Vice President, Private Equity Fund Administration

Overview

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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Job Description

Fund Accounting:

Review Monthly/Quarterly NAV reporting pack, which include:

  • Cash and positon reconciliation
  • Expense, Interest and Dividend accrual and reconciliation
  • Review all capital activity pertaining to the funds ( Capital calls and Distribution)
  • Review Limited Partner and General Partners/Shareholder Allocation, calculations/schedules-includes review of Admin/Management fees/Waterfall calculation/Claw back calculations/Side letters etc
  • IRR and other performance metrics
  • Trial balance and general ledgers
  • Financial statements and Partner Capital Statements

Investor Services:

  • Review of investor on boarding documents to ensure AML/KYC compliance as per policy
  • Review capital calls and distribution calculation and notices
  • Resolve issues and communicate with investors
  • Review capital statements and address any investor queries

Operations

  • Overall responsibility for client relationship, inquiries and meetings
  • Interact with Senior management and clients
  • Review procedures and recommend solutions in order to improve efficiencies
  • Ensure adherence to all internal and external audit standards
  • Implementation of fund structures onto accounting system
  • Review of constitutional documents and preparation of client SLA and budgeting

Team Management:

  • Review the work of team members and provide feedback for improvement in order to guarantee timely delivery and quality of work
  • Monitor and track team performance and profitability in order to meet the client service level agreements and achieve financial targets
  • Plan resources in line with business demands, participate in the recruitment and selection process, lead, coach, develop and appraise employees within the team
  • Establish plan for new client setup and transitions
  • Keep Senior Management abreast of all material issues affecting the processing of deliverables
  • AdHoc Reports requests and operation metrics as required by management
  • Implement training initiatives
  • Minimum 7-10 years of industry experience
  • Professional educational qualification such as CA, CPA, CIMA etc is preferred.
  • Relevant experience in senior management role in Operations and administration
  • Experience in all areas of fund accounting (Private equity, Real estate, Venture Capital etc) and transfer agency.
  • Proven ability to deal with complex and ambiguous situations and drive solutions
  • Excellent communication skill ( both verbal and written )
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Open minded, able to share and receive information, transfer knowledge and expertise in Private equity and real estate funds
  • Proficient knowledge on Microsoft excel, PowerPoint, word etc
  • Efront, Investran system knowledge would be an advantage

To be successful in these roles, it is envisaged that you are a motivated and self-driven individual eager to contribute and grow with the organization.  Knowledge of financial products, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Real estate funds and environments along with prior fund accounting experience will ensure your success.  Critical to your ability to perform these roles will be your customer focus, attention to detail and team focus.

We offer a modern and progressive work environment.  You can expect to be challenged and offered a path towards future career growth.  Interested parties, please send your full resume with availability and expected salary to [email protected]

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Life At Apex

"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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