Company Name: Louis Dreyfus Company | Location: Lyon | Type: Job | Last Date to Apply: 2021-02-27
The challenging environment within a highly skilled team of 6 persons. On top of the quarterly consolidation process, the consolidation team supports the top management in ad-hoc requests. Day-to-day work with different functions (FP&A, Tax, etc.). The Global consolidation team is in charge of producing the Group consolidated financial statements but also prepared the EMEA contribution accounts to the Group and dedicated consolidated financial statements for Swiss scope.
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
Type of Contract : Fixed term contract of 12 months.
Being involved in the quarterly consolidation process, the Junior Consolidation analyst would, among other tasks:
Assist to prepare the EMEA contribution accounts to the Group and the specific consolidated financial statements of Swiss entity; Assist the regional consolidation teams by providing technical assistance on IFRS matters together with the Group Consolidation team, Prepare the Group published consolidated financial statements under IFRS for some specific transversal tasks, using a dedicated software SAP BFC:
Challenge and review the coherence (accuracy and completeness) of the information reported by local and regional teams for specific transversal tasks including Tangible and intangible assets
Ensure the transversal tasks are produced on time, complete, and accurate;
Follow up of consolidation entries, documentation; Answer the external auditor’s requests (twice a year) and prepare audit support schedules and working papers; Perform research on technical accounting issues and prepare IFRS memos:
Analysis of specific financial statements subjects,
Documentation on specific points (IFRS and/or business-related).
3 to 5 years prior work experience in consolidation department or as auditor, ideally in a Big 4 audit firm; IFRS knowledge; Good knowledge of Microsoft tools and financial applications (Magnitude SAP BFC would be a plus).
Strong teamwork skills; Ability to work in a proactive way; Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to be flexible, to adapt to challenging deadlines and business demands; Fluency in English (written and spoken); Demonstrated interests in technical and complex financial accounting matters; Result-oriented and quality-driven.
University master degree in Accounting or Finance with specialization in audit/accounting