We are recruiting for the Luxembourg entity of our client – Shurgard - which is the largest developer, owner and operator of self-storage in Europe with more than 750 employees and a total of over 250 self-storage centres in 7 European countries (France, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany and Denmark). The success of this large company lies in its engagement to bring peace of mind to its customers in times of big changes as well as providing quality services meeting their needs. In order to support their activity growth, we are currently looking for a: Junior Accountant (m/f/d).
LET’S TALK ABOUT YOU!
What motivates you in your professional life? Easy! You are looking for a solid employer who is constantly growing. A company that rewards and recognizes your talent and enthusiasm. You want great team spirit and the right work-life balance. Another important thing is being able to develop your skills through deep and on the job training and intelligent coaching that matches your personality.
LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR PROFILE!
# You are a young graduate or have 1 to 2 years of experience in Accounting.
# You are fluent in French with a professional working proficiency in English. Good German language skills are considered a strong asset. Any other market’s language is considered a plus.
# You have a working knowledge of Microsoft applications and an advanced level in Excel.
And colleagues? Well, they are very important to you too. You like sharing and collaborating. You want to contribute to a fun and constructive work climate. And needless to say you love to learn and to develop your knowledge and skills.
If so... then this offer is probably made for you!
LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES!
# You assist in the company’s accounts receivable process (recording the customer payments, preparing payments).
# You assist in the preparation of the reconciliation files (e.g. cash in transit, suspense accounts).
# You prepare general ledger operations and journal entries.
# You assist with monthly closings (e.g. accruals, prepaid expenses).
# You assist with accounts payable (e.g. coding of invoices, review AP balances).
# You assist with the preparation of the internal and external audit process.
# You organize and follow up the archives of the accounting department.
LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR SKILLS!
# You understand the company strategy and the strategic context of own work.
# You show flexibility and are open to change.
# You have a problem-solver attitude.
# You actively seek opportunities for self-development and learning.
# You recognize commercial opportunities in own work as they arise.
# You are aware of the customer’s needs (internal or external), put them first in own work.
# You show awareness of and commitment to business performance targets in own job.
# You show market and business awareness in own work/own immediate area.
# You express yourself clearly and professionally, can influence customers using the available tools.
# You prioritize own tasks, complete work to deadlines and work independently.
# You work effectively as a team member.
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE JOB!
You report to the Accounting Supervisor and will assist the Accounting Supervisor by performing accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounting transactions including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the Accounting Supervisor in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.
Working location: Shurgard Luxembourg SARL, 11 Rue de l’Industrie, L-8399 Windhof.