Senior PE Fund Accountant and Client Service Manager – VP

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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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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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 currently hiring at the above levels within the organization. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a particular focus on attention to detail and service standards.

The principal responsibility for the job is to oversee and assist in the client service of our Private Equity Real Estate (“PERE”) fund administration clients. The job will include oversight of the operational work for our PERE clients including coordination with work performed in other locations globally, financial statement and other fund admin reporting, client visits, global projects and client integration management.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the client relationship management for Fund Administration PERE clients
  • Direct supervision of staff
  • US GAAP & IFRS reporting for closed-ended fund structures including PE & RE
  • Assisting in the development of new & existing global client relationships, optimizing service offerings, productivity and profitability
  • Production of Financial Statements and supporting investor communications for Clients
  • Assist in the management of the NAV preparation and review process for our PERE clients
  • Fund accounting and knowledge of investor reporting systems such as Investran and eFront, and investor portals including Investment Café (ICX)
  • Ensuring adherence to documented procedures and policies
  • Work on the integration of large fund administration mandates
  • Developing and enhancing Investran and/or eFront fund administration platforms to automate and standardize processes
  • Collaborating with operational centers
  • Working on ad hoc internal and global projects (as required)
  • Ensure all deliverables are met on a timely and accurate basis
  • Approximately 8+ years’ experience
  • An understanding of complex fund structures and fund accounting to act as subject matter expert to team
  • A high degree of commercial awareness and client service focus
  • Prior experience working at a PE Fund or PE Administrator
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work on own initiative consistently producing accurate and timely work
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop working relationships with colleagues, clients, other divisions and professional intermediaries
  • A professional accounting qualification a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to automate processes leveraging Excel and systems (Investran and/or eFront, Yardi experience a plus)
  • Investor Services to US & investor KYC standards

This is a dynamic position involving a broad variety of responsibilities.  We require a candidate who is flexible, fast-thinking, a team player with a collaborative approach but who can also work well on their own initiative.  All applications will be strictly confidential.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply to: [email protected].

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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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