For one of our clients, a European Institution, we are looking for a :
Financial Reporting Officer
Operating Network :
The selected candidate works under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Unit Financial Reporting and reports ultimately to the Head of Division.
S / he cooperates closely with other relevant services inside the organization as well as external auditors.
The (Junior) Reporting Officer will mainly :
Prepare the yearly financial statements internally and for the other mandates managed by the company on behalf of third parties;
Ensure 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;
Analyse new accounting standards and designing their implementation accordingly;
Evaluate, design and implement new products / new mandate with the unit from a financial reporting point of view;
Actively contribute to knowledge sharing within the team;
Manage relationships with the external auditors in the context of the audit of the financial statements and to challenge questions raised during the audits.
University qualification, preferably at postgraduate level, in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a relevant field;
At least three (3) years of relevant professional experience in financial reporting, preferably gained in the financial sector;
Good knowledge of preparing financial statements and any financial report in accordance with the selected Accounting Framework;
Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Business Object. Knowledge of IBM Cognos is a considerable asset;
Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.
Business solutions oriented with capacity to innovate and adapt;
High sense of responsibility, organization and initiative;
Clearly demonstrated track record of performance and achievement in a fast paced, complex and internationally orientated environment;
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Excellent team-working abilities;
Strong communication skills both written and oral;
Problem solving approach.
What we offer :
A temporary contract for 2 months with a possibility to get an extension for one year
A salary in accordance with your experience (36K-54K)
The possibility to join a European Institution