Head of Accounting (Luxembourg)

Would you like to make your 2021 the beginning of an exciting career journey and take lead on lifting an ambitious finance/accounting team to the next level? Then look no further, as this might be exactly the challenge you are looking for. We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 280 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand. To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly-skilled Head of Accounting, who is able to reinforce our finance/accounting team. You will be reporting to the Head of Finance and be a part of our growing finance function, which supports both internal and external stakeholders with periodic financial and management reporting, financial planning, procurement and regulatory reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable accounting standards
  • Develop, improve, implement and monitor internal controls
  • Continuously improve and control finance/accounting processes
  • Liaise with the Risk department on internal risk management
  • Coordination with the other finance teams and across the bank
  • Leading and coaching a team of currently 5 employees
  • Coordination of external and internal audits

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a demonstrated capability from an applicable role where you have gained 5+ years of experience from the financial services industry. You have an educational background, BSc level as a minimum, within qualified accounting (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) and experience with auditing, accounting and finance. A deep knowledge of IFRS/Lux-GAAP/Bank accounting, reporting and best practices is a requirement. We furthermore expect you to have a strong direct and indirect tax knowledge, including experience with transfer pricing mechanisms and processes. You know the importance of setting directions and show good leadership and are a skilled user of Excel and MS Dynamics 365 Business Central (MS Dynamics NAV) or similar applications. As a person, you are positive and have a strong analytical, quantitative and solution oriented mindset. You are also a knowledge-sharing team-player that cooperates well at all levels of an organization. As Banking Circle is an international company it’s a requirement, that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. If you master other relevant languages it will be an asset. The position will be based at Banking Circles Headquarter in Luxembourg.

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Maybrit Lind from our People Team on Phone +45 53863791. Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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