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Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution. 

The Luxembourg Office, with around 100 Lawyers, 10 Partners and 50 Business Services, has been a leading and respected player in the Luxembourg legal services market. 


Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in the support functions that underpin its business operations. By joining us in Business Services, you will help us to innovate in the way we deliver our services and enable us to run a successful multinational business that never stands still.  Business Services are integral to the running of the firm and are critical to its success. The Luxembourg office having grown consequently over the years, we want to reinforce our Billing and Finance team with a new team member.


ROLE


The successful candidate will join a multicultural and dedicated team of 6 members. As a versatile accountant, this new role will consist in creating the link between the Accounts Payable and General Ledger accountants, dealing with general accounting and accounts payable daily activities. 

 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly closings;
  • Actively participate in all regular accounting processes such as A/P (accounts payable, check and approve invoices and perform reconciliation) and journal entries to ensure all business transactions  are recorded effectively;
  • Assist with the review expenses, payroll records, payment batch, etc.;
  • Follow-up and reconcile monthly Inter-office transactions liaising with other Clifford Chance  offices within the network; Maintain financial robustness by ensuring internal controls are performed appropriately;
  • Prepare financial reports on an ad-hoc basis by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and KPI';
  • Participate in Clifford Chance local and international working groups to further improve our processes.

PROFILE

Education & Experience
  • A degree in accounting or a related field;
  • Experience in a similar role within a professional services firm (Big4, law firm, etc.) would be considered as an asset.

Language & IT Skills
  • Fluency in French and good command of English; 
  • Strong command of MS Outlook, Excel and Word. 

Soft Skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Enthusiastic, positive and proactive attitude with pragmatic and hands-on approach;
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated service orientation;
  • Team-player.

WHAT WE OFFER


In this position, you will have the possibility to develop your competencies in Accounting and Management Accounting and have a complete overview of the activities of a Finance department. You will have regular interactions with other business services staff of the Luxembourg office, as well as Finance & Billing colleagues throughout the Clifford Chance network. You will be encouraged to develop your skills in process optimisation and will be able to attend several trainings.


Interested? Please upload your complete application online in English or French  (CV and cover letter).

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