The person must have a very good knowledge of accounting and tax matters (accounting schemes, financial statements, VAT, withholding taxes etc.) of IFRS and local accounting principles as well as other accounting topics like, for example, amortized costs calculation. A general knowledge of financial leasing transactions will be considered an advantage as well as 2/3 years spent in an accounting role.
The candidate must be able to manage multicurrency accounting, FX transactions and revaluation activity.
We require strong initiative, capacity to learn quickly, capacity to work in a team as well as autonomously and to deliver high quality results within time constraints. He/she will be trained by some senior members of the team.
The candidate will provide support on the following areas
Special purpose vehicle (SPV) accounting (financial leasing deals)
·Bank cash in and payments
·Accounts payable invoices
·Account receivable invoices
·Vat registers printing and check
·Withholding tax payments
·Control of the local financial balance sheet, profit and loss, notes and cash flow
·Check of VAT registers, and VAT liquidation
·Check of withholding taxes
·Tax declarations and returns
Accounting and reporting
·Monitoring of activities performed by external hubs
·Dashboards and reports preparation to the management
·Any other activity performed by the financial team depending on urgencies
All our positions are open to people with disabilities
The candidate will understand how a branch of an investment bank is managed from an accounting and financial perspective. He/She will be involved in several activities necessary to meet the main tax duties and financial statements publication. Opportunity to be deeply involved in day to day accounting activity and financial statement preparation of Special purpose vehicles conducting complex cross border leasing activities. In a dynamic and challenging environment, he/she will be required to deliver results under pressure with strict timeframes and to report them regularly to senior members of the team. This challenging financial and investment banking environment will contribute massively to his/her personal and professional growth.
The candidate needs to have excellent training in accounting and VAT tax rules. 2/3 years in accounting roles will be considered an advantage.The candidate needs to show flexibility and capacity to understand quickly. He/she needs to be autonomous and to take responsibility of his/her job. He/she needs to have initiative, propose solutions and ideas.
The candidate will be required to spend the time in the office necessary to meet his / her deadlines. He/she will need to increase the knowledge of Italian accounting and tax matter also through self study with documentation mainly in Italian.
Good knowledge of excel (I.e. pivot table, main functions etc) is critical.
Some of the documentation is in English. Relationship with Bangalore and Bucharest Hubs to be maintained in English language
The candidate will be member of SG Milan Branch Financial accounting department. The team is currently made up by five people and is responsible for accounting, report to regulators, financial statement preparation, tax payments and return, financial analysis, support to business lines, monthly financial closing, financial studies.
The team looks after Societè Generale Milan branch ledger (corporate and investment banking activity) and 13 Spv performing financial leasing cross border activity.
The team is supported by two hubs located in Bucharest and Bangalore that perform some accounting and reporting activity. It maintains relationships with auditors, tax authorities and regulators.
Job code: 190006WY
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 02/08/2019
Investment Banking Jr Accounting Officer M_F - Categorie Protette
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