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    Job Description
    TitleSenior Accountant
    Job codeSES0875
    Job posted on30/08/2016 (modified on 14/09/2016)
    LocationBetzdorf
    CountryLuxembourg
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    Senior Accountant

    Ref SES0875
    Region Europe
    Location Luxembourg - Betzdorf
    Company SES
    Category Finance / Accounting
    Position Senior Management
    Published 2016-08-24

     


     

    Context

    The Senior Accountant is part of the accounting team at SES Astra SA. The role focuses on maintaining first class financial records for those companies assigned to him or her.
    Reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services, the Senior Accountant will initially be responsible for seven Dutch entities, but may be asked to provide assistance with other companies, or to take part in the development of back-up arrangements within the team.
    As part of a wider Accounting and Financial Reporting team, the Senior Accountant may also take part in other activities and projects in the Finance department.


    Responsibilities

    • Perform accounting functions as assigned, generally the posting of journal entries and reconciliations to support the monthly general ledger close, and other monthly close procedures

    • Resolve issues arising in the course of performing the assigned accounting duties

    • Work closely with related functions, including Financial Planning & Analysis (monthly closing, policy compliance) , Tax (computation of corporate income taxes), Treasury (cash management), and Support to Sales (revenue recognition) as necessary

    • Respond to business enquiries and to the needs of both internal and external auditors

    • Take part in back-up arrangements for other accountants as required

    • Take part in other Finance projects, for example process and systems improvements, as required
     

    Experience / Qualifications

    • Recognised graduate-level accounting qualification (ACCA preferred)

    • Five plus years of relevant experience

    • Public accounting experience; specifically a combination of large public and corporate accounting experience preferred

    • Up-to-date understanding of relevant IFRS; knowledge of Dutch-GAAP an advantage

    • Intermediate Excel skills required

    • Computer literacy including an ERP System (SAP experience a significant advantage)

    • Fluency in English, with Dutch knowledge an asset

    • Focus on process improvement and best practice implementation

    • Flexible, able to deal with strict deadlines and work under pressure

    • Strong communication and inter-personal skills

    • Ability to work in a well-organised, accurate and reliable manner

    • Solid problem assessment and solving skills

    • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team environment

    • Occasional travel, for example to The Hague (Netherlands), required

     

    Our Offer

    Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    This position reports to

    Manager, Accounting Services (‘MAS’)

    Apply for this Job online

    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com/8233697/job-overview/apply/71363
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease visit our website to apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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