Head of Finance

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Skills required
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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The European Depositary Bank (EDB) is a provider of Banking, Depositary and Custody services within the Apex Group Ltd, a global financial services provider with 3,000 staff across 40+ offices globally. We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do.

Every employee plays a part in making our company who we are today and the more that we grow, the more important that becomes. Whatever your career path or specialism we provide, together with our owner the Apex Group Ltd, a global platform to allow you to thrive.

The successful applicant will be responsible for Finance of EDB reporting to the Group Controller and to local management.

Job specification:

  • Technical, personnel and operational management for the Accounting & Financial Reporting Department (Accounting; Supervisory Regulatory Reporting, Participations and Domiciliation)
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, balance sheet, income statements and notes in accordance with the Lux Gaap/ HGB/ IFRS accounting standards
  • Reporting to the regulatory authorities in Luxembourg (IFRS accounting)
  • Responsible for the timely submission of monthly results to the wider group finance department under IFRS along with other ad hoc requests
  • Preparation of ad-hoc disclosures to the supervisory authorities in consultation with the management board
  • Be the main contact for questions regarding accounting and valuation issues, VAT questions
  • Act as contact person for shareholders, auditors, tax consultants and supervisory authorities
  • Securing the bookkeeping of subsidiaries
  • External and internal reporting including target-performance comparison
  • Participation in the optimization of the bank’s balance sheet and income statement
  • Supply, processing, storage and forwarding of planning information to the bank’s decision makers for the bank’s multi-year planning, capital planning, budget balance sheet, derivation of P&L planning from inventory figures, planning premises, group planning form
  • Execution of special analyses and tasks for the Executive Board
  • Supervisory Board member for subsidiaries
  • University degree in accounting, business or finance;
  • 10+ years in the Financial Services industry in a comparable position;
  • Accounting under IFRS, Balance Sheet and Capital Management;
  • Strong digital affinity and having digitised finance processes before;
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills;
  • Excellent English language skills and good command in German and/or French;
  • Excellent IT skills, e.g. Prophix, Financial Force, Blackline are an asset.
  • An interesting and broad field of activities within a successfully growing company;
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience;
  • Training and development opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to Astrid Mayrhofer (Head of HR Luxembourg): [email protected] .

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What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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