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Northern Trust
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Northern Trust
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Northern Trust
Legal Entity Controller
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

Northern Trust proudly cultivates a diverse workforce, to serve our diverse client base. We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company. We encourage applications from the best regardless of ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religion.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
1. Oversees the financial reporting processes for banking and non-banking entities including the month-end and year-end closing processes
2. Oversees the production and accuracy of the regulatory & statistical reporting to be filed with the CSSF and the BCL - acts as the main interface to the EMEA regulatory reporting team based in London and in Ireland
3. Owns the production and accuracy of the bank's financial statements in Lux GAAP and acts as the main liaison to the Accounting Policy team in Chicago and the external auditors in Luxembourg; also owns the financial contribution to the Long Form Report
4. Actively contributes to the ICAAP, ILAAP and recovery processes for the bank in Luxembourg
5. Owns the production and accuracy of the monthly financial reporting to the Executive Committee and of the quarterly financial reporting to the Board of Directors
6. Supports and oversees the VAT and tax processes for all legal entities and acts as the main point of contact to the EMEA Tax team

Qualifications

The successful candidate will benefit from having:
1. Lux GAAP and IFRS expertise are required; US GAAP knowledge is a plus
2. ACCA or CPA qualifications are a must
3. Experience, preferably in a bank or in external audit of banks
4. Excellent knowledge and understanding of Luxembourg regulation applicable to credit institutions
5. Excellent oral and written communication skills both in French and in English
6. Ability to manage and work with teams remotely
7. Ability to work independently, 'self-starter'
8. Excellent organisation and time management skills
9. Peoplesoft and TM1 knowledge are a plus

About Northern Trust
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of March 31,2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.9 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$122 billion in banking assets

As Northern Trust is a financial organisation; all new employees will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

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