EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTING MANAGER REAL ESTATE SECTOR GERMAN/ENGLISH (M/F) EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTING MANAGER REAL ESTATE SECTOR  …

DO Recruitment Advisors
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
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DO Recruitment Advisors
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Market related
DO Recruitment Advisors
The Experienced Accounting Manager will be responsible for the preparation of high quality financial information, and the monitoring of day to day matters of the Special Purpose Vehicles owned by the company Funds, investing across Europe and Asia.

 EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTING MANAGER, REAL ESTATE SECTOR, GERMAN/ENGLISH SPEAKER (M/F)

  

THE JOB :

The Experienced Accounting Manager will be responsible for the preparation of high quality financial information, and the monitoring of day to day matters of the Special Purpose Vehicles owned by the company Funds, investing across Europe and Asia.

He/she will report to the Senior Vice President or CFO.

The main responsibilities: (including but are not limited to)

 Financial Accounting & Reporting

  • Assist external administrators / in house accountants with preparation of accounting entries, such as acquisitions, disposals and distributions;
  • Quarterly review of accounting records;
  • Manage the process of preparation of consolidated financial statements by an external service provider for the various top holding companies;
  • Review of reporting packages;
  • Consolidation of reporting packages per investment;
  • Review / preparation of Luxembourg GAAP financial statements;
  • Intercompany reconciliations and regular intercompany settlements where applicable;
  • Working in a team to co-ordinate the (interim) audit process, liaising with local, group and global auditors to ensure that information is provided on a timely basis and that deadlines are met.

     Investor & Bank Reporting

  • Preparation of quarterly cash flow reporting and summary per investment;
  • External debt financial covenants reporting and coordination and preparation of information packages for lending banks;
  • Monitoring of cash management requirements.

    Asset Management & Sales Support

  • Support asset management team with ad hoc financial information / analysis as required;
  • Preparation and monitoring of operating budgets for investments;
  • Liquidity and cash management for investments;
  • Support acquisitions team with financial information as required;
  • Support asset management team with financial information in connection with disposals as required;
  • Liaise with external advisors, such as tax advisors, auditors and legal advisors on structuring issues related to disposals.

     Tax Structuring and Compliance

  • Work with tax advisors to ensure that tax structuring for investments is complied with and that tax opinion are updated where relevant;
  • Ensure that all tax filings are kept up to date for the SPVs;
  • Ensure legal and statutory compliance through liaison with legal advisors.

    General Counsel & Risk

  • Work with General Counsel and Risk Department on internal risk management, specifically as it pertains to the Finance Team and the various work-streams related thereto;
  • Review, improve and/or keep up-to-date with applicable best practices of the companie's internal risk management processes, including periodic comprehensive review of risk-mitigation processes/safeguards within the Finance Team.

     Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives for all financial reporting  processes;
  • Liaison with 3rd party administrators and finance teams across Europe;
  • Ad hoc project work.

     

    THE CANDIDATE PROFILE : 

    The ideal candidate would have  a minimum of  6 years experience post qualification, preferably in Big 4 Real Estate, Investment Management Audit Practice or equivalent experience gained in industry;.

    In addition to being:

  • Graduated with a University degree in Accounting & Finance;
  • Strong technical accounting and consolidation (Lux GAAP) skills are essential;
  • A team player who can produce deliverables of a high quality;
  • Focused on deadlines and timely delivery;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Working knowledge of Luxembourg tax structuring;
  • Structured way of working and analytical thinking;
  • Demonstrated reputation for excellence and achievement;
  • Ability to work independently and to take on additional responsibilities;
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel;
  • Fluent in German and English, any other language would be an advantage.

     

    THE CLIENT :

     Our client is a Real Estate Investment firm

     

    At the final stages of the recruitment process, some of our clients ask the successful candidate to provide supporting documentation such as, for example, copies of diplomas or proof of previous jobs, and a standard criminal record check might also be requested.

     

    “Real Estate fund” or “German native speaker” or “German speaking” or “German speaker” or “German mother tongue” or “German fluent” or “audit” or “accountant”

     

     



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