Business Unit Manager Accounting (M / F)
As a Business Unit Manager Accounting (BUM A) you will co-manage together with the Business Unit Manager Legal & Corporate (BUM L&C) under supervision of the Business Unit Director (BUD) a Business Unit (BU).
Intertrust is a global leader in providing expert administrative services to clients operating and investing in the international business environment.
The Company has more than 2,500 employees across 39 offices and 28 jurisdictions in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle-East.
Intertrust has leading market positions in selected key financial markets, including the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Jersey and the Americas.
Intertrust delivers high-quality, tailored corporate, fund, capital market and private wealth services to its clients, with a view to building long-term relationships.
The Company works with global law firms and accountancy firms, multinational corporations, financial institutions, fund managers, high net worth individuals and family offices.
The BUM (A) responsible for managing the day-to-day day financial and administrative affairs relating to client companies in a Business Unit.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
The BUM (A) manages the planning and activities of the Accounting sub-team.
He / she defines specific objectives and scope of work to be done and ensures that the services delivered to the clients are in accordance with Intertrust standards.
The BUM (A) monitors and reviews the status of the Financial Statements, Tax Declarations (CIT, VAT), other required reports (regulatory or investors reporting), as well as the timing of Board and General Meetings and the statutory filing of the client companies
The BUM (A) reviews the time writing of the Accounting sub-team on a weekly basis to ensure appropriate chargeability and a proper invoicing of the work on behalf of clients in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) ensures timely and correct invoicing and review of breakdowns in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) is responsible for the cash collection of the outstanding invoices in accordance with the Intertrust process and procedure.
He / she assists the BUD in hiring new staff members for the BU.
The BUM (A) organizes (and conducts where applicable) the annual appraisal, promotions, goal settings and development process of the Accounting sub-team.
The BUM (A) is responsible for the people management process in the Accounting sub-team, including, but not limited to, providing appropriate training, coaching, feedback and giving clear ambitious and achievable targets to the Accounting sub-team.
Client Accounting and Reporting
The BUM (A) ensures he / she and the Accounting sub-team fully understand the transactions and the related accounting entries taken place during the year and are able to clearly and fully explain and document these transactions on behalf of stakeholders (auditors, clients etc.)
The BUM (A) ensures timely recording of transactions during the year.
The BUM (A) reviews and signs-off on the financial statements and financial reports prepared by the BU in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) is responsible for the timely filing of the financial statements at the RCS and if applicable for the timely financial reporting to the stakeholders (regulator, exchange, bank etc.).
The BUM (A) ensures the proper maintenance of the accounting files (completeness, accuracy, updating etc.) of the Accounting sub-team in accordance with Intertrust processes and procedures.
The BUM (A) actively participates in risk management and compliance.
The BUM (A) ensures active transaction monitoring of the companies in the BU in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) completes on a daily basis his / her time-writing to ensure appropriate chargeability and a proper invoicing of the work on behalf of clients in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) is responsible for the timely and correct execution and verification of the payment instructions in accordance with Intertrust process and procedure.
The BUM (A) ensures the review of the draft minutes of any Board of Directors Meetings and the General Meeting of Shareholders discussing and / or approving financial transactions and / or events.
The BUM (A) together with the BUM (L&C) ensures cooperation between the Accounting and Legal & Corporate sub-teams to manage / conduct the necessary financial aspects of specific transactions (incorporation, liquidation, migrations, closings etc.).
The BUM (A) ensures the Accounting sub-team follows the 24 hour response policy (internally and externally).
The BUM (A) ensures appropriate organization and welcome of clients during client meetings.
The BUM (A) ensures timely organization and preparation of board meetings (leadership, location, social program, board pack, minutes ).
The BUM (A) monitors and ensures clear, efficient and professional communication between sub-team members and third parties.
The BUM (A) takes ownership in maintaining the relationship with existing clients and intermediaries. This should result in longstanding and profitable relationships with clients and intermediaries and limit client outflow.
The BUM (A) together with the BUD and BUM (L&C) and the sales members of the BU prepares and ensures execution of the Commercial Business Plan and Annual BU Budgets (where applicable).
The BUM (A) attends meetings of prospects and intermediaries in order to present Intertrust and its services. He / she participates in business trips for visiting existing clients, intermediaries and new potential clients.
Act as Director / Manager on Board of client companies
The BUM (A) is expected to take on the role of Director / Manager on the boards of client companies in accordance with Intertrust procedure and policy.
We are looking for individuals who :
Obtained University or professional studies in accounting or have an equivalent level gained through relevant professional experience and continuous professional learning.
8-9 years relevant experience in an international Accounting, Audit or Trust environment.
Solid knowledge of Lux GAAP and Luxembourg and international Tax Law (including, but not limited to, holding and finance structures, incorporations, joint ventures, liquidation procedures, (group) financing rules and corporate transactions, etc.).
Gained team management expertise and who have excellent organization and communication skills as well as solid analytical skills.
Are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.