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Financial Controller – Real Estate Investment (Ref.# AFL040) – OPEN

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 directly to financejobs@falkerin.lu or by clicking on the below APPLY button. Please make sure to include Reference# of the position in question.

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Work place: Luxembourg
(Ref#. AFL140)

Responsibilities:

  • Lead closing process on a monthly basis (including review and approval of journals/transactions and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Responsibility for the controlling to Ensure timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and annual statutory financial statements as per local GAAPs
  • Prepare and monitor quarterly and annual budgets
  • Maintain timely and accurate General Ledger records for the finance and holding companies for which you are responsible
  • Maintaining primary relationship with local or other European service providers with respect to the legal entities held in Luxembourg
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improvements of systems and financial performance
  • Contact with the local authorities to ensure compliance of investments under management in Luxembourg
  • Responsible for reporting (LuxGAAP/IFRS/US-GAAP) for the management team, banks and other investors
  • Ongoing project work focussed on due diligence, analysis of purchasing and sales processes plus reviewing and control of periodic refinancing initiatives
  • Maintain timely and accurate General Ledger records for the finance and holding companies for which you are responsible
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission for all other statutory and ad hoc local filings such as VAT, Central Bank Reporting and Income Tax Returns
  • Responsible for Local Board Directorship and administration
  • Review and approval of tax accruals, and tax accounting adjustments
  • Manage forecast preparation and Luxembourg tax matters for Luxembourg companies
  • Maintain the general ledger and sub ledgers (inter-company etc) for several entities
  • Plan, organize and control the Accounts Payable process flow, including payments and the monthly closing, ensure adherence to policies and

Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics. Professional accounting qualifications considered a plus
  • Fluency in English essential, French and other European languages a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with great communication skills
  • Hands on experience, flexible, pro-active and result driven
  • Strong organizationl skills with attention to details
  • +7 years experience gained ideall within a PE House, Investment Company or Luxembourg based Service Provider

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