Our client, an European Financial Institution, is looking for a Junior Financial Reporting Officer. The successful candidate is under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Unit, and is in charge of preparing the yearly financial statements internally, ensuring accuracy, completeness and reliability of financial data when preparing the financial statements or any financial reporting in accordance with the selected General Accepted Accounting Principles, analyzing new accounting standards and designing their implementation accordingly.
The candidate is also in charge of valuating, designing and implementing new products / new mandate with the unit from a financial reporting point of view, and managing relationships with the external auditors in the context of the audit of the financial statements and to challenge questions raised during the audits.
The candidate has a University qualification, preferably at postgraduate level, in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a relevant field and at least three years of relevant professional experience in financial reporting, preferably gained in the financial sector.
A good knowledge of preparing financial statements and any financial report in accordance with the selected Accounting Framework is required for this position.
A first experience with PeopleSoft and IBM Cognos is a considerable asset. A fluent English is mandatory for this position, any other language is an asset.
The candidate is business solutions oriented with capacity to innovate and adapt and has a high sense of responsibility, organization and initiative.
A problem solving approach and an excellent team working abilities is required for this position.