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Financial controller Luxembourg

Université du Luxembourg

Université du Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg

1 month ago

Financial controller

About the SnT...

SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place

Your Role...

As Financial Controller for the SnT, you will be working in a small team and you will report to the Head of SnT Administration and Support.

Your responsibilities will be to:
• Prepare the budget, forecast and costs follow up for the Centre
• Provide financial support to the relevant stakeholders of the Centre (professors, researchers in charge of budget, project coordinators,)
• Monitor and analyse SnT financial activities
• Design management... reporting and provide financial analysis/reports to various stakeholders to support strategic and operational decisions
• Coordinate project resource planning
• Review HR costs and approve the relevant commitments
• Supervise financial transactions in compliance with various quality requirements
• Initiate and lead improvements of working methods and processes (internally at SnT and in coordination with the university’s Central Finance department)

Your Profile...
• University degree in financial control, finance or accounting
• 7 years or + of relevant work experience in a similar position
• Good knowledge of advanced functions in Excel formulas, queries, Power Pivot Function, etc.
• Relevant knowledge of SAP (FI, CO and MM, BW/BI modules) is an asset
• Excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
• Team player, able to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment, capable of coping with strict deadlines and able to work proactively and independently
• Self-starter, who takes own initiatives and has a high drive and motivation with a positive attitude
• Ability to analyse and synthetise. Rigorous, pragmatic and efficient
• Ability to provide insight in costs development to the Centre’s Director
• Ability to provide periodic financial reporting to Advisory Board, management, budget owners, funding agencies
• Strong interpersonal skills to be able to involve relevant stakeholders (central administration, budget holders in the Centre and other administrative/scientific staff)

Here’s what awaits you at SnT...
• Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
• The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 55 industry partners
• Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more

Find out more about us

In Short...
• Contract Type: Permanent
• Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
• Location: Kirchberg
• Job Reference: UOL05691

How to apply...

Applications should include:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover letter

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

About the University of Luxembourg...

University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide

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