Junior Accountant (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  30036

Linkebeek, BE, 1630

Linkebeek, Belgium – Finance & Business Performance



Are you excited about embarking on a journey with us towards a carbon-neutral world?


We are seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in the energy transition, power generation and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in a safe and diverse environment.



Who are we?


ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise center focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 380 employees from different backgrounds. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particularly the entity ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.



About the team


Our department Finance & Business Performance serves as the backbone for all Laborelec Business Lines - ensuring support in the different transversal key processes such as finance, strategy, legal and ethics...



What you’ll be doing


Your responsibilities as Junior Accountant


  • You ensure appropriate financial procedures, processes and timing are in place and respected by all counterparts.
  • You ensure accurate and timely accounting.
  • You support implementation of foreign branches in ERP tool (SAP).
  • You support annual external audits.
  • You participate in the financial closing processes and planning.
  • You support the Accounts Payable team (follow-up of payments & reminders…).



You will work alongside a supportive team, and will have access to professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career.



If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?


  • Have a Master's degree in economics, finance or accounting or relevant professional experience.
  • Have at least 2-3 years of experience in finance, budget, controlling, audit, data reporting or equivalent.
  • Deep understanding of Belgium GAP is mandatory
  • Have the capacity to work and manage demands under tight deadlines.
  • Have a strong understanding of accounting and financial closing processes – knowledge of SAP and BW is a plus.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Have the capacity to work independently within an international context.
  • Have the agility and ability to switch between environments (different branches) and teams (e.g. branches integration).
  • Support change management and are proactive regarding its integration..
  • Communicate well in Dutch and preferably both English and French (fluent level)



Here's a taste of what Laborelec offers you


  • Flexible Working Environment: A green campus and hybrid workspace (3 days home working/week)  offering flexibility for a good work/life balance 
  • Employee Resource Groups: An exciting position in a leading research and expertise center, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: shared with ambitious colleagues from different backgrounda.
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through lunch and learn” programs, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and other workshops.
  • Benefits: 34 leave days, 5 days free care for sick children, linen ironing service...
  • Wellness: You will have access to our fun room and fitness space for your enjoyment and well-being



Where we work


Our headquarters is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), and we have several branches in Europe (France, Germany & the Netherlands), LATAM (Chile) and MESCAT (KSA & UAE).



Our values : The 4B’s


Be You, at Laborelec, we encourage you to be yourself and allow your skills and knowledge to shine through.

Be Safe, keeping our employees safe is our top priority.

Become, as a Laborelec employee, you can build your career.

Belong, join our dynamic community at Laborelec and become an integral part of our team. ​​​​



Our commitment


At ENGIE Laborelec, we are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, including people of all races, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations.



We'd love to hear from you if this opportunity sparks your interest.

Your HR contact:


Isabelle Croiset





Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree