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FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM (M/F)

  • Job Title: FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM (M/F)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Start Date: 10-01-2020
  • Reference: JO0000003910
  • Contact Name: MARIELLE VANWAARBEEK
  • Contact Email: marielle.vanwaarbeek@dorecruit.com
  • Job published: 10 January 2020

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM (M/F)

 

THE JOB :

The Financial Controller will be assigned to the financial control for the whole PE Group, meaning the overviewing of the tasks performed by the accounting team composed of 8 people and located in Luxembourg and Paris under the supervision of the Chief Finance Officer. She/He will have excellent written and oral communication skills and enjoy working as part of a smaller team.

The main responsibilities:

  • Active participant to the business plan process for management companies and service company;
  • Analysis of discrepancies between actuals and forecasts;
  • Maintaining cash flow forecasts;
  • Computation of administrative fees recharges;
  • Control and supervision of fund accounting and fund administration tasks for several fund vehicles (French, UK and Luxembourg) performed by a team of 3 persons;
  • Control and supervision of accounting and tax tasks for several Luxembourg SPVs and GPs;
  • Control and supervision of accounting and tax tasks for two management companies (one UK company and one French Company), including supervision of monthly management accounts production and regulatory returns filing
  • Control and supervision of the preparation of year-end statutory and consolidated accounts;
  • Preparing year-end files and liaising with auditors (at year-end and for interim profit reviews in the year);
  • Producing and filing regulatory returns;
  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns;
  • Liaising with outsourced tax compliance providers;

 

THE CANDIDATE PROFILE : 

  • At least 10 years’ experience within the private equity sector or the fund industry (mandatory);
  • Excellent knowledge of UK accounting standards and UK reporting obligations (Pillar 3, ICCAP…);
  • Familiar with working in a multi-currency and multinational environment;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • In addition to French, candidate must have an excellent knowledge of the English language (oral and writing);
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office, particularly Excel (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Sage would be a plus;
  • Ability to build and develop relationships with internal/external stakeholders as well as previous experience working with auditors;
  • Good attention to detail and reaching high-level quality standards is your main goal (mandatory);
  • Well organized, solution driven and proactive;
  • You work with flexibility and are a strong team player.

 

THE CLIENT :

Our client is a private equity firm

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