Senior Financial Analyst with French Language Skills

Senior Financial Analyst with French Language Skills

HPE - Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Capellen, Luxembourg

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will be a key member of LTS (Legal, Tax and Statutory) EMEA Team, preparing set of financial statements in close collaboration with Regional Controller and strong engagement with tax teams.

The LTS EMEA Team is accountable for ensuring that all business activities are reflected correctly in HP books. This requires close cooperation with business finance teams as well as a thorough understanding of HP complex transaction processing and reporting system environment.

Your range of responsibilities will include:

  • Playing a key role in closing HP legal entity books on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis;
  • Preparation of the annual set of statutory financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with French GAAP;
  • Supervision of ongoing statutory/tax reviews and dealing with internal & external auditors;
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly statutory balance sheet reviews and quarterly profit and loss analytical review, including conversion from management GAAP to Country GAAP;
  • Cooperation and supervision over tax information prepared by tax teams and designated consultants to complete tax returns;
  • Liaison with local government agencies when needed;
  • Ensuring compliance with HP's financial policies and local legal accounting regulations;
  • Cooperation with third party external providers for all matters requiring external consultancy and support (e.g. actuaries);
  • Active involvement in local process improvement projects and new system implementations/rollouts as well as merger/acquisition activity.

Education and Experience Required:

  • First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g., Certified Public Accountant (CPA), fully qualified and accredited Chartered Accountant (TOC) strongly preferred);
  • Typically 5+ year experience external audit (big four audit firm) or chief accountant position;
  • Typically 8+ years of experience as a financial analyst in an international company using US GAAP;
  • Typically experienced in a variety of finance functions;
  • Proven experience in process improvement and/or projects involvement;
  • Ability to have virtual collaboration across the world is preferable.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • French as Mother Tongue and excellent English language skills (oral and written);
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis, French GAAP and/or French Liasse fiscale knowledge being of great asset; If not, Belgian GAAP or Luxembourg GAAP knowledge is required;
  • Knowledge of tax rules (Direct taxes, VAT, payroll taxes, other taxes) would be an asset;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Superior business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel);
  • First experience with ERP SAP is considered an asset;
  • Strong initiative and able to work independently;
  • Ready for challenges and able to tackle them;
  • Excellent communication and superior teamwork skills and ability to influence and cooperate with multiple organizations: business centers, country controllership, tax, treasury organization.

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