For one of our clients, (European Institution), we are looking, for:
Accountant, English C1 minimum, (m/f/d):
Temporary assignment-initial contract of two months, can be renewed.
Full time (remote working arrangements can be envisaged
The Financial Control Division is composed of four Units:
The Financial Operations Unit, mainly responsible for settling the transactions
The Financial Reporting Unit, mainly responsible for managing various financial reporting matters in connection with the EIF activity;
The Liquidity Management Unit, mainly responsible for managing the liquidity and the treasury portfolios of EIF and the mandates managed by EIF.
The Financial Accounting Unit.
As part of the Financial Control Division, the Financial Accounting Unit is mainly responsible for the bookkeeping.
You will work under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Unit – Financial Accounting who reports to the Head of Division - Financial Control. Working as part of a team you will cooperate closely with other relevant services inside the institution as well as external auditors.
At a level commensurate with your experience and seniority you will mainly:
Ensure accuracy, completeness and reliability of financial data;
Be responsible for bookkeeping in relation to products across EIF and the mandates managed by EIF on behalf of a mandator;
Maintain financial accounts, journals, ledgers and other records within automated or manual systems as well as supporting documentation files;
Contribute to the regular update of the accounting ledgers;
Handle requests for information and ensure effective delivery
Liaise, when necessary, with EIF's services and external auditors;
Maintain high level of accounting standards in the field of EIF's activities;
Contribute to the definition, maintenance and further improvement of the Financial Accounting Unit’s procedures;
Identify problematic transactions and irregularities in related accounts and resolve problems in a timely and effective manner;
Provide assistance to external auditors, organize and follow up of audits;
Actively contribute to knowledge sharing within the team.
University qualification, preferably at post-graduate level, in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or similar.
Additional professional qualifications would be a considered an asset;
At least three (3) years of post-graduation (after having obtained your initial university diploma) relevant professional experience at the same level of responsibility in accounting, preferably gained in a multinational organization, an international and reputable accounting/audit institution or in the banking sector;
Knowledge of different accounting frameworks such as IFRS, IPSAS, Accounting rules adopted by the European Union as well as of any national accounting framework such as Luxembourg Accounting Principles would be considered an advantage;
Knowledge of the financial instruments and products offered by EIF would be considered a plus;
Knowledge of People Soft and Business Objects, or any other similar, would be considered an asset;
Understanding of EIF's mission, procedures, organization and activities would be an advantage;
Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of French and/or other EU languages would be an advantage.
· Strong team player;
· Good analytical and written skills;
· Attention to detail and precision;
· Excellent inter-personal skills;
· Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize;
· Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines, whilst maintaining high quality work;
· Flexibility and adaptability to work demands;
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
· Proven ability to work in multicultural environment.
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