Senior Accountant

Requisition ID:  7010

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.  


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:  


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance 
  • Advisory and Transaction Support 
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration  


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world. 

You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values. 


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements, we want to encourage you to give it a try.


Our opportunity for you: 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional as Senior Accountant and  you will work as part of VISTRA Luxembourg servicing our global clients in Real Estate, Capital Markets, Private Equity and Corporate and Private Clients.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the administration, bookkeeping and preparation of financial statements for
  • various Luxembourg companies
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and year-end closings
  • Prepare interim accounts on behalf of the client as necessary
  • Liaise and interact with clients, other offices and client advisors, in order to prepare the
  • financial statements
  • Support the audit of financial statements (where required)
  • Support the preparation of VAT / CIT returns (where required)
  • Support the preparation of financial reports (LUX GAAP, US GAAP or IFRS) (where required)
  • Record the working hours/client in the time billing system according to the objectives set


As a senior, we expect you to coach, develop and serve as a role model for members of your team:

  • Share your knowledge and experience with your colleagues
  • Coach and review the work of other team members

Be a buddy for new joiners in the team, in order to train and guide them


Attributes/ Skills

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, clients and third parties including lawyers, bankers, tax advisors and notaries
  • Be a team player and be supportive towards your colleagues
  • Take initiative by proactively following up on daily matters
  • Anticipate potential queries and issues. Address these queries in a timely manner by informing the responsible Senior Manager, Accountant and/or Relationship Manager
  • Be a role model to less senior colleagues in terms of professionalism and behaviour
  • Ensure that client deadlines are met
  • Adhere to internal procedures at all times
  • Build up an in-depth knowledge of your portfolio of clients, i.e. background, purpose and structure


Relevant Experience

  • Strong Knowledge of LuxGaap, (IFRS, Consolidation and/or USGaap would be an advantage)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a professional services firm
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Proactive with a client service orientated attitude
  • Ability to develop and grow our commercial business activity
  • Ability to solve problems, work independently and as a member of a team
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance, (ACCA-qualified or part qualified would be a distinct advantage)


Join US! 

Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.  

Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra! 


Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Luxembourg, LU, L-2540

Department:  Operations (B203210)

Job Segment: Relationship Manager, Compliance, Customer Service, Legal