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Financial Reporting Expert


Birkirkara, MT Cork, IE

We are Alter Domus. Our name means “The Other House” and we’re a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you’re speaking to. And it’s your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,000 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.

Alter Domus clients include the world’s leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We’re specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what’s possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.


We are looking for a Financial Reporting Expert to deliver excellence in financial reporting and act as the group expert on IFRS, complex accounting and audit liaison.


The role:

The Group Reporting team oversees the accounting, consolidation and reporting of the Alter Domus globally, supporting and working with regional and group finance teams. The Financial Reporting Experts key role is to work alongside our dedicated consolidation expert to deliver monthly and annual consolidated financial statements, along with managing the accounting for complex share schemes, acquisitions, taxes and other specialist areas.


Responsibilities cover:

  • Prepare complete and quality PLC-style Annual Report for the group under IFRS
  • Act as the go-to expert for technical accounting topics and judgements
  • Liaise with auditors globally and in Luxembourg on documentation, judgements and quality of financial reporting
  • Oversee and deliver accounting for any acquisitions undertaken
  • Management of complex accounting matters, including sophisticated share scheme vehicles, M&A, (re)financing, IFRS 15 and IFRS 9 application, IAS 38 and similar judgements, IAS 21 and deferred tax
  • Oversee quality and accuracy of tax (including deferred tax) accounting
  • Support and mentor regions on matters of complexity and in particular financial reporting matters
  • Independent oversight and monitor of local accounting and balance sheet quality on complex topics (especially for investment, financing and holding companies)
  • Other specialist and high-value projects in support of Group Finance


The person:

The candidate for this role is likely to demonstrate:

  • Strong technical competence and in particular an ability to understand and apply skills in IFRS accounting
  • An ability to understand and describe complex matters effectively to non-technical colleagues
  • An ability to collaborate with colleagues in different locations, different background, age, language, nationality
  • Comfort in taking personal ownership of large and complex tasks within a supportive team network
  • Qualified accountant with 3-6 years of experience, preferably in service industry and / or audit
  • The skills to manage priorities
  • Experience of large scale external audits and appreciate the core value of maintaining an audit trail that backs up our reporting
  • English language fluency is required, any other language is a plus


What we offer:

As a high-growth global business with sophisticated financial reporting standards, you will be part of a central team that offers:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Opportunity to improve and / or develop financial reporting environment
  • A multi-lingual, multi-national and diverse workforce
  • A positive culture of development and growth for professionals of all ages
  • Young and energetic team


Reporting line and location:

The role reports into the Head of Group Reporting in Luxembourg. The role will be based in Malta or Cork, with peers and stakeholders across the world.