Financial Controller (Luxembourg)

Bamboo is currently looking for a Financial Controller, joining our small team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals.


Location: The Financial Controller will report to the Head of Finance and based in Luxembourg office.

 Responsibilities: As part of his/her responsibilities, the Financial Controller will be in charge of the following:

  • Manage the general ledger and other financial accounting operations of the Capital Advisory Services as designated by the Financial Controller, EMEA, ensuring that all activities and reported financial results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, international financial reporting standards and respective legislation.
  • Assist with the production of the management accounts and associated reporting, including assisting the Head of Finance BCP with the production of analysis and insight for the business.
  • Work with the Head of Finance BCP to establish robust forecasting and budgeting methodologies and deliver great forecasting accuracy.
  • Be responsible for monitoring and understanding working capital balances and movements.
  • Be responsible for monitoring, understanding and challenging the levels of accrued and deferred income / expense.
  • Ensure that tax and other regulatory financial filings are on-time and accurate and play a supporting role in incurred cost reporting.
  • Support CAS domestic and overseas project teams with ad-hoc tax, legal entity or related enquiries.
  • Support Cost Point accounting.
  • Support monthly project postings and reviews for CAS projects.
  • Assist with regional statutory reporting, filings and associated audits as required.
  • Ensure appropriate and current accounting policies, procedures and processes documentation exists for the EMEA region and that this is consistent with Global policies and procedures.



  • Certified Public Accountant or equivalent (e.g. Chartered Accountant) qualification preferred.
  • Understanding of the Fund Industry, knowledge in Impact/Blended Finance/Private Equity is a plus.
  • Appropriate professional experience and the ability to pivot between system, process and technical detail to providing solutions, advice and insights to the business.
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS, company law and UK GAAP / FRS 102, Tax (VAT, withholding tax, corporation tax) in both the UK and Europe. Exposure to Colombia and Kenya would be a plus.
  • Awareness of the FCA and CSSF regulations with regards to statury.
  • Prior experience of the following is desirable: timesheets management, International Treasury / foreign exchange, Intercompany accounting, Fixed assets accounting, tax filings and compliance, month end close processes, journals entries, General ledger accounting, consolidation, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, year-end close processes, and other statutory financial filings.
  • Demonstrated experience making various accounting and financial disciplines work in harmony.
  • Experience of generating reports for leadership to support management decisions while helping to ensure control over data and transactions under the guidance of the leadership.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong numerical proficiency, first class problem-solving skills and excellent use of logic.
  • Strong analytical, planning and financial management skills coupled with the ability to thrive under pressure and balance several competing projects at once.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues, build solid relationships and deliver outcomes.
  • Ability to liaise closely with corporate and regional leadership, senior managers, project teams, other employees and external service providers.
  • Ability to drive and manage change and build virtual / project teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Languages: Fluency in English and French; any other languages are a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally as required. You will be required to visit Luxembourg on a regular basis.