Accountant (Luxembourg)
Accountant (Luxembourg)
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For our client, a high end pharmaceutical company in Luxembourg we are looking for a


The primary focus on this role is to manage the day-to-day bookkeeping and reporting
(including direct and indirect tax) requirements for our client’s eight Luxembourg entities
as well as oversight of the company’s statutory accounts process for the Luxembourg, Irish
and other European entities of our client. This role will also support the Sr F&A
Manager/Director of FP&A on month end and year-end audit work. This role will act as an
expert on Technical Accounting matters for all of the Luxembourg & Irish Subsidiary
accounts and collaborate with the US technical & Accounting/ Consolidation teams,
working to ensure all Luxembourg , Irish and International, legal and tax compliance
responsibilities of our client are met.

Scope of Authority: Fulfill the Statutory and Financial Reporting requirements of our client’
s European entities. Manage and lead the Statutory accounts preparation process to sign
off by the Board of Directors.

Key accountabilities
Corporate & Statutory Reporting/Tax Provision
    Lead and coordinate International Statutory reporting. Ensure compliance with
    applicable corporate and statutory reporting timelines and obligations, including
    VAT reporting and statutory filings. Assist with the year-end audit process with
    Endo’s External auditors. Responsible for preparation of the bridge between IFRS,
    Statutory and US GAAP Financials, acting as the Technical Accounting expert on
    IFRS  GAAP with the US Consolidation team. Assist in the preparation of transfer
    pricing documentation working papers. Preparation and support for International
    Tax provisions for all Irish, Luxembourgian and other European legal entities.

Monthly Close
    Review and recording of financial events and transactions in accordance with
    company policy and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Provide
    functional support from a statutory accounting perspective for business
    transactions. Assist in the month end close process to ensure Corporate time-lines
    are met for all responsible entities. Review the recording of finance step-plans and
    transactions in accordance with company policy and generally accepted
    accounting principles (GAAP). Responsible for submission of indirect tax returns (e.
    g. VAT)

Planning/ Forecasting
    Responsible for the development of the Annual Statutory Accounts time-table with
    Corporate Accounting, external auditors and tax team to ensure all deadlines are

Business Partner & Team Player
    Work closely with Technical Accounting, General Accounting, Tax and Financial
    Reporting teams to ensure accurate accounting and financial reporting. Develop
    and maintain trusted relationship with business partners, while providing thoughtful
    and candid insights into key business matters. Ability and desire to foster
    interpersonal relationships and collaborate in a small corporate environment,
    working cross-functionally to achieve the best outcomes for the company.

Financial Analysis
    Work directly with Consolidation and Tax teams to provide various forms of
    financial analysis in support of technical accounting decision-making. Provide
    analysis and decision support for initiatives as they arise.  

Education & Experience
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7+ years’ work experience in finance, tax, accounting or auditing (Big 4 or public
    accounting experience a plus).
  • CPA (Chartered Accountant) and/or advanced degree this is an asset however not
  • Experience with Technical Accounting and Luxembourg Statutory Accounts
    preparation preferred.  
  • Must be able to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced and
    evolving environment.

  • Luxembourg/ Irish* Statutory Accounts.
  • Luxembourg/ Irish* VAT requirements and obligations.
  • Luxembourg/ Irish *Tax qualification.
  • Advanced Technical Accounting knowledge, IFRS, Companies Act and
    Irish/Lux/US GAAP.
  • please note “Irish” requirement is a plus not mandatory

Skills & Abilities
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills.
  • Must be able to deal with ambiguity and handle multiple tasks/priorities.
  • Proficient user of entire MS Office suite.
  • Prior experience with SAP and OneStream (or other equivalent software) a plus.
  • Must possess a solid understanding of Companies Act, IFRS & US GAAP.

Physical Requirements
  • Travel required approximately 10-20%.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV outlining your interest in the
role via e-mail to, we will respond within 24 hrs. You can also
contact Brigitte Welters LL.M at +31(0)641950252 or at