Account Manager

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Fund Administration

Employment Type: Full Time Permanent

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the detailed review of the reconciliation and calculation of periodic (monthly/quarterly) net asset values of various private equity and hybrid funds, including:
  • Review/Reconciliation of investment portfolios, dividends and interest, corporate actions, and investor capital activity.
  • Dealing with requests from and communicating with the investment manager regarding all aspects of the accounts operation.
  • Updating accounting and client relationship management systems, updating and verifying statistical information, reviewing financial statements, and working with external auditors.
  • You will be responsible for the oversight of client relationships, ensuring timely and accurate NAV calculation along with any other client specific reporting requirements.
  • Review of allocations for capital events, including capital calls, distributions and equalization events
  • Liaising with Investment Managers, Broker’s, Custodians on a daily basis
  • Ensuring client enquiries are answered in accordance with Apex service standards on an ongoing basis
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications
  • Ensuring compliance with all internal deadlines for reporting and MIS
  • Ensuring accurate internal revenue reporting
  • Supervision and training and recruitment of accounting staff
  • Ensure accurate delegation of work across your team
  • Ensure effective communication with colleagues and corresponding departments
  • Ensure appropriate communication to VP and escalation where appropriate.
  • At least 4-5 years extensive fund accounting experience including supervision/management of teams
  • Experience with general ledger accounting
  • Private Equity fund accounting experience, with demonstrated knowledge of fund types and life-cycle events
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel functions
  • Strong computers skills including Excel & Word
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • An ability to think critically and objectively
  • The flexibility and willingness to work additional hours as needed
  • University degree - accounting, finance, business or economics preferred (or overseas equivalent)
  • Experience using the system Investran

 

  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

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"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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