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Position: Senior Client Accountant

Location: Luxembourg (Hybrid)


About Us

The Maples Group is a global leader in financial services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms, and international corporations.

Our side-by-side financial and legal teams consistently deliver award-winning services to a global client base, offering unrivalled learning and career opportunities to our 2,500 colleagues worldwide.


What is it like to work here?

We are driven to excel, and collaboration is key to our continued success. We can go further for our clients because we go further for each other too. Our inclusive culture creates an environment where people can be themselves at work while doing their best work. No matter where you work in the Maples Group, you will be part of a global team. 


The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Client Accountant to join our Structured Finance Team as part of our financial services business in Luxembourg.

As part of the global expansion of the Maples Group’s financial services offering, our Luxembourg office opened its doors in 2007. Located in Cloche d'Or, a commitment to service excellence and investment in our people quickly established Luxembourg as a regional hub where our 80+ teammates deliver the best-in-class solutions to clients worldwide alongside our Maples and Calder (legal services) colleagues


As part of our Luxembourg team you will be performing below key duties:

Key duties:

Senior Client Accountant, depending on level of experience, are either responsible for independently undertaking a high volume of routine accounting mandates and/or complex mandates as directed by Vice Presidents and Senior Vice Presidents, and/or for assisting Vice Presidents and Senior Vice Presidents with the administration of a portfolio of accounting structured finance clients. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • analysing proposed structures from a new business acceptance perspective, obtaining approvals, where required;
  • preparing complex management accounts or reviewing management accounts prepared by Junior Client Accountants and Client Accountants and/or compiling financial statements (according to Lux GAAP and/or IFRS standard or any other accounting principles) on time and in accordance with the agreed terms of the engagement;
  • ensuring files are compliant with MaplesFS procedures and policies;
  • ensuring all relevant MaplesFS databases are completed and maintained with accurate information in relation to assigned portfolio of clients;
  • ensuring all administration and payments in respect of a client is completed in accordance with the MaplesFS policies and procedures and in a timely manner;
  • developing effective working relations with clients and responding promptly and professionally to client requests;
  • assessing and advising clients of accounting requirements and obtaining necessary documentation prior to commencing work in accordance with all internal procedures;
  • liaising with auditors during the audit planning stages and during the course of the annual financial statement audit;
  • preparing or reviewing tax computations and submitting tax returns for the relevant tax heads incl., CIT (Corporate Income Tax), VAT. This would also involve liaising with relevant tax advisors for and on behalf of a client company;
  • preparing or reviewing clients forecasts and budgets;
  • reviewing and submitting eCDF filings and BCL reporting within defined deadlines;
  • preparing or reviewing FATCA and CRS reporting.
  • reviewing clients payments;
  • consistently monitoring and minimising receivables;



In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Fluent in English;
  • Accounting or any other relevant degree;
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience ideally gained in financial services;
  • Professional accountancy qualification (i.e. ACA/ACCA/CIMA) would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of Luxembourg GAAP & IFRS;
  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg corporate accounting gained in Fiduciary, Audit or any other similar business;
  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg Securitisation Vehicles;
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Team player.


Benefits & Rewards

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships.  The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Performance-based bonus;
  • Annual salary reviews;
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical);
  • Competitive annual leave;
  • Educational assistance and professional development programmes;
  • Life insurance;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Global mental wellness programme;
  • Sports clubs and social events;
  • Hybrid work;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Lunch vouchers.


You can learn more about the Maples Group on our corporate website.  Experience our culture and our people on our Careers Page or on LinkedIn.

Disclaimer: All personal information collected during the application process will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Please refer to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice at maples.com/privacy for details on how we handle personal information relating to job applicants.


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