Chief Accountant

Ardo supplies its continuously growing markets around the world with high quality frozen vegetables, herbs, and fruit with 4000 employees and 17 production sites in 8 countries. The family business sells in more than 100 countries and has a turnover of more than 1.4 billion euros. Ardo's mission is to preserve the gift of nature as pure as possible. Ardo achieves this goal thanks to an integrated network of growing areas, production units, freezing units, packaging equipment, appropriate logistics and thorough quality control. The group's know-how and flexible structure ensure that it can respond quickly to new trends and that innovative products can be brought onto the market quickly. More info on

We are looking for a Senior Chief Accountant. As Chief Accountant you will be part of a finance team of 10 people.

You are responsible for one or more entities. You will report directly to the Group Accounting Manager. You will work from our head office in Ardooie.

In this position you will be dealing with:

  • Verifying correctness and accuracy of the accounting data;
  • Month-, quarterly- and year-end closings;
  • Corporate tax return filings; VAT declarations
  • Statutory reporting (s.a. annual accounts)
  • Financial & tax audits;
  • Supervising payment process;
  • Ad hoc projects and analyses.
  • You have obtained a bachelor's or master's degree in finance/Accountancy;
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar position;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;
  • You are hands-on;
  • You are accurate, well organised, flexible and stress resistant;
  • You see change as a challenge and you love looking for improvements;
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage

We offer you the opportunity to be part of an authentic and sustainable international company, with real growth opportunities and the freedom to actively participate in shaping the business and the opportunity to develop professionally. You will receive a full remuneration package in line with the level of this position. We care for our people and create family-friendly surroundings by offering you the flexibility to work 2 days/week from home.

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Why work for Ardo?

Global Impact, Local Touch

With 17 units across 8 countries, a turnover of 1.4 billion, and products exported to over 100 countries, your work at Ardo impacts people worldwide. Be a part of an international team that retains a close-knit, local feel.

Career Growth in a Thriving Industry

In our team of around 4000 employees, every individual matters. We offer various opportunities for career growth and skill enhancement in a robust and thriving industry, ensuring you evolve as we grow.

Diverse and Inclusive

Embrace the opportunity to work with diverse teams from around the globe. At Ardo, we celebrate different cultures, ideas, and innovations brought in by our international family of employees.