Financial Control & Regulatory Accountant, Madrid

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Linum Consult’s client is a leading international finance company, currently seeking a Portuguese-, English-, and Spanish-speaking Financial Control and Regulatory Accountant to join their team in Madrid, Spain.


  • Overseeing the review and filing of accurate financial information to the company’s regulator, senior management, and other authorities
  • Managing the general ledgers including executing controls, adjustments, reconciliations, and reviewing to ensure integrity across all associated reporting
  • Coordinating the intercompany and accounts payable activities for the business unit
  • Receiving and responding to queries from the regulator, tax authorities, and senior management
  • Responding to changes in regulations and laws, assessing against current reporting requirements, and supporting the building of a response to ensure compliance


  • Degree qualification in Business Administration, ideally with additional qualifications in Economics and/or Accounting
  • Extensive experience working within the banking/finance sector or top tier consulting firms
  • Certified as a Portuguese accountant, with excellent knowledge of Portuguese and IFRS accounting standards, together with regulatory and tax rules
  • Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English
  • Previous experience in a Financial Control or Regulatory Reporting function at a global organisation
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing, and submitting EMF, FinRep, EIS and tax compliance returns
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills. Ability to self-motivate and a strong analytical mindset


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application for the attention of Fatima Rodriguez to If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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