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The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Financial Control Directorate (FC) – Financial Reporting and Accounting Department (FRA) – Financial Reporting Division at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:
Reporting and Accounting Officers
This is a campaign for several full time positions at grade 4/5
The term of these contracts will be up to 4 years;
Panel interviews are anticipated for beginning of/mid July.
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,
with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
As the Reporting and Accounting Officer, you will evaluate the introduction of new accounting regulations (EUGAAP and IFRS) to formulate recommendations on their impact on the accounting policies and financial reports within the EIB Group. You will carry out the analytical review of sections of accounting and financial reports in order to detect any anomaly/inaccuracy. Moreover, you will be in charge to perform accounting and technical analysis in cooperation with other Bank’s services (Front, Back, IT, Risk…).
As the Reporting and Accounting Officer, you will work within the Financial Reporting Division in autonomy, but as well in close cooperation with the entire Department and other services inside and outside the EIB Group.
Specific post Environment
You will operate within the Financial Reporting Division in the Financial Control Directorate, you will be mainly responsible for publishing, internally and externally, the accounts, the consolidation of the EIB Group accounts under EU accounting directives and IFRS and the financial control function.
As this is a campaign for several reporting and accounting officers, some of the profiles will be more specialised and require in depth knowledge and experience in:
Lending products accounting;
IFRS and particularly the implementation of IFRS 9;
Valuation of financial instruments with a strong financial quantitative background.
Hold responsibility for executing accounting and control processes in order to ensure the accurate and timely production of the financial statements and other financial reports in compliance with the relevant EU directives and the International Financial Reporting Standards;
Contribute to the communication of accounting related strategies, policies and procedures throughout the organisation;
Follow up in-depth the latest developments in IFRS and European Directives on accounting standards relevant to the EIB, as well as more generally stay abreast of best practice in the accounting and financial regulatory area;
Maintain external and internal relations relating to financial accounting.
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).