Accountant, M&G Luxembourg

About M&G Luxembourg S.A. & M&G International Investments S.A.

M&G Group has had a presence in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg since 2002. The business comprises a Super Management Company ("Super ManCo"), which today manages M&G's EU domiciled Real Estate funds only, but in future will be responsible for managing all of M&G's EU domiciled products and services across a wide range of asset classes; and a separate Luxembourg based Distribution firm ("PFS") which will be appointed by the Super ManCo as distributor of funds and services via a network of European branches.

Purpose

We are looking for a Regulatory and Statutory Accountant to be based in our Luxembourg Office.

Responsible for the oversight and production of financial regulatory compliance for two M&G Luxembourg entities. The role focuses on regulatory requirements and assists with other key financial tasks, working closely with the wider M&G Group finance teams, ensuring relationships and high service levels are maintained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the preparation of regular and annual regulatory returns is in line with Local regulatory requirements
  • Play a lead role in the production of ICAAP requirements for the Lux MiFID entity
  • Maintain the relationship with third party providers to assist M&G with regulatory understanding and compliance.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns and input to CIT returns working closely with M&G Group tax team
  • Provide treasury function for the Lux entities overseeing cash balances and movements working closely with M&G Group Treasury and banking function and in compliance with M&G Group policies
  • Support on-line banking access rights and administration
  • Provide regulatory information for financial reporting to the board meetings
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting in line with all corporate guidelines and requests, including Tax, Treasury, Audit and External regulators, and working with the Corporate Secretarial function
  • Assist and support statutory audit and audits for profit verification when required.
  • Ensure adequate information is received from third parties to meet the disclosure requirements of the entities
  • Supervision of financial administrator where required
  • Build an understanding of finance statutory reporting and analysis in order to provide cover for this work
  • Oversight of accounting administration for Real Estate SPVs
  • Review and development of processes and procedures to accommodate business changes.
  • Build an understanding of the relationship between the Lux entities and the wider M&G Group
  • Co-ordinate filings and work closely with M&G Compliance teams.
  • Build relationships and strong communication channels with the wider M&G Finance function.

Requirements

This function's roles are ideally suited to someone who can demonstrate:

CORE

  • Excellent knowledge of the asset management industry and regulatory environment
  • Qualified accountant with financial reporting experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting standards (Lux GAAP and IFRS)
  • Ability to lead and drive change forward
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Build good relationships internally and externally
  • A flexible and adaptable approach
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Ideally bi-lingual to include English plus either French or German.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Effective problem solving skills

REGULATORY

  • Maintain own professional competence
  • Has good technical ability

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.

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