Job title: Treasury & Accounts Payable Assistant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Real Estate / Private Equity
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 16-03-2023
Job ID: 33159

Job Description

Treasury & Accounts Payable Assistant

Anderson Wise is pleased to introduce this exciting opportunity for a proactive professional with excellent communication skills and a problem-solver mindset to join one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms as a Treasury & Accounts Payable Assistant.

Successful candidates will work under the supervision of the Treasury and AP Lead, in a fast-paced environment and across various teams and stakeholders. The person will assist the Treasury and AP Lead in building strong links with procurement teams, treasury and payments processing counterparts abroad.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a hard-working and ambitious team in Luxembourg, which is an integral part of the global fund operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Luxembourg Treasury and AP Lead for bank account set up for investment level entities.
  • Onboarding of new bank accounts: preparation of bank opening documentation, Multiline agreements, processing and establishing SWIFTnet connections, and all aspects related to ensuring all bank accounts are on boarded completely in a timely manner.
  • Supporting the Luxembourg Treasury and AP Lead in the coordination between banking operations and partnership accounting (PA) teams in Washington DC, the bank and local legal counsel to ensure bank accounts for Luxembourg fund entities for new generation funds are properly set up and onboarded into global treasury processes and entities life management (ELM) system.
  • Working with the Luxembourg Treasury and AP Lead in the management of the Luxembourg Accounts Payable cycle including:
      • liaising with legal teams to ensure the vendor engagement documentation has been input into SAP Ariba and generating vendor requests.
      • Receive and review invoices and other documentation to ensure compliance.
      • Match, sort the invoices and ensure correctly issued (code, verify and process invoices until payment).
      • Take the lead on obtaining invoices approval; follow up on unpaid invoices and on queries from suppliers.
      • Perform callbacks for confirmation of new vendorsdetails.
      • Preparation of wires for payments of invoices and deal transactions.
      • Maintain logs, enter balance account data (generate statistical summary reports as required).
      • Liaise with banks to ensure payments are completed on time, circulating swift messages to the team involved in the transaction.
      • Assist the Treasury Coordinator in relation to the preparation & filing of interim VAT returns.
      • Assist in the preparation of audit circularisation letters & circulating for internal signature
      • Assist the US team in their audit process by providing bank statement supports on deal operations or month-end reporting.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor in Accounting / Finance or similar Degree
  • At least 1 year of experience in a treasury, accounts payable or similar function
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel is required at high level).
  • Fluent in English (French and/or German is a plus)
  • SAP Ariba and/or PeopleSoft experience a plus
  • Experience with Multiline payments system is an advantage.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organisational skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and multi-task a must.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral.
  • Intellectual curiosity / Pro-active in proposing solutions on any issues.
  • Use of common sense and hands-on approach in solving problems.
  • Ability to meet ad-hoc requests from multiple people.
  • Attention to deal and results focused.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.

Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to Agnieszka Parisse agnieszka.parisse@andersonwise.com to be considered for this recruitment process. Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

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