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Financial Controller

The controller is the financial Key partner for the researchers when dealing with the financial backers, from the project submission to the final report, to ensure full funds collection. S/he monitors the construction of the annual budget of the Institute and supports the Management with adequate financial analysis to steer the operations. S/he is the key partner for translating financial information to non-financial partners. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Set up the budget of the projects with the researchers
  • Monitor the adjustments of individual budgets to reflect project management changes
  • Perform tight controlling of the projects to ensure the individual budgets are well respected
  • Report and analyse budget consumption and project forecasts
  • Provide the financial reports to the backers, to ensure funds collection
  • In collaboration with Management, prepare the annual budget of the Institute
  • Act as a business partner to researchers and project managers

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree  (Bac+5) in Finance/ Controlling / Audit
  • 5-year experience in Finance, ideally in the funded research field
  • Proven experience in budgeting
  • Previous experience with an ERP is mandatory
  • Advanced level in Excel
  • Knowledge of EU programs (e.g. H2020) and audit requirements is considered as an asset 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to details
  • Ability to translate financial information towards non-financial colleagues
  • Commitment to meet deadlines with high quality. Capacity to set priorities.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English, intermediate level of French mandatory, Luxembourgish is considered as an asset

Gender Equality

The LIH is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. The LIH is attentive to gender representation among its leadership staff and aims to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment and promotion of female leaders and their career development.

In Short...

  • Contract type :  Permanent contract (CDI)
  • Work hours :  40h/week
  • Location :  rue Thomas Edison 1 A-B - 1445 LUXEMBOURG
  • Start date :  ASAP
  • Ref :  MC/FC0424/AK/ADM 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.