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Finance Manager Assistant - VIE / Internship / Gap Year

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With EUR 2.54 billion in annual revenues and over 28,000 employees in around 310 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories providing a unique range of analytical testing services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments.

Finance Manager Assistant

Overall objective:

We are looking for an ambitious Junior Project Deputy – Assistant to our Finance Manager to provide support to the accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to keep and maintain proper accounting records which disclose with reasonable accuracy at any time the financial position of the Company.


You will be involved in and coordinate different phases:

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Post and reconcile bank statements and general ledgers
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable, perform reconciliations and act as a liaison for vendors to reconcile any billing discrepancies
  • Assist with the preparation of fixed asset depreciation and accruals.
  • Assist with gathering of approval of expenses
  • Assist in the preparation of corporate and VAT returns (monthly, quarterly, yearly)
  • Update financial and administrative data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed (completeness of the documentation, consistency of the documents naming, …)
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects
  • Prepare analysis of accounts as requested
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist with reviewing other records as assigned


In addition, you will be able to assist the Luxembourg team in various domains:

  • Support to the upgrading of the accounting system during summer (testing, migration of data, …)
  • Ad hoc analysis of the accounting data following requests from the Consolidation/Reporting team (ex : details of acquisition fees, details of various fees)
  • Support to the on-going improvement process of the department
  • Perform any other task as may be necessary, depending on the requests that may be received in Luxembourg from any other Group Financial Director, from the Tax counsel, from the Legal department or from the Consolidation team


Other information:

  • Date : As soon as possible or September 2017
  • French required, good level in English
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Accounting / Finance / Internal controlling / Economics / Business Administration
  • Efficient use of Microsoft office required, use of Excel Macros is an asset
  • Curiosity and willing to learn
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, Confidentiality
  • Strong team integration : direct report to the Chief Accountant, and working closely with the 2 senior accountants