General Ledger Accountant



The General Ledger Accountant is responsible to manage the critical elements of the company’s financial accounting and reporting systems for one or more legal entities of the group. Main areas of responsibility include general ledger accounting and treasury management. The General Ledger Accountant will report to the Accounting, Tax and Consolidation Manager and indirectly to our senior management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Performs monthly general ledger functions, including journal entry posting, in accordance with closing procedures and within the agreed deadlines;
  • Prepares and reviews various balance sheet Reconciliations (including cash, current accounts and resolving outstanding items);
  • Prepares legal and statutory requirements (e.g. annual accounts, VAT declarations, Income Tax declarations,…), as well as preparation of internal and external audits;
  • Leads closing process improvement & digitalization initiatives
  • Supports the Business Controller in preparation of the budget and forecast; and
  • Prepares standard and ad-hoc financial analysis;


Critical Success Factors:

Energetic, ambitious and hands-on individual looking to change status-quo;

Ability to thoroughly understand the financials

Able to work independently as well as in teams

Strong affinity with IT and knowledge of IT Tools, such as ERP (e.g. Oracle), PowerBi, RPA, etc.

Continuous improvement mindset;

Prior experience running closing processes is a must have.


Education:          Master or Bachelor degree in accounting or equivalent.              

Experience:        5 to 10 years of relevant accounting experience (e.g. monthly closing processes, working with financial applications/processes, working on the digitalization of the accounting/closing process (including but not limited to RPAs), preparation of annual accounts,…)

Languages:         Fluent in English and Dutch, both spoken and written


PSA Antwerp NV is a fully owned subsidiary of PSA International, the world’s largest container terminal operator. PSA’s principal business is in the provision of integrated container terminal services, multi-purpose terminal services and marine services.

PSA International Pte Ltd is the world’s largest container terminal operator (based on equity-weighted throughput)  – PSA International Pte Ltd handled 85.2m TEU globally in ’19 of which 11.1m TEU was handled in the Port of Antwerp, making it PSA International Pte Ltd’s largest operation outside of Singapore.

Plaats van tewerkstelling

  • Napelsstraat 79, 2000 Antwerpen