Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : Luxembourg
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J8899
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Alternatives Firm that is looking to bring on a Financial Controller. The business is going through an exciting growth phase and this individual will play a vital role in growing and developing the finance function. The role will work directly with the Head of Finance as a Financial Controller, and will have responsibility for all finance workstreams, oversight for a number of third-party service providers and support the deal management team.

 

THE ROLE:

The right candidate will have ultimate responsibility for all financial related functions of the business and a strong understanding of Tax Structuring in Alternative Investments. This individual will be responsible for oversight of controls for a dedicated number of Luxembourg domiciled funds. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of accurate legal step plan and tax structuring deck made available by the advisors or others and be in a position to illustrate the transaction to Team leaders and colleagues.

  • Oversight of Transactional activity and support of the investment team

  • Oversight of all the correspondence, discussions calls in relation to the Luxembourg responsibilities of the transaction.

  • Prepare and review the legal documentation regarding the movements on capital and financial instruments during for each fund and the documentation relating to the approval of the financial statements

  • Responsible for the execution of the Luxembourg responsibilities of the transaction and proactively including: review of the legal documentation; implementation of the tax structure; any cash flow for Luxembourg Entity; accounting agents, auditors, tax advisors for any finance and accounting information needed for the correct execution of the transaction.

  • Oversight of Finance Responsibilities: Accounting and financial statements, Consolidated financial statements, Corporate tax returns, VAT returns, Tax filings if applicable

 

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)

  • Minimum 6 Years’ experience in big 4, or a similar company, or an Investment Manager

  • Technical knowledge in tax compliance

  • Technical knowledge on tax structuring and knowledgeable about Anti-Tax regulations

  • Advanced Excel skills and database applications is preferred. 

  • Experience of effecting change and identifying efficiencies on different internal processes.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to effectively summarize findings, and clear communication both verbally and in writing to internal audiences and external clients.

  • Detail-oriented and highly motivated.

  • Ability to work effectively to meet multiple tight deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders including other business lines and corporate functions across the organisation with a range of related third parties.