The Manager Accounting & Control will supervise the accounting/accounts payable team, ensuring that all information is delivered to the highest quality.
The key responsibilities consist of:
Bookings relating to monthly, quarterly and annual closings
The Manager Accounting & Control will be responsible for all accounting bookings, consisting of accruals, prepayments, provisions, depreciation and amortization of fixed assets, bookings of staff expenses and tax provisions at each closing date.
The Manager Accounting & Control will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly and yearly VAT declarations. He/she should also be able to tackle more complex questions related to VAT and work closely together with the Tax Director/Senior Manager Finance in this sense.
The Manager Accounting & Control will, take care of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the local supervisor, the “Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier”. He/she will assist with the necessary replies to the CSSF if necessary.
The Manager Accounting & Control will assist the Senior Manager Finance in preparing the monthly group reporting.
Preparation of the financial statements for several in house companies
He/she oversees the preparation of the financial statements of several in house companies. He/she will also prepare the financial statements of ITL and will be the direct contact person for internal and external auditors for accounting matters.
Coaching of other team members
He/she will coach/monitor other team members (3-4) in aspects relating to supplier invoices, VAT treatment, bookings for subsidiaries or other transactions.
As an exception (in case of a resource deficiency) and in order to assure the good functioning of the department, the Manager Accounting & Control will exercise a backup function for everything concerning all accounts payable related matters.
Maintenance of procedures manual and working instructions
The Manager Accounting & Control will actively participate in the establishment/maintenance of written working instructions/procedures of any process related to the accounting department and operations.
Assistance in and implementation of ad hoc projects and ad hoc analysis
He/she will actively provide assistance in ad hoc projects and, when required, take care of the implementation of such. He/she will also realize ad hoc analysis on demand.
We are looking for a candidate who:
Be aware of information security threats and concerns, own responsibilities and liabilities;
Support organizational security policy in the course of normal work;
Reduce the risk of theft, fraud, misuse of facilities and human error.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience
University degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration (Bac+4) or relevant professional experience;
5-7 years of experience in Accounting;
Profound knowledge in Luxembourg accounting principles in IFRS principles;
Broad knowledge of financial management (accounting, reporting and controlling);
Sound knowledge of Luxembourg direct and indirect tax principles;
Fluency in English & French. German language skills are considered a distinct advantage;
Ideally already experienced in a supervisory role;
ERP implementation experience also considered as an advantage.