Greenfield is pleased to be representing a leading property investment firm. They are currently looking for an Assistant Finance Controller to join their controlling team in the Luxembourg office.
The person will be playing a vital part in the preparation of the German business unit's IFRS quarterly financial results, annual budget and quarterly reforecast.
In addition, the Assistant Financial Controller is expected to provide significant support to the Head of Luxembourg regarding accounting considerations for any transactions particularly acquisitions and disposals.
On a day to day basis the Assistant Financial Controller is responsible for the accounting and general ledger management of a portfolio of Luxembourgish property holding companies, the budgeting process for these individual entities and the associated legal and tax compliance and provide accounting and adhoc support and responses on specific requests related to certain transaction / projects.
The Role : Support the coordination of the quarterly close process for the German business unit Prepare and submit quarterly consolidated IFRS financial statements to Group Head Office Prepare quarterly management accounts for the German business unit including variance analysis against budget and narrative commentary Support the coordination and supervision of the budgeting and forecasting process for the German business unit reporting to GHO on a quarterly basis Participation of annual budgets for the German business unit Accrue loan interest, reconcile the loan book and monitor of compliance with loan contracts Manage the intercompany and intergroup loan portfolio Prepare the Lux GAAP statutory accounts for a portfolio of legal entities Review / calculate operating and tax accruals for a portfolio of legal entities Review CIT returns for a portfolio of legal entities Maintain relation with service providers, particularly tax advisors Support the Head of Luxembourg with regards to accounting considerations for transactions particularly acquisitions and disposals ensuring robust documentation and audit trail Assist with ad hoc projects and transactions to ensure the German business unit finance function delivers for the business and provides added value Provide support to the property and asset managers in the German office Coordinate the annual external audit of financial statements and coordinate with banks, lawyers, and notaries if and when required Reconcile general ledger accounts, Maintain fixed asset register for a portfolio of legal entities Your Profile : ACCA part-qualified (or equivalent) with at least 3 years of relevant experience Fluent English and ideally German Excellent knowledge of IFRS with ability to interpret and apply to practical situations Experience of preparing VAT / corporation / net wealth tax returns Very good communication skills both orally and in writing;
Excellent Excel skills Proactive attitude and ability to manage yourself Ability to get things done, accurately, on time, first time If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss other roles that we are currently recruiting for, please forward your CV in English to Muriel Newton.
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