(Senior) Financial Analyst (M/F)

Founded in 1856, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is the oldest multi-business bank in the Grand Duchy. From its foundation, the BIL has always played an active role in the development of the Luxembourg economy. It currently operates in retail, private and corporate banking, as well as on major capital markets. Employing more than 2 000 people, BIL is present in the financial hotspots that are Luxembourg, Switzerland, and China.

As a major player in Luxembourg’s finance industry and as a signatory of the UN Principles of Responsible Banking, BIL is committed to handing over a responsible and sustainable bank to future generations. 


Key objectives of the job

1. Coordinate the preparation, analytical review and sign-off of financial and management reports for the management.

2. Establish, monitor and enforce internal controls over financial reporting and formulate financial recommendations.

3. Manage and organize all controlling information within the organization and coordinate the accessibility, control and coherence of the management information system

4. Ensure the production, the monitoring and the preparation of annual budget reports, forecasts.

Deliverables and key activities

1. Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking.

2. Pilot on yearly basis the budget process of the Bank.

3. Analyze financial data – and create financial models for decision support.

4. Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews.

5. Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements.

6. Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support.

7. Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.

8. Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials.

9. Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.

10. Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.

Must-have requirements

Domain of expertise: Finance

Education (orientation): Finance, Business Administration, Economy, Accounting, Statistics or or equivalent

Education (required level): Master degree or equivalent by experience

Languages: French & English are required

Banking techniques: Excellent business knowledge of Retail, Corporate and Private Banking and a good knowledge of their products and services..

IT tools: MS Office tools skills: Access , Excel, Word, Powerpoint.

Experience: Minimum of 6 years

More requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build sustainable relationships.
  • Ability to interact with and build relationships with people from different departments and levels of seniority.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency.
  • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Be comfortable interacting with executive-level management.

We offer

BIL offers a broad range of challenging projects and a huge choice of career paths - we will assist you in finding the one that best meets your skills and expectations. Your personal development is our priority and we greatly encourage you to dive into different business areas for the broadest possible experience.

BIL is firmly of the opinion that diversity & inclusion contribute towards increasing the collective performance of the bank. We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion that encourages individual development with equal opportunities for all.

NB: The selected candidate will be asked to provide an extract from the criminal record (no.3) as evidence of integrity and justified with regard to the specific needs of the position to be filled.

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