Job title: Junior Accountant – Spanish speaker
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Real Estate / Private Equity
Expertise: Accounting & Finance
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Job published: 2022-06-17
Job ID: 32866

Job Description

Junior Accountant – Spanish speaker

Anderson Wise is pleased to introduce this exciting opportunity to join an international Real Estate investment firm in their dynamic office in Luxembourg. You will be part of the Investment Accounting team of a growing Real Estate investor, responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations and compliance of real estate entities and investments (property and holding companies) in Europe.

You will be joining the team responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations and compliance of a large portfolio of the real estate entities and investments (property and holding companies) based in Spain. You will directly report to the Country Finance Manager responsible for the Spanish portfolio.

This Real Estate company with investments all across Europe will offer you a fast growing and stimulating environment with perspectives, as well as a young and international environment with a team of over 20 nationalities!

 

Your responsibilities:

Accounting:

  • Ensure accuracy of all property manager bookings including reconciliation of rental income to rent rolls, review of all service charge costs and income and accurate allocation of non-recoverable property costs
  • Take care of day-to-day accounting including, bank reconciliations, invoice review, monthly accruals, depreciation, etc
  • Take care of all supporting schedules: loan and interest calculations, depreciation and amortization schedules, etc
  • Assist in preparation of periodic VAT returns
  • Ensure accurate recording of all local, IFRS and Group GAAP adjustments
  • Respect periodic closing process timelines
  • Assist with consolidations and sub-consolidations
  • Prepare Lux GAAP stand-alone and consolidated financial statements
  • Provide intercompany reconciliations and regular intercompany settlements where applicable
  • Contribute to the (interim) audit process, ensuring completion on a timely basis

 Cash, Property and Asset Management:

  • Liaise with Treasury team to help ensuring adequate and consistent funding within the different structures
  • Liaise with property managers and review numbers, information provided on a regular basis with finance teams across Europe
  • Perform consistency checks to support providing accurate information
  • Support asset management team with ad hoc financial information / analysis as required
  • Support in monitoring operating budgets, liquidity and cash management for investments

Process and Project Management:

  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives for all financial reporting processes and Yardi enhancements
  • Contribute to projects by performing ad hoc project activities
  • Support and coach more junior accountants as needed

 

Your profile:

  • University degree in Accounting or Finance (CFA, ACCA is an asset)
  • From 1 year of relevant work experience in a similar field in Luxembourg
  • Fluent in English with a very good level of Spanish
  • Real estate and property accounting exposure/experience is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Lux GAAP (IFRS experience considered as an asset)
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, Yardi voyager experience is a plus
  • Dynamic personality with a can-do and hands on attitude
  • Solution oriented approach/problem-solving aptitude
  • Detail orientated with the ability to handle and prioritize a wide variety of situations and challenges
  • Ability to work independently but also be an excellent team player
  • High energy level; exhibits positive attitude, and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to deal efficiently with people at different level of hierarchy

Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to Agnieszka Parisse at agnieszka.parisse@andersonwise.com to be considered for this recruitment process.

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