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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant 
Location: Luxembourg
Department: Finance
Employment Type: Full Time
To Apply: Please email a covering letter and your CV (stating the position you are applying for) to: recruitment@lasalle.com

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Team Overview:

LaSalle’s Luxembourg office was established in 1999 and is composed of 14 people in total as of June 2017, with a mixture legal, accounting and administration professionals.  The office provides accounting, legal, company secretarial and regulatory services for a number of LaSalle funds and international separate account clients.  The Luxembourg team works side-by-side with LaSalle’s fund management and finance teams across America, Europe and Asia.

 

Role and Accountabilities:

LaSalle are looking to recruit an account to support the finance team.  The real estate accountant will work across a number of LaSalle clients, which may be changed from time-to-time depending on the requirements of the business. The principal responsibilities will be:

  • Bookkeeping for a portfolio of Luxembourg companies across several LaSalle funds and separate account mandates
  • Reporting (quarterly and annually) under Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS
  • Production of stand-alone management accounts and financial statements
  • When required, production of other bespoke financial information from time to time, including debt covenant reporting, cash flow forecasts and budgets
  • Liaise with auditors and provide all supporting information, files and explanations
  • Preparing and providing information for tax advisors as required, including responding to queries
  • Management of other external service providers
  • Assist in the process of liquidations

 

The position will report to the Finance Manager, Luxembourg.  

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Fluent in English and French
  • Knowledge in Lux GAAP and real estate accounting
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP would be an asset
  • Strong work ethic and positive 'can-do' attitude with ability to meet deadlines and take initiative
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Like to work in a small environment within a large international organization
  • The role involves working with teams across the LaSalle network and some European travel may be required.

 

LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community