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Property Accountant CDD (Ref.AFL304) – 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 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.AFL304)

Responsibilities:

  • Support the operational processes to acquire, manage and dispose of real estate assets located predominantly in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands 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
  • Ensure compliance with procedures and controls and internal risk policies
  • Manage internal and external loan balances and support relationships with finance providers
  • Preparation and/or review of tax and regulatory reports in relation to Real Estate in various jurisdictions
  • Working on reporting responsibilities for an OPPCI structure
  • Work on Consolidation reporting of accounting data from subsidiary entities
  • 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 in English. French and/or German would be a plus
  • Experience of accounting and administration within a real estate environment in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and/or Germany
  • Good investment administration experience within a real estate or investment fund environment
  • Exposure to OPCI / OPPCI structures
  • Experience of coordinating a year-end audit process
  • Experience of using accounting systems such as Yardi, Horizon / Qube, and/or InvestOne (SunGard)
  • Strong reconciliation and investigation skills are essential
  • An ability to work cross-team and cross-department and influence others
  • 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
  • Experience of service charge accounting, property insurance and related reporting activities would be a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills, as the position requires frequent contact with Portfolio Managers, Research Professionals, Financial and other Administrative staff
  • Strong business analysis and Excel skills
  • Assertive and self-motivated and an ability to prioritise and multi-task effectively
  • 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
  • A true team player who will be happy to volunteer to assist colleagues when necessary
  • Utmost discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information

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