AVP – Private Equity Fund Accounting

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required

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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We are looking for  highly motivated individuals with a particular focus on attention to detail and service standards.  Investran or eFront experience is an advantage for this role.

 

Job specification

  • Review and sign off the NAV of the Private equity and Hybrid Funds that include recording Journal Entries, preparing monthly/Quarterly/Annual Financials, reviewing investor notices and completing various client reporting.
  • Review Capital Call and distribution workings along with notices and release to respective investors
  • Manage the onboarding of new funds and their completion in line with fund documentation and Apex KOPs.
  • Ensure that are controls are being adhered to.
  • Manage work allocation among the team and ensure back up and BCP plans are in place.
  • Manage and develop your direct reports within a growing team.
  • Identify and implement process improvement techniques to improve the process efficiency and team productivity.
  • Managing the client relationships for the Funds and individually handle the deliverable requirements on daily/weekly/monthly/Quarterly basis
  • Liaising with various Apex offices, clients and Auditors on various requirements and ensure all supports are provided to the auditors to get the financials approved on the agreed timeline.
  • Liaising with multiple stake holders in the organization and ensure the tight deadlines are met.
  • Develop customized reports on the accounting system to support the client requirements.
  • Understand and complete adhoc requests from clients.
  • Experience working in Fund Accounting, NAV calculation of Private Equity/Real Estate/Hybrid Funds
  • Team Management Experience and problem solving skills
  • Experience in Bank debt and loan debt instruments with other Private equity instruments
  • Good experience in handling the client relationships and should be good in written and oral communication.
  • Good conceptual knowledge in accounting principles and financial statement preparation.
  • Experience in handling audit requirements and adhoc client requirements in Fund accounting.
  • Experience working on some of the following would be an advantage.  Investran, Geneva, eFront, Paxus,
  • Relevant Experience – Minimum 5 years of experience preferably into PERE and Hybrid Funds
  • Post graduate in Commerce, MBA Finance, CA/CMA/CFA
  • Strong experience in benefit plan administration, including insurance, 401(K) and assisting with design and deployment of benefits programs

All applications will be strictly confidential.

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