Climate change is changing the world faster than ever before. Utilities will play a crucial role in the transformation of our society to fight climate change and become carbon-neutral, while at the same time making sure people and businesses can continue to use energy supply like they've been used to for so many years.At Gorilla, we're determined to not stay aside, but to make a real impact on the utility industry by providing data services that allow utilities to play the role they need to play in the quest for a net-zero society. By building something that solves a real problem, and by being the best at what we do.
As an Accountant, you join our operations team in Belgium. You will play a crucial role in managing the financial and payroll operations of the organisation, ensuring accurate reporting, compliance, and analysis. You are responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements and other compliance reporting obligations for both internal and external purposes. You easily leverage your analytical insights and accurate mindset to a setup and delivery of global payroll making sure our people are paid timely and correctly, actively seeking improvements within the larger operations team (Finance, People and Operations).
You support financial reporting ranging from the preparation of financial statements, such as balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements to the generation of various financial reports to provide insights into the financial health of the organisation.
You work closely together with the Finance Director and Business Controller to assist in the preparation of budgets, financial forecasts, annual accounts and consolidation. Including analyses of financial data to provide recommendations for improving business performance.
Together with external partners in BE, DE, UK, AU and US you ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax/social regulations.
You process payroll accurately and ensure compliance with relevant laws. Maintain records of employee salaries, benefits, and deductions. You work closely together with the People department to improve processes and systems as our organisation grows.
You assist in the coordination and preparation of financial audits, liaising with external auditors and internal stakeholders to provide necessary documentation and support.
You have at least 5 years of experience in a finance or accountancy role, preferably in a SaaS, high-growth startup or tech environment.
You combine a passion for numbers with attention to detail and solution-oriented drive.
You have experience with various Accounting and ERP tools, and knowledge of Exact/Xero is a plus.
You have experience with Payroll setup and management in different countries, and knowledge of Payroll, Xero, Brightpay is a plus.
You are hands-on and like to make change happen.
You are intrigued by technology and have a drive to grow together with the company.
You understand an agile way of working.
You’re fluent in Dutch and English.
What you get
You become part of an ambitious organisation and an enthusiastic team with a mindset to win! As Gorilla is growing at an incredible pace, you can leave your mark - growing alongside Gorilla.
Gorilla’s technical complexity requires us to constantly research and test new technologies – leveraging their strongest assets to make Gorilla performant and impressive. We actively challenge ourselves and our colleagues, in order to always improve our skills, methodology and capabilities. Lifelong learning is essentially embedded in our organisation.
On top of that, our remuneration approach is clear and no-nonsense, just like our feedback culture and personal development approach. You’ll be able to join a team from wherever you’d like to work – equipped with the best technology for remote work. We’ll provide access to an office space near you whenever you like, as well as frequent travels to meet your colleagues in person, making sure you’ll never feel lonely.