Financial Controller

Posted:

October 2020

Location

Luxembourg

Start Date:

Immediate 

Type of Contract:

Permanent Contract

About MFEX

MFEX is the largest independent fund platform in Europe and Asia, connecting financial institutions and fund managers and operating across multiple jurisdictions through 10 offices worldwide (with main hubs in Luxembourg, Stockholm and Paris).

 

The company offers a complete and state of the art solution for fund trading, fund distribution services, data solutions and compliance & due diligence. MFEX has global market coverage and a total of 260 billion EUR of Assets Under Administration.

 

MFEX is rapidly expanding in the Luxembourg market, due to organic development of its activities as well as recent acquisitions. Currently, a workforce of approximately 70 people is composing its office located by the Gare of Luxembourg.

To support the development of our CSSF regulated legal entity (PSF - Professional du Secteur Financier) in Luxembourg, we are looking for Financial Controller to join our very dynamic organization and set up an manage our local Finance department.

This function is suited to someone with a real motivation to take it to the next level in her/his career, with a sensitive risk approach and a hands-on attitude.

Relying on her/his knowledge of financial analysis, accounting and luxembourg tax and regulatory reporting requirements, she/he will be able to propose creative solutions in a “start-up” working spirit.

The candidate will also work closely with the management of MFEX Luxembourg at all levels and will interact with the Group Finance department.

What You Will Be Responsible For (but not limited to):

The Financial Controller will be responsible for the accounting records and tax & administrative matters of the PSF regulated entity. The focus is on ensuring the correctness and completeness of Financial, Tax, Regulatory and Management reporting and the management of liquidity needs.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

Manage and Control the day to day Tax and Accounting of the PSF, including General Accounting, Liquidity Forecast, Budgeting, VAT, Corporate Tax, etc.

Manage the external invoicing process and accounting of the services provided by the PSF (Trading, Custody, Rebates/Trailer Fees and Data Solutions Services).

Review and understand the contractual arrangements in place for the PSF and ensure that all contractual income and liabilities are recognized in the books appropriately.

Ensure the timely delivery of high-quality reporting to the board of directors, regulatory authorities, Luxembourg administration and to the MFEX Group including:

  • Preparation of Statutory annual Reporting in Lux GAAP and IFRS

  • Preparation of quarterly Management Accounts and presentation to the Board

  • Preparation of Budget and Annual Plan

  • Preparation and filing of Tax reporting

  • Preparation and filing of CSSF regulatory reporting

  • Preparation of liquidity forecast

Prepare financial analysis for the Luxembourg Board / Group management and reconcile key accounts on an ongoing basis.

Manage the Treasury functions (bank relationship, payments approval, cash reconciliation, etc.).

Monitor the PSF Regulatory and Capital requirements.

Manage the Internal and External audit process and develop and maintain strong working relationships with external and internal auditors.

Make recommendations to the board of directors on Financial, Accounting, Tax and Regulatory matters.

Implementation of internal Financial, Accounting, Regulatory improvement and optimization projects.

What You Bring With You

  • Bachelor/Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related field with a proven track record of 10 years within the Luxembourg market on Finance function.

  • Solid knowledge Lux GAAP and IFRS accounting and of Luxembourg regulatory reporting requirements.

  • Excellent analytical and planning skills.

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluent in English and French.

  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential data, work ethics and professional integrity.

  • Positive attitude and team player.

  • Very good command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and of general accounting programs.

 

We Offer:

Competitive salary and benefits package.
Attractive and flexible working environment in a fast-growing international company.

If you are interested, please send your application to: HRLux@mfex.com 
 

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