Corporate Accounts Assistant, M&G Luxembourg

M&G Investments

We are not your average financial services firm and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.

About M&G Luxembourg S.A. & M&G International Investments S.A.

M&G Group has had a presence in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg since 2002. The business comprises a Super Management Company ("Super ManCo"), which today manages M&G's EU domiciled Real Estate funds only, but in future will be responsible for managing all of M&G's EU domiciled products and services across a wide range of asset classes; and a separate Luxembourg based Distribution firm ("PFS") which will be appointed by the Super ManCo as distributor of funds and services via a network of European branches.

Purpose

To assist with the accounting operations and financial control for two M&G Luxembourg entities. The role focuses on accounting entries, accounts payable function and financial controls, working within a small Finance team in Luxembourg and with contact with the wider M&G Group finance teams.

* To carry out the tasks of the accounts payable function: Processing purchase invoices, processing employee expense claims, processing credit card expenses, ensuring correct sign offs and authorities are completed for any expenditure, preparing bank payment instructions, preparing journals and uploads to Sun systems
* Make accounting entries for payroll and bank postings
* Assist with post month-end balance sheet reconciliations and P&L analysis as part of the team's monthly financial control protocol
* Reconcile and settle inter-company balances (in co-ordination with wider M&G Finance function)
* Provide accounting administration support for the Real Estate SPVs
* Review and development of processes and procedures to accommodate business changes.
* Build an understanding of the relationship between the Lux entities and the wider M&G Group.
* Build relationships and strong communication channels with the wider M&G Finance function.
* Assist Accountant and Finance Manager with statutory and regulatory reporting tasks examples of which could include monthly results analysis, regulatory returns, VAT returns as required.
* Ad hoc departmental tasks

This function's roles are ideally suited to someone who can demonstrate:

CORE

* Part qualified accountant
* Working knowledge of accounting standards (Lux GAAP and IFRS)
* Excellent attention to detail
* Good communication skills
* Build good relationships internally and externally
* A flexible and adaptable approach
* Effective analytical skills
* Build good relationships internally and externally
* Ideally bi-lingual to include English plus either French or German.
* Effective problem solving skills

REGULATORY

* Work toward achieving professional qualification
* Has good technical ability

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.

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