Legal counsel – International Work environment

Our client is a well-known service provider, recognized for his international work atmosphere, they deal with clients based all over the world.

Due to a business increase, they are currently looking for a Legal counsel to join their Legal team.

The role

  • Management of a portfolio of SOPARFIs
  • Day to day legal management (Board meetings organization and participation, minutes preparation, etc.)
  • Various legal documents drafting
  • Be the point of contact for external parties in Luxembourg

The right person will have the following profile:

  • 3+ years of experience in similar role in Luxembourg (Law firm, Trust, etc.)
  • Very good knowledge of the SOPARFIs  environment
  • Fluency in Englsih is a must. Knowledge of French or German would be a strong asset
  • Hands-on mentality and a good ability to work autonomously

All applications will be treated in full confidentiality according to our GDPR privacy policy.
If your profile is not suitable for this particular role, we will keep your CV on file for any future positions which could be suitable.

Accountant: RE Fund Manager

Our client is Real estate investment manager with offices all over Europe. They are focused on multiple real estate asset classes such as residential, offices with capital from the Fund and also separate accounts.

Currently managing a €750M investment portfolio they are growing quickly. That is why they are looking forward to developing their team with an accountant.

Missions:

  • Day to day bookkeeping
  • Financial Statements preparation
  • Preparation of periodic/annual taxes (VAT, CIT, …)
  • Preparation of legal documents
  • Report to the Corporate manager or Director

Profile:

  • A previous experience (2-3 years) in Accounting in Luxembourg is mandatory
  • Good knowledge of LuxGaap
  • Fluency in English and French (German is an asset)
  • Hands on approach Ability to work autonomously (Self motivated and proactive)
  • Ability to work autonomously (Self motivated and proactive)

All applications will be treated in full confidentiality according to our GDPR policy.
If your profile is not suitable for this particular role, we will keep your CV on file for any future positions which could be suitable.

Fund lawyer – Leading asset manager

Our client is one of the biggest Asset Manager in Europe, looking to strengthen its local legal team in Luxembourg.

Missions:

Creation and monitoring of UCIs, implementation of draft amendments, registration with foreign authorities, regulatory follow-up:

  •  Preparation, drafting and /or modification / revision of legal documents relating to investment funds, on the occasion of various related events (creation of the SICAV / sub-funds / funds, merger, liquidation, change of policy , commission, etc.), taking into account the operational needs and regulations applicable at both the country of origin and the future marketing countries
  • Monitoring of files submitted to the Luxembourg supervisory authorities with a view to obtaining the required approvals
  • Active participation in the operational start of the events, in contact and collaboration with the operational services, if necessary the other legal services of the group, and the providers concerned
  • Establishment and follow-up of initial or subsequent files relating to an application for marketing authorization to foreign authorities.

Drafting and administration of contracts

  • Drafting and negotiation of agreements in accordance with the Group’s standards, the legal and organizational specificities of the client (if applicable) and the Luxembourg or local regulations relating thereto
  • Participation in the qualitative evolution of contract models in relation with other lawyers in the Legal Business Line.

General assistance

  • Conduct of legal studies and / or contribution to projects carried out in response to internal needs or customer files (extension of authorized fields of activity approved by the authorities, calls for tenders, commercial proposals, review of commercial documentation, etc.)
  • Follow-up of disputes or incidents, in liaison with specialized internal legal and operational teams and / or mandated law firms
  • Development and updating of procedures.
  • Contribution to the social life of the funds: AGE, AGO, resolution of the council, contact with the auditors, revision of the reports, LFR, etc.
  • Management of procedures and services related to the listing of funds in Luxembourg
  • Assistance in finding practical solutions to legal risks related to the company’s activities
  • Contribution to the awareness of the operational staff of the legislative and regulatory provisions applicable to fixtures and conventions, as well as their evolutions
  • Follow-up of the regulatory watch and study of foreign regulations for analysis of local conditions and constraints (eg marketing conditions in the possible formats)
  • Development and updating of regulatory databases
  • Participation in internal or local working groups in the context of regulatory developments and related


Profile: 

  • Bac + 4/5 training in law (business law, private law)
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a similar function within the investment fund industry
  • Good knowledge in Contract law, Corporate law, Commercial law
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and investment services
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and French. German/Spanish would be an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to prioritize workflow while adhering to strict deadlines and excellent work and accuracy
  • Curiosity and taste for investigation and monitoring
  • Analytical with synthesis capacity
  • Strong technical and writing skills to make comprehensible and intelligible texts of law to non-lawyers
  • Strength of argumentation and conviction
  • Strong team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Good knowledge of computer tools (Word, Excel, Notes, Power Point)

All applications will be treated in full confidentiality according to our GDPR privacy policy.
If your profile is not suitable for this particular role, we will keep your CV on file for any future positions which could be suitable.

Fund compliance officer – Super ManCo

Our client ia Super ManCo in Luxembourg granted with both AIFM License, the Management Company under Chapter 15 of the UCITS Law license.

Missions:

  •  Performing Pre-trade checks and post-NAV compliance checks for both AIFs and UCITS
  •  Understanding of Linedata or other investment compliance tools considered a plus
  • Assessment of the Fund Risk Profile
  • Production of the monthly Risk Reports including Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Counterparty Risk
  • Liaison with clients in relation to Investment Compliance and Risk Management topics
  • Calculation of the Leverage according to AIFMD methodologies
  • Preparation of the AIFMD reports
  • Review of Investment Policies and RMP
  • Ad hoc projects related to risk management
  • Support on ad hoc basis the review of NAVs


Profile:

  • Solid knowledge of the Luxembourg regulatory environment especially as applicable to the fund industry.
  • Sound understanding of UCITS and AIFMD.
  • At least 3 years of similar experience in Investment Compliance
  • Risk Management knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French

All applications will be treated in full confidentiality according to our GDPR privacy policy.
If your profile is not suitable for this particular role, we will keep your CV on file for any future positions which could be suitable.

Sr. Corporate Accountant

Our client, a leading corporate and fund services provider is looking to strengthen its team by recruiting experienced Accountants for its Luxembourg headquarters.

Missions:

  • Handling of day-to-day operations of client companies
  • Liaising with clients, auditors, banks etc.
  • Bookkeeping and reconciliation of the accounts
  • Administration and preparation of financial statements as well as consolidated accounts
  • Preparation of management reporting
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns
  • Preparation of corporate/legal documents (including Annual General Meetings and Board Meetings)


Profile: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, finance or economics
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong background/understanding in accounting is a key requirement
  • At least two years’ professional experience in accounting, ideally in domiciliation of companies, fiduciary, PSF or audit
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Experience of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and accounting software (preferably BOB)
  • Strong organisational skills and a proven ability to quickly pick up new concepts
  • Flexible and proactive with a “can do” attitude
  • Strong motivation to work in a fast growing, dynamic and challenging environment

All applications will be treated in full confidentiality according to our GDPR privacy policy.
If your profile is not suitable for this particular role, we will keep your CV on file for any future positions which could be suitable.