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Financial Controller– International conglomerate

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Our client is part of a Global conglomerate with its roots in the USA and is listed on the NYSE. The Luxembourg management entity undertakes the financing and holding company financial and fiscal management of the entities. This is a leadership mandate and will take ultimate responsibility for up to 10 Luxembourg financial legal entities. Leading the corporate finance and entity reporting function by building trust, maintaining communication across the business. This is a broad role that will be responsible for a range of periodic activities as well as automisation projects and ad-hoc management matters. In parallel to the core function, the incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of the local business; from local HR matters to general IT and facilities. This is therefore a truly multi-tasked role requiring someone with a broad range of experiences and professional maturity. The Role Financial Controllership: – Lead and support the finance team members – Manage general ledger and closing process – Financial accounting, including accounts payable, bank transactions, public debts, month and year-end closings, financial controls – Monitor the subsidiaries valuation process and produce financial statements and interim accounts – Reporting to Corporate Accounting Management and Board of Directors. – Regulatory reporting – BCL – and tax reporting – monthly and annual VAT returns, corporate income tax returns. – Comply with internal policies, regulations and best practices. Update the local procedures. – Work closely with auditors to complete external and internal audits – Financial Planning and Analyses, including budgeting and forecasting and explanations for variances to budget – Validate and supervise the booking of bank accounts, public debt, commercial paper, financial instruments journals – Participate in internal and global ad hoc projects to ensure processes alignment across the group – Manage month, quarter and annual closing process. Manage regulatory reporting – Prepare the annual accounts and manage the valuation process – Manage income tax, VAT (3 entities), NWT and withholding tax – Prepare the budget and analyses variances Office, HR, IT and Facilities: – Ensures the office is properly maintained and equipped, liaises external suppliers – Acts as the local point of contact for HR (HR based in the Netherlands) receiving tax cards, sickness certificates, maintaining the employee files (physical and electronic), payroll audit. Ensures internal documents are provided by HR (vacation reports, information memos) – Liaises with IT (in Belgium) to ensure all equipment works, coordinates with IT their venues in case of assistance (every 1 to 3 months) The Profile – As strong experience in a similar mandate – most likely for an international group. – Likely possessing a professional accounting qualification: ACCA, CPA or equivalent – +/- 10 years of proven experience and increasing responsibility in accounting/Finance and in process management and improvement – Excellent leadership skills: builds effective teams by creating trust – Good understanding of multicultural working environments. – Experience of new accounting and controls systems implementations – Good SAP knowledge – Strong knowledge of Lux GAAP and US GAAP – Highly motivated, excellent communication skills, organized, able to work with minimal supervision, results oriented, energetic, dynamic individual with hands-on mentality. – Advanced analytical skills and ability to get into the details, while seeing and understanding the big picture. – Demonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities and projects – prioritisation of competing deadlines, planning and delegation – Ideally have knowledge of: Concur, OneStream, HFM and local reporting and filing systems and applications Greenfield is a leading Luxembourg based Recruitment and Executive Search Consultancy and has been selected exclusively to fulfil this mandate. If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss other roles that we are currently …

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