Job » Luxembourg Institute of Health

Senior Accountant

In the context of succession planning, the LIH is looking to recruit for the Finance department, a Lux Gaap Senior Accountant, she/he should have in-depth knowledge of the following areas:

  • Accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll accounting
  • Fixed-assets and grants
  • VAT
  • Perfect knowledge of LUX Gaap accounting principles
  • Complex Analytical Accounting
  • Cash Management

Key Accountabilities

The Senior Accountant will initially manage:

  • Customers invoicing based on contracts
  • Prepaid charges
  • Analytical maintenance of the Institute accounts
  • Supervision of primary accounting entries
  • Preparation of VAT declarations
  • Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of legal reporting
  • Preparation of the annual accounts of the Institute

The Senior Accountant will also be:

  • The point of contact for projects and statutory audits falling within their area of responsibility

The Senior Accountant will provided backup for:

  • Management of fixed assets
  • Accounting and reconciliation of salaries/timesheets
  • Cash management
  • Invoicing for customers and suppliers

Succession planning :
In a second phase, the Senior Accountant will be required to take on additional responsibilities such as overseeing analytical accounting, ad-hoc projects (ERP), and supervising the activities of the accounting team.

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Higher education in accounting (Bac+3)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Luxembourg, ideally within a public institution
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex general and analytical accounting
  • Excellent command of accounting standards and principles, as well as VAT
  • Familiar with one or more management software (ERP)
  • Initial experience in team management
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, especially Excel (advanced level)
  • You are autonomous, methodical, and rigorous
  • Good deadline management
  • You are curious and proactive
  • You enjoy working in a team and willingly help your colleagues
  • Flexible, you adapt your schedule according to the needs of the service
  • Language skills: Perfect command of French and English, both orally and in writing.

In Short...

  • Contract type :  Permanent contract (CDI)
  • Location :  rue Thomas Edison 1 A-B - 1445 LUXEMBOURG
  • Ref :  JA/LGSA0524/NB/FIN

How to apply

Applications including a letter detailing your motivation and a curriculum vitae should be sent through our website via the apply button below.

Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page.

Applications by email will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.