Eurocities, the network of major European cities, is recruiting an accountant.


As accountant, you will handle day-to-day bookkeeping. You will be part of the finance and HR team and be responsible for the day to day bookkeeping of Eurocities activities.

In this role, you will :

  • book purchase invoices, expense claims, bank and credit card statements, petty cash
  • make weekly payments
  • prepare and send annual membership fees and reminders to our members
  • perform monthly closing of the accounts, analyse outstanding receivables and payables
  • prepare monthly analytics for the EU-funded projects and other teams
  • improve systems and procedures, and initiate corrective actions



You have:

  • A bachelor degree in accounting or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience, preferably in the not-for-profit sector
  • Excellent knowledge of Belgian accounting legislation
  • Good knowledge of the EU VAT rules
  • Good planning, organisation and coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills

You are:

  • Intermediate user of Excel
  • Able to multi-task, prioritise and be proactive
  • Able to take responsibility
  • Capable of working independently as well as in a team
  • Attentive to detail, problem-solving, capable of following procedure
  • Adaptable, self-motivating and take initiative
  • Fluent in English


  • Experience using of Winbooks
  • Knowledge of EU funding programmes
  • Good command of French or Dutch


We offer

  • a part-time (80%) in Brussels under Belgian employment contract, a full-time position is also possible.
  • salary according to profile and experience
  • training opportunities


Meal vouchers, pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, public transport costs, 13th month, éco-chèques

Some other benefit examples are :

  • training opportunities and access to on-line trainings
  • a dynamic international team
  • a pleasant working environment
  • flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • part time teleworking.

Eurocities recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation, explicitly describing point by point their relevant experience and linking it to the requirements for the position, together with a CV with at least two referees (including your current or last employer) to: Olivier Baeselen, finance director, at
Please send the documents in pdf format and mention ‘accountant’ in the subject line.

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