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Junior Financial Analyst

Requisition Number:  13136
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

Role Description Summary:

As part of the Financial Planning, Analysis, and Controlling team, you will actively contribute to an effective control environment, monitoring, reporting, and planning operating expenses and capital expenditures, developing the company’s internal control framework and tools, and performing regular controlling activities to enhance the control environment of SES. The scope of the role is Global for SES Group, but in you will carry specific responsibilities to support the following departments: Technology (including Information Systems & Services), Facilities, Global Services.


Are you…? 

  • Pro-active and customer-focused 
  • Knowledgeable in accounting principles
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple streams/processes concurrently


If you are interested in becoming part of the SES family, click on ‘read full job description’ to find out more. 



Extended Job Description:



Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  • Manage the SAP Controlling module related master data and workflows, supporting the entire SES Group (e.g. Delegation of Authority, WBS/project accounting, and cost center set-up/hierarchy) as well as providing support for SES tools that are using SAP Controlling module (such as Concur Travel and Ariba Procurement)
  • Support all day-to-day controlling & budget management activities for operating- and capital expenditure, ensuring the accuracy of financial information and adherence to related corporate governance
  • Support month-end closing processes with regards to operational expenses including monthly cut-off analysis, including proactive interfacing with SES’s accounting team
  • Responsible to provide information about Controlling, Reporting, and Planning tools and workflows to SES Group (via intranet, tutorials, guidelines, policies)
  • Support planning activities interfacing with Budget holders, Project Managers, and other Stakeholders preparing presentations, analysis, and recommendations to Management for capital expenditure targets and rationalization
  • Support the Controlling team’s development and enhancement of BI reporting tools and system drove (SAP) project control processes intending to ensure compliance, accuracy, and relevance of financial information as part of the framework of internal control
  • Provide backup and support to SAP Process Expert to manage the entire SAP backend for project and cost accounting 
  • Perform investigative analysis & projects on an ad-hoc basis


Who We Are Looking For (More About You):

To achieve the outcomes described above, we believe you will have the following:



  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team
  • Creativity to help drive process improvements and develop cost optimization initiatives 
  • Problem assessment and solving skills
  • Goal- oriented and self-motivated
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details
  • Drive to follow-through on task until completion


Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered):

  • University degree in Finance, with professional Accounting and/or Information Systems qualification preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in a Financial Control environment
  • Proven experience of meeting tight deadlines
  • Track record in project management
  • Strong computer literacy and data management/data analysis, proficiency in Excel & solid ERP knowledge (SAP preferred)
  • Experience in developing and enhancing financial systems to improve processes/efficiency/work product
  • Fluency in English. German and/or French are considered an asset


What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story


The contents of this job description are subject to change. SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.



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