Team Leader - Financial Accounting (M/F) Team Leader - Financial Accounting (M/F) …

Schroders Investment Management
à Luxembourg
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 18 nov. 21
Schroders Investment Management
à Luxembourg
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 18 nov. 21
Schroders Investment Management
Team Leader - Financial Accounting (M/F)
Team Leader - Financial Accounting (M/F)

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.

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 5,000 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
  • 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

What we offer
  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Dynamic and collaborative multinational team
  • Opportunity to engage in high visibility projects and process improvement across multiple locations
  • Challenging working environment
  • Personal and professional development opportunities to grow further in your career

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin,sexual orientation, religious belief or age is.

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