Our client is a privately owned, international firm providing legal and wealth services to private, corporate and institutional clients.
They provide the highest levels of expertise and competence working in a way that is uniquely personal, proactive and responsive.
The firm was founded in Luxembourg in 1976 and employs over 700 people in 15 offices across 13 countries. The firm provides multi-jurisdictional legal, tax, fiduciary, investment and administration services to private, corporate and institutional clients.
An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant to join the Finance team in our Luxembourg office on a 12-mont h contract basis.
Summary of the position
The Financial Accountant will work as key part of the Controller’s team in Luxembourg to prepare financial records and create financial reports and analysis for the staff and management in Luxembourg and the group.
The Financial Accountant will primarily be responsible for day to day accounting and reporting activities, including :
General accounting of the internal companies of the Group
Reconciliation of ledger accounts and intercompany balances
Cash receipts and general back office activities
Analysis of deviations in relation to budget and forecast
Various financial reporting and periodic statutory reporting
Support preparation of income tax returns, VAT returns, and accounts for audit
Assist to develop improvement to processes
Build relationships with internal customers and external service providers.
2 to 3 years of experience of relevant accounting experience.
An excellent academic record with a degree in accounting
Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and the Luxembourg financial and regulatory environment.
Ability and willingness to work on a broad range of accounting duties.
Fluency in English, both spoken and written. A working knowledge of French or other European language would be an advantage.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team
Be computer literate with an advanced knowledge of Excel.
The ability to prioritise and plan a challenging workload, with systematic working style and high attention to detail.
Flexibility and a positive outlook
Learning and development :
You will receive training on a day to day basis by coaching and mentoring
Personal development plan will be agreed on an annual basis
Attendance to internal training including webinars, workshops and workgroups as may be required
Attendance at external seminars and training events as may be required
The individual will report to the Senior Financial Controller and will work closely with the Finance team in Luxembourg.
The individual will also work with staff and management of other divisions within the Luxembourg office