Head of Accounting


Are you looking for a new challenge in an international company? Do you also have solid accounting knowledge and are you strong in communication & leading a team through change?

Toyota Belgium S.A. is part of the Inchcape plc Group ( is looking for a Head of Accounting (m/f)

Become part of a 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 headquarter is based in Zaventem.


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.

Your main responsibilities & tasks:

  • People management of Senior Accountants and Accountants (9 people - 5 direct reports) & identify areas of development to ensure updated knowledge on all Accounting technics and tools
  • Accounting: responsible for
    • the full coordination of month-end closing activities,
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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



  • Higer degree in Accountancy
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in a similar rol
  • Experience working for an international company

Your profile:

You are a proactive thinker who likes challenges. A real problem solver, passionate about new digital systems & ways of working within the finance department. You have the right people management skills to lead a team through changes. You are ready for a challenge with responsibility & you are fluent in Dutch, French and English. The automotive industry is a sector that appeals to you.

Then this is the job you are looking for!

Do not hesitate to apply and join our Inchcape-Toyota-Lexus family and become our new Head of Accounting


  • 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:wo 3 februari 2021
  • Locatie: Zaventem
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