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Accountant / Real Estate (Ref.AFL122) – CLOSED

Falkerin™ Recruitment specializes in Legal & Compliance, Accountancy & Finance as well as Banking and Operational Services recruitment. We are also often mandated to assist in recruiting for Business Support roles such as HR, Personal Assistant, Receptionist or Administrative Officer positions. We work with leading financial institutions in Luxembourg. Our clients’ portfolio include major Service Providers, leading Fiduciaries, Management Companies, Real Estate Investments and global Private Equity Houses.

Please see below job description and if you believe you have relevant experience and would like to be considered for the post please send us your CV in English by clicking on the below APPLY button.

Alternatively you can send us your profile to financejobs@falkerin.lu. Please make sure to include job Reference#.

Work place: Luxembourg
(Ref.AFL122)

Responsibilities:

  • Support the operational processes to acquire, manage and dispose of real estate assets located predominantly in France, Belgium and Germany
  • Provide efficient accounting and administration services in relation to real estate assets
  • Manage vendor engagement, budgeting and settlement processes
  • Provide responsive service and support the portfolio management team and other stakeholders
  • Ensure integrity of property information such as valuation, income and expense within the financial reporting systems
  • Help to manage workflow tasks within the company such as new property setup, lease management and vacancies
  • Ensure compliance with procedures and controls and internal risk policies
  • Manage internal and external loan balances and support relationships with finance providers
  • Preparation of tax and regulatory reports in relation to French, Belgian and German Real Estate
  • Assist in corporate reporting and corporate governance for property holding companies
  • Actively engage or manage the audit process and the preparation of the interim and year-end financial statements at both a local and consolidated level

Requirements:

  • Fluent English, as well as French and/or German
  • The candidate will have experience of accounting and administration within a real estate environment in France, Belgium and Germany
  • Experience required of service charge accounting, property insurance and related reporting activities
  • Strong reconciliation and investigation skills are essential
  • An ability to work cross-team and cross-department and influence others will be important within this role
  • Good communication skills are critical and the candidate must be able to articulate ideas coherently to colleagues, third party vendors, internal customers and external clients
  • Attention to detail and a good work ethic is important
  • Good interpersonal skills as the position requires daily contact with Portfolio Managers, Research Professionals, Financial and other Administrative staff
  • Strong business analysis and Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative as needed, to manage daily tasks and special projects
  • An individual who is professional, pro-active with a high level of personal integrity and focus on the customer is crucial
  • Assertive and self motivated and an ability to prioritise and multi-task effectively
  • A true team player who will be happy to volunteer to assist colleagues when necessary
  • Utmost discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Good investment administration experience within a real estate or custody environment
  • Good corporate governance experience
  • Experience of coordinating or managing a year-end audit process
  • Experience of using Real Estate Accounting Systems such as Horizon / Qube

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