Accounting, Internal Controls, and Finance Specialization

Specializing in Programme Grande Ecole. For a full year, you develop your knowledge in the field of expertise of your choice.

La spécialisation en détails

Our Programm

  • Entry requirement

    On selection

  • Degree awarded

    Masters's Degree

  • Language

    French et English

  • Pace

    Co-op Program et Full time

  • Duration

    1 year

Overview

The specialization is aimed at students interested in financial roles in companies as well as a career in financial institutions, auditing or financial consulting firms. In view of the field’s rapid evolution (legal and regulatory changes and even the digitalization of the role), the teaching team brings together academic experts and experienced professionals. You will therefore develop knowledge and know-how that is as close as possible to the reality in the field.

Servey

Christine
Coordinator

Objectives of the Specialization

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge base in corporate finance, financial control, accounting, taxation, treasury management, external and internal auditing, and equity transactions.
  • Develop your ability to solve corporate finance issues (using real data).
  • Familiarize yourself with the tools related to your specialization (ERP and business intelligence).
  • Develop the necessary skills and know-how to take on a financial role in a company, in the banking and insurance sector, or at an external auditing / financial consultancy firm.
  • Exercise your skills in an international environment (many teaching/practical examples in English).

Strenghts of the Specialization

A refresher at the beginning of the academic year (accounting, financial statement analysis, and strategic analysis tools)

Strong awareness of the function’s digitalization and specific tools (ERP, advanced xls, business intelligence, data)

A combination of face-to-face teaching and digital teaching resources (videos, online quizzes, etc.)

A teaching team bringing together academic experts (LaRGE Research Center) and experienced professionals (Big Four, Capgemini, lawyers, etc.) in order to be introduced to the latest developments in the field (legal and regulatory news, technological devel

Feedback: discussion sessions with professionals in your field, often former students of the specialization

Career opportunities in France but also abroad, particularly in Luxembourg where many former students are now working at firms or financial institutions

Co-operative education to acquire real professional experience

Skills developed

Hard skills

Mastering accounting principles (general accounting plan, IFRS)

Applying concepts and using tools for the internationalization of an entrepreneurial project

Analyzing financial statements (margins, investments, financing methods, profitability, and value creation) and stock market indicators

Treasury management

Understanding and valuing financial securities (shares, bonds, and options) and managing portfolios

Financial engineering (capital increases, dividends and share repurchases, M&As, LBOs)

Taxation of financing (equity, debt)

Mastering financial vocabulary in French and English

Soft skills

Teamwork

Analytical skills, particularly strategic analysis

Summarizing skills

Written and oral communication

Ability to work in an international environment

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Contact

Isabelle Lottmann

Gestionnaire de scolarité

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