ACCOUNTING EXPERT

Job Details

MANPOWER Luxembourg SA recruits for one of its clients :

Accounting expert (m/f)
(12-month mission)

Key responsibilities:

About your Accounting and Finance responsibilities:
• You manage all aspects of accounting and financial reporting of the subsidiaries in your market in accordance with IFRS and local GAAP in order to meet local statutory and group reporting requirements.
• You collaborate closely with the Job Cost Accountant in order to manage the capitalisation process and depreciation and amortisation expenses.
• You support the execution of mergers, acquisitions and the integration as necessary.
• You ensure delivery of management reporting.
• You ensure the preparations of annual (local statutory) accounts.
• You ensure the preparations of budgets.
• You ensure that all tax declarations and tax compliance activities are met in close collaboration with the Tax department.
• You ensure banking and treasury activities.
• You ensure payroll accounting of your market and reconciliation.

About your process and systems responsibilities:
• You implement procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and procedures for all business cycles in accordance with the company’s standards.
• You implement the roll out of various control systems in your market(s).
• You contribute to European projects: systems, integration of new entities, IFRS migration, maintenance of policies and procedures.
• You support the Accounting Manager with special projects and workflow process improvements.
• You ensure the application of and compliance with control processes.

About your people responsibilities:
• You assist in managing the local AR Accounting team to deliver timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting services.
• You collaborate with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
• You advise team members regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
• You provide training to new and existing staff as needed.

Qualifications:

• You have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
• You have several years of experience in Accounting.
• Experience in the Services or Retail sector is required.
• Experience with IFRS and local GAAP is required.
• Experience in CRM/ERP migration projects (with focus on UAT, acting as key user/trainer).
• You are fluent in English and French. Good German language skills are considered a strong asset. Any other market’s language is considered a plus.
• You have a working knowledge of Microsoft applications and an advanced level in Excel.

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