Get the latest news from the job market, Sign up for our newsletter!

RELY – Head of Accounting

  • John Cockerill
Brussels, Belgium
  • John Cockerill
Brussels, Belgium


John Cockerill and Technip Energies; two industrial leaders in the hydrogen market, announce the launch of Rely, a unique provider of integrated and competitive green hydrogen solutions.

Rely will address the market for industrial and utility scale projects with the ambition to reach revenues of more than €1 billion by 2030.

Headquartered in Brussels, Rely will be 60%-owned by Technip Energies and 40%-owned by John Cockerill and led by Damien Eyriès from Technip Energies as Chief Executive Officer and Jean Jouet from John Cockerill as Chief Technology Officer. From inception, the new company will benefit from the service of more than 200 hydrogen specialists.

Innovation will be instrumental in breaking cost barriers and enabling the rapid growth of green hydrogen markets for Rely. Through a unique research and development platform, based in Liège, which will deliver technology enhancements, new technologies and products, and improved project economics for green hydrogen and power-to-X markets. 


In the dynamic context of the creation of Rely, the Head of Accounting will be in charge of setting up the Accounting organization of the company, and the management of all accounting activities, from the transactional level to the monthly closing and statutory reporting and compliance, as well as the consolidation into the Mother Companies Financials. 

The organization will leverage the availability of resources provided by the TEN Global Business Services (“GBS”) team to support its expansion as the business grows.

The position will include the assurance of compliance with Internal Control requirements to ensure the robustness of the financial information.


  • Setup and supervision of the Accounting organization, and its future expansion to support the growth of the Company;

  • Contribution to the ERP implementation for Rely for the Accounting aspects;

  • Coordination and oversight of all transactional activities (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable mainly run from our GBS center in India) and General Ledger activities, up to the production of the financial information for the Company Leadership, including for the Company branch offices that could be registered for the execution of the operations;

  • Accurate and timely management of the Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly close process, and interaction with the external auditors;

  • Expertise on Accounting rules (IFRS) and recommendation on the accounting treatment of the operations of the Company, understanding the Business requirements, while leveraging Parent companies’ support when required;

  • Handling of the consolidation process, delivering timely the required input for the parent companies’ periodic consolidation under IFRS;

  • Implementation/Update of Accounting policies and procedures, and Compliance with the relevant Internal Control requirements;

  • Compliance with the local tax requirements, in coordination with the Subject matter experts of the Parent companies where required.


  • Have a master’s degree in accounting or equivalent (including an accountant diploma);

  • Have a 10 to 15 years’ experience, including ideally a first experience in external Audit and 7 to 10 years in similar accounting environment;

  • Have a strong knowledge of tax rules, accounting standards and principles especially IFRS, including month end closing process and quarterly consolidation (HFM a plus;

  • Have a prior experience of strong Internal Control environment;

  • Have a good knowledge of IT accounting and reporting tools (Oracle a plus);

  • Be a strong leader, keen to build and grow a strong Accounting team;

  • Be autonomous, but show curiosity and ability to interact with the Business stakeholders and senior leaders of the Company;

  • Have the capacity to be Hands-on and multitask, in the startup context of Rely, while developing a right-sized organization;

  • Have excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English and French;

  • Be proactive, engaged, energetic and keen to work in a dynamic environment;

  • Open to international travels;

  • Motivated by Rely’s values: We accept challenges, We remain grounded, We are empowered, We promotes partnership;

  • Don’t hesitate to know more about us :


You will:

  • Have the opportunity to build and develop a team and an organization in a very dynamic environment, starting with a pretty hands-on and multitask role to a strong leadership position while the Company expands;

  • Be able to learn and leverage from the expertise of the well-established teams of the Mother companies in various areas;

  • Be exposed to large international projects environments, interacting with a variety of stakeholders and partners.

in an innovative company with ambitious projects in the development of renewable solutions and with a worldwide scope.
We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Sign in

Sign Up

Forgotten Password