Team Leader - Financial Accounting

Team Leader - Financial Accounting

Schroders

Luxembourg

Who we’re looking for

The Team Leader - Financial Accounting will be part of the Continental European Financial Control & Accounting Team.

The successful candidate will bring solid technical knowledge in Financial Accounting (especially IFRS accounting) as well as leadership skills to manage the Financial Accounting Team.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and year-end closing processes for Continental European entities (Luxembourg, Nordics, Germany, Italy, France, etc)
  • Responsible for the internal reporting and disclosures to the headquarter in London
  • Responsible for key controls, reconciliations and adequate documentation
  • Maintain and own the integrity of financial records
  • Coordinate and maintain the relationship with external local accountants
  • Being involved in ad-hoc financial projects as necessary
  • Proactively seek opportunities for process improvements
  • Manage a team of 5 Financial Accountants

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • At least 5 years accounting, financial or auditing experience post qualification (degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance)
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles (Accounting qualifications (e.g. ACCA, ACA) would be an advantage)
  • Demonstrated experience with general ledger functions and month-end closure process
  • Excellent accounting software user skills (e. g. ORACLE, HFM)
  • Good level of Excel knowledge
  • Focused on quality and timely delivery
  • Demonstrating integrity and accountability
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Great leadership skills combined with excellent communication skills, creativity, interpersonal skills, positivity and responsibility
  • Well organised with hands-on problem solving attitude
  • Ability to work in a matrix structure
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people from different backgrounds / nationalities
  • Fluent in English, any other European language skills would be an advantage (French, German or Italian)
  • Willing to travel occasionally
  • The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • Experience in tax, good understanding of VAT matters
  • Strong analytical skills with high affinity with numbers
  • Good business sense
  • Creativity and ability to analyse problems from new angles and provide optimised solutions

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