Senior Accountant, Team Leader Senior Accountant, Team Leader …

Schroders Investment Management
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
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Schroders Investment Management
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Schroders Investment Management
Senior Accountant, Team Leader
Senior Accountant,
Team Leader (French entities)

Who we're looking for

The Senior Accountant will report to the European Financial Controller and will work closely in a team of 11 Accountants covering all EU and non EU entities for Schroders Group.
The Senior Accountant, Team Leader will work directly on French entities (FR GAAP) and on our entity in Dubai with a small dedicated team.
The successful candidate will bring extensive knowledge in FR GAAP, Financial/Management Accounting and Tax Accounting to manage the relationships with relevant counterparties in France. She/He also have a proven experience in Team management capability.

About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

What you'll do

  • Manage a small team
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and year-end closings
  • Responsible for the internal reporting to the headquarter in London and to the local offices
  • In charge of external reporting to the regulators
  • Responsible for key controls, reconciliations and adequate documentation
  • Responsible for tax compliance of the own entities
  • Maintain and own the integrity of financial records
  • Providing timely, accurate and business relevant financial commentary and business decision support
  • Act as the liaison point for all third-party matters (auditors, tax consultants etc.)
  • Proactively seek opportunities for process improvements

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • At least 5-7 years accounting, financial or auditing experience (FR GAAP, IFRS)
  • Successful Management experience
  • Strong Excel knowledge is a requirement
  • Experience in the use of a corporate accounting system (e.g. ORACLE, SAP) is a requirement
  • Fluent in English and French, any language skills would be an advantage
  • Focused on quality and timely delivery
  • Demonstrating integrity and accountability
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Well organised
  • Ability to work in a matrix structure
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people from different backgrounds / nationalities
  • Willing to travel occasionally

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

  • A good understanding of tax compliance issues (international VAT, corporate tax, transfer pricing) is an advantage
  • Accounting qualifications (e.g. ACCA, ACA) would be an advantage
  • Experience in the asset management business is an advantage

What you'll be like

  • Good communicator with a Business Partner attitude
  • Strong ownership with an appetite for projects and process improvement

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.