Junior General Ledger Accountant

Nvent (Leuven, België) 19 uren geleden gepost

We’re looking for people who put their innovation work to advance our success – and their own. Join an organization that ensures a more secure world through connecting and protecting our customers with inventive electrical solutions.


The successful candidate takes responsibility for general ledger activities in our EMEA accounting department Leuven covering 15+ legal entities and $250m in trade sales.

In this position, you will get to:

  • Maintain and analyze general ledgers for assigned areas and entities in EMEA

  • Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end financial closings for assigned areas and entities

  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries and adjustments, including supporting documentation and appropriate descriptions

  • Prepare and post monthly cost allocations

  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures, including assisting with US GAAP group reporting requirements

  • Prepare monthly general ledger account reconciliations

  • Manage fixed assets and Capital Expenditure Requests (CER) process

  • Assist with filing of indirect tax returns for assigned entities in EMEA

  • Assist with preparation of financial internal and external audits, including strong interfacing with the auditors

  • Maintain local GAAP adjustments in SAP

  • Monitor, review and update Sox internal controls for assigned areas and entities   

Management reserves the right to assign or re-define duties and instruct the post holder to carry out any other duty commensurate with this post.


  • Academic background in:

    • A1 degree in accountancy/economics;

  • Previous experience:

    • Graduate or 1 up to 2 years of experience in an accounting department;

  • Skills:

    • IT skills: strong MS Excel knowledge;

    • Systems: ERP exposure, SAP experience is a plus;

    • Language skills: English; German or other languages are a plus;

    • Highly organized;

    • Attention to detail;

    • Analytical and problem solving skills;

    • Judgement and decision making skills;

    • Effective verbal and listening communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the Company Organization;

    • Team player and have ability to work independently.


  • A dynamic global reach with diverse operations around the world that that will stretch your abilities, provide plentiful career opportunities, and allow you to make an impact every day

    • We are a $2 billion, high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 8,800 people and trusted brands such as CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER. Known for innovation, quality and reliability, our products connect and protect, consistently delivering value to industrial, commercial, residential, energy and infrastructure customers.

  • Commitment to strengthen communities where our employees live and work

    • We encourage and support the philanthropic activities of our employees worldwide

    • Through our nVent in Action matching program, we provide funds to nonprofit and educational organizations where our employees volunteer or donate money

  • Core values that shape our culture and drive us to deliver the best for our employees and our customers. We’re known for being:

    • Innovative & adaptable

    • Dedicated to absolute integrity

    • Focused on the customer first

    • Respectful and team oriented

    • Optimistic and energizing

    • Accountable for performance

  • Benefits to support the lives of our employees


At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other’s authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.

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