About Sofina

Sofina is a family run and controlled investment holding company with €9bn of shareholders equity investing in Europe, US and Asia with a focus on Consumer, Digital, Education and Healthcare sector. We aspire to be the preferred partners of entrepreneurs and families who lead growing companies by backing them with patient capital and supportive advice. Sofina invests both directly in companies (early growth and mature growth) and through Private Equity funds. Sofina has a team of ~60 people with offices in Brussels, Luxembourg and Singapore. 

 

Role Description

As Accountant, you will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Be in charge of the day-to-day accounting of Luxembourg and Belgian entities

    • A to Z accounting of the Luxembourg and Belgian entities under the supervision of the senior accountant

    • Booking and control of daily entries (invoices, closing transactions…)

  • Assist with the preparation of reportings

    • Prepare the main tax reportings (monthly VAT, annual VAT, Net Wealth Tax, Company tax…) under the supervision of the Tax expert

    • Prepare annual accounts under the supervision of the senior accountant

  • Assist with accounting of the investment transactions

    • Review the investment documentation

    • Prepare the accounting transactions

    • Proceed to the booking of investment transactions under the supervision of the senior accountant

  • Assist with the Cash Management

    • Daily monitor cash balances and cash needs

    • Daily monitor compliance with cash management policies

    • Coordinate and execute necessary cash movements under the supervision of the Cash Management responsible

  • Assist with financial audits and other external audits

    • Work together with auditors and senior accountant for the preparation of the annual report

    • Work together with HR, Tax and legal internal experts on the preparation of materials for tax audits

    • Follow-up with auditors’ requests

  • Assist with valuation process and controls of the fund of fund activity

    • Booking and control of the funds portfolio’s valuations

  • Assist with document archiving process

    • Download and naming of quarterly investment documentation

    • Archiving of quarterly investment documentation

 

Profile

You are team-orientated professional with a bachelor degree in Accounting or in Finance and you

  • Have at least 1 to 3 years of audit and or accounting work experience in Private Equity or any alternative funds;
  • Have a very good knowledge of at least one of Lux, Belgian or FrenchGAAP; knowledge second GAAP or IFRS is a plus;
  • Are fluent in English and French;
  • Are an excellent communicator
  • Like to work autonomously; 
  • Are a fast learner with a strong growth mindset;
  • Demonstrate advanced excel skill; any other MS office skills is a plus.

 

Reporting line

You will join the cross-border and multidisciplinary Finance team responsible for accounting, consolidation, valuation, internal control and reporting for the Group and report to the Head of Operations.

 

Location

The position is open in the Luxembourg office.

 

Our offer

  • You are welcome to join a professional, dynamic and diverse environment where you will be invited to develop yourself to the fullest of your potential.
  • You will be offered a long-term professional journey anchored on value creation through individual & team growth and continuous learning.
  • You will under a full-time employment contract (indefinite period) with a competitive remuneration package composed of fixed and variable pay next to an extensive benefits program including group insurance, medical care insurance, meal vouchers and some more.

Please forward your motivation letter and CV to Sofina’s Group Career’s email box: careers@sofinagroup.com