Degree in accounting, finance, economics or equivalent. Qualified/part-qualified Accountant.
Previous experience in Fund Administration businesss.
Knowledge of some or all Accounting Standards, (Lux GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP, UK SORP) and tax reporting desirable.
Excellent interpersonal skills, as this role requires interaction at all levels of the organisation and externally, fluent English necessary.
Demonstrates initiative in undertaking all processes, which may have an impact on efficiency and client satisfaction.
Technically competent to act as first point of reference for day-to-day client queries, and serve as a liaison to related areas.
Proven aptitude to own problems and confidently make decisions to resolve issues in a risk considered approach.
Role & Responsibilities:
Review of Annual and Interim financial statements for the Investment Funds under administration.
Providing constructive feedback to junior/senior accountants and offshore location, as well co-managing performance objectives setting and appraisal process.
Assisting on Annual Tax Reporting for Investment Funds.
Delivering high quality service to clients by accurate, timely completion of all assigned tasks and requests for information. Close attention to detail necessary.
Build and maintain relationships with clients, auditors and other parties. As well as internally: locally with other departments and on EMEA level with other FR teams.
Ensuring agreed client service levels and regulatory filing deadlines are met.
Liaison with external auditors and dealing with audit queries.
Seek to continually improve service offered. Reviewing work practices/past audits to identify and eliminate inefficiencies/increase productivity and controls. Preparing/reviewing procedures and checklists.
Assisting and helping more junior team members in their development through continuous coaching and training. Helping decide on training needs for the team.
Acting as effective team member within the unit and with other units by imparting knowledge and offering assistance as appropriate.
Review legal documents/SLDs/new business proposals from Financial Reporting perspective.
Working closely with Manager(s) on various processes/projects, such as being assigned to take the lead and/or assist to implement new processes in order to help the team be successful in its goals and KPIs.
Additional tasks that may from time to time be required which are appropriate to the role and business requirements.
To proactively identifying areas of concern, and suggest enhancements to procedures where weaknesses or potential efficiencies are identified, to demonstrate a clear and risk based approach to outsourcing arrangements.
Please only apply if you are eligible to work in Luxembourg.
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