Manpower is recruiting for one of its clients in Luxembourg, a European Institution : Financial Operations Assistant (m / w)
The successful candidate will bring operational support to the Financial Operations Unit ( FO ).
Operating network :
The incumbent will report to the Head of the Financial Operations Unit and will work under the close guidance and supervision of the officer and of the Head of Unit as well as in close collaboration with the members of the team, the Financial Control Division and other internal services.
The selected candidate will :
Prepare payment instructions related to business activities (private equity, Guarantees, Micro-finance) and to administrative expenses.
Provide efficient back-up for the other members of the FO team during the holidays period
Ensure payment instructions are sent timely to the banks and booked in the accounting system;
Prepare the necessary documentation related to internal treasury operations;
Establish, organise and maintain the filing systems for easy access and retrieval of information;
Assist the team in meeting deadlines, preparing and implementing procedures;
When required provide assistance to external auditors;
Keep internal clients informed of the status of their requests;
Contribute occasionally to specific projects of the Unit.
Certified secondary-level education with further studies in accounting;
First work experience within Finance, Accounting or similar back-office service; Previous experience in an international financial organisation would be an advantage;
Good IT skills (standard Office tools). Some experience of PeopleSoft Financials or Business Objects would be an asset;
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of another European language would be an advantage.
Personal Qualities :
Able to organise work, set priorities and meet deadlines;
Rigorous with attention to detail;
With sense of initiative and problem-solving approach;
Self-reliant and self-disciplined;
With excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit;
Flexible and adaptable.
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