RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Book keeping back-up under IFRS : day to day accounting (AP / AR), invoicing, billing, cash sub-ledger accounting in case of team member’s absence or of backlog, etc.
Contribute to the monthly accounting closing.
Support the accounting function such as for periodical audit requests.
Write Ad hoc IFRS accounting memos for new accounting norms or new product accounting treatment in line with the Bank or the group existing Finance policies.
Strict adherence to internal or group policies / procedures.
Reporting other analytical activities
Contribute to the production of periodical regulatory reporting (BOB, CDDP, BCL, FINREP, COREP etc.)
Ad hoc reporting and survey requests from supervising authorities (BCL, CSSF)
Project activities :
Contribute to Finance on-going projects such as support the team on User Acceptance Testing (UAT) or helping documenting certain processes.
Support the Finance and Treasury team both in commercial projects as well as continuous improvements initiatives. Typical involvement would be Accounting / Finance specifications and Testing notably on the following projects but not limited to :
o Sap B1 (new rolled out Accounting software), various financial systems continuous improvements initiatives (Kaizen) such as T24 automation, various Cash reconciliation improvements (Nostro Rec & SEPA modules BI reports, Tableau layouts, etc.
all these are internal Finance projects) in collaboration with Finance Biz analyst.
o And large commercial projects (Wallet, Credit Cards, Global Payment Gateway, E-money disbursement, Factoring scheme, etc.)
Project activities would account for an average of 20 % of the role but would depend on the candidate profile.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE ROLE
Relevant university degree in the field of finance or accounting and 5+ years of experience in a similar role.
Hands-on experience in bookkeeping, invoicing / billing, payments.
Exposure to Banking regulatory reporting or system such as FRS from WolterKluwers is a strong advantage.
Finance accounting and management accounting exposure within Payments, Banking or Fintech industries is an advantage.
Relevant certification desired (CIMA,CFA,DESCF,Msc Finance etc.)
Excellent IT literacy skills including Excel and Word.
Proficient use of SAP B1 and / or Temenos is a strong advantage.
Strong interest in leveraging technology for continuous improvements.
Excellent interpersonal skills, adept at building relationships with internal and external partners and across European businesses.
Rigorous, organized and disciplined.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English. French or any other language skills are an advantage.