Consolidation Manager

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Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

As consolidation manager, you will work closely with 5 colleagues.  As a team member, you support your colleagues in the preparation of the Group's consolidated accounts. You also lead and/or participate in improvement initiatives for the financial consolidation reporting process and tools.

Your Impact as Consolidation Manager:

  • You prepare quarterly consolidated accounts and analysis of financial statements (including support in preparing the annual report) through our consolidation tool (SAP Group Reporting).
  • You provide financial information to various stakeholders by running existing reports and developing new reports.
  • You support controllers and finance managers all over the world during reporting periods in resolving reporting queries.
  • You help monitor the use of IFRS accounting rules within the group.
  • You provide financial insights and engage in efficiency improvement projects


About You

Essential skills & competencies:

  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience in finance
  • You have a master's degree in finance/accountancy.
  • You have a solid knowledge of IFRS.
  • You have an analytical mind, work in a structured way, and have a helicopter view to assess the consequences of certain actions.
  • You actively collaborate with others to achieve common goals; you enjoy helping and supporting your colleagues whenever possible and you enjoy sharing your knowledge with members of the team.
  • You are eager to continuously learn new things and deepen your expertise related to consolidation.
  • You are fluent in English. Any other language is an asset.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary with benefits.
  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • 20 vacation days +17 ADV days.
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.
  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.
  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).
  • Cool colleagues all over the world


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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