and statutory submissions
  • Ensure full compliance with applicable regulations and deadlines (Income tax, VAT, statutory)
  • Ensure up to date Board nominations and statutory fillings
  • Responsible for successful completion of internal and external audits
  1. Accounting
  • Responsible for the full coordination of month-end closing activities, resulting in a timely and accurate reporting of actual results in line with group guidelines and deadlines
  • Take responsibility for all balance sheet and P&L accounts, including (not limitative) fixed assets, inventories, accounts payable/receivable, treasury, other debtors and creditors, revenues & discounts, cots of sales, payroll and utilities, general ledger, etc.
  • Perform monthly analytical reviews to ensure transparency on the full balance sheet
  • Perform key account reconciliations, justification, documentation
  • Set up and monitor accounting KPIs
  • Oversee accounting daily operations and treasury
  • Oversee Account Receivables and timely collection of overdue
  • Oversee Account Payables and timely settlements of debts
  1. Processes and Internal Control
  • Document processes and procedures
  • Challenge the status quo to ensure maximum efficiency and automation of transactional activities
  • Ensure compliance with the existing group accounting policies
  • Ensure compliance with the MCF (Minimum Control Framework) for all Accounting activities
  • Proactively identify and implement any remedies/improvements on procedures and internal controls to reinforce MCF compliance
  1. Business Support:
  • Provide technical accounting and tax advice to the Management of the company
  • Lead quantitative and qualitative analytical work that unlocks business insights and drives sound decision-making on key business issues
  • Support the controlling function by providing ad-hoc analysis and documentation
  1. Team Management
  • Manage a team of Senior Accountants and Accountants (9 people - 5 direct reports)
  • Identify areas of development to ensure updated knowledge on all Accounting technics and tools



  • Higer degree in Accountancy
  • Min 5 years of relevant experience in a similar rol

Skills required:

  • You are accurate and succeed in the monthly deadlines
  • You act and think proactively
  • You are a problem solver
  • You are flexible
  • You have a high level of integrity
  • You are a team player
  • You have a sound understanding of IFRS and Belgium general accounting procedures
  • You have a good knowledge of Microsoft 365 applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • You have a good knowledge of accounting software (SAP)
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English.


  • Colleagues working at a high level of professionalism, who enjoy a nice working atmosphere and together realize the ambitious objectives
  • You will become part of a global company, Inchcape, that offers opportunities within your desires of development and career objectives
  • An open working environment (possibility of home working) and a competitive salary package with extra-legal benefits.

  • Online op:do 9 juli 2020
  • Locatie: Zaventem
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