We are looking for
a Team Leader
Insurance Accounting

NN is a life insurance company with the greatest aspirations in Belgium. It doesn’t matter how different and unique people may be, everyone strives to live a long and happy life. We help people take care of what they really find important in life. As a life insurance company, we protect our customers by providing strong product solutions. And we support each and every Belgian in their search for happiness. With 1.6 million unique customers, 600 happy employees and an annual turnover of 1 billion euro, NN is part of a strong international group. That’s why we are delighted to welcome potential colleagues to NN who would like to have a positive impact on the lives of each of our customers! 

What impact will you have as Team Leader Insurance Accounting at NN? 

The Finance Department at NN Belgium is currently going through a major transformation process. As Team Leader Insurance Accounting, you will manage the accounting and closing processes. You will also work on optimising these processes. In addition, you will play a central role in the conceptual development of the future Insurance Accounting department. And you will do all this with a team of 10 colleagues. In this job, you will report to the Financial Accounting Manager.

  • Supervision of all insurance-related accounting processes;
  • Coordination of month-end closing activities;
  • Support of the analytical review in conjunction with the Reporting department;
  • Supervision of product and liabilities tax accounting;
  • Accounts reconciliation, justification and documentation;
  • Support for the Financial Risk Reporting process;
  • Keep a close eye out for process optimisations;
  • Responsibility for compliance with existing group/local accounting policies;
  • Central contact person for internal and external auditors.

Team Management:
  • Empower the Insurance Accounting team to achieve the department’s objectives;
  • Support your team in strengthening skills (accounting techniques, IT tools & soft skills);
  • Coach the team in the change process and transversal overview of initiatives.

  • Close involvement in Finance Change Projects, such as the migration to a new accounting system;
  • Collaboration with the project teams, focusing on: 
1.    defining the business requirements in relation to your scope;
2.    planning and preparing project activities within the team;
3.    developing a new reporting environment;
4.    coordinating the test activities that team has to perform.

What do you have to offer as Team Leader Insurance Accounting

As Team Leader Insurance Accounting, you have experience in insurance accounting, but you are also a strong team motivator. You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in a financial / mathematics subject. Experience with transformations would be a bonus. 
  • Experience in training and motivating employees as part of a transformation phase;
  • Accurate, organised;
  • Proactive and a problem-solver;
  • You can work smoothly with your stakeholders: you have the ability to influence, negotiate and resolve conflicts;
  • In-depth technical know of insurance accounting and at least 5 years of relevant experience in insurance accounting;
  • Fluent Dutch and French; good knowledge of English.

We will ask quite a lot of you, but you will get a great deal in return. What does NN have to offer you?

Care. Clear. Commit. NN provides a job that works for you.

NN needs people like you. People who are genuine and committed; people who are willing to give the best of themselves to our customers, bringing fresh ideas and the necessary drive to take the initiative. People who find our values logical and understandable. Any especially people with a unique personality that can make all the difference. So, just be yourself. That’s something we really appreciate at NN!

  • You will receive an attractive salary, supplemented by fringe benefits that include:
    group and hospitalisation insurance, meal vouchers and eco-vouchers, 20 days of holiday a year, plus 12 days of working time reduction leave and 5 days of additional leave.
  • You will be given the opportunity to discover and grow your unique talents so that you can develop your career further.
    There’s a whole range to choose from: personalised training programmes, workshops, coaching, on-the-job learning and so on. 
  • At NN we know very well how important wellbeing is! That’s why we focus on achieving a good work-life balance.
    Working from home, flexible working and a fitness area with group classes are all there to make it easier for you to find the right balance. 
  • And to give your creative side a helping hand, we have also thought carefully about providing an enjoyable, totally refreshed working environment, located in bustling Brussels, literally right next to Brussels South station, where you can feel at home. 
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Willing to have an impact as Team Leader Insurance Accounting at NN? Nothing could be easier! 

Fancy coming to work in an environment that offers you all sorts of challenges? Are you one of the best professionals in your particular field? Want to make the difference with your fellow enthusiastic colleagues? Then we’d like to meet you!