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Fund Accountant - Alternatives

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Senior Fund Accountant - Alternative Funds

Location: Luxembourg, Hybrid Working
Contract Length: 3 Months initial
Day Rate: €450

Role Overview

For a leading global custodian bank, you will be working in the Alternative NAV Calculation team within Fund Administration in Luxembourg. This team is central to the success of the accuracy of the net asset value calculations and is responsible of all workflows related to these funds.

Main Duties

•Ensure timely and accurate calculation of the Net Asset Value of the funds assigned
•Posting accounting entries and performing reconciliations
•Act as main point of contact for your client portfolio
•Participate in the valuation process of underlying investments
•Oversee the unaudited financial statements and annual reports of administered entities
•Provide assistance to complex NAV queries and problems
•Making recommendations to improve processes for a more efficient service
•Main contact point for requests from other internal teams and fund auditors
•Year-end closings (control and review of accounts, closing of accounts)
•Participation in fund events (merger, liquidation and similar events)
•Co-ordination and co-operation with the wider teams involved in the NAV calculation processes.

Skills Required

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance
•3 to 10 years of experience in Fund Accounting experience in Alternative Funds
•An understanding of Lux GAAP and accounting principles
•Strong technical and analytical skills
•Good command of Microsoft Excel
• Knowledge of GP3 accounting platform will be considered a plus
•The ability to stay on track, even when dealing with tight deadlines
•Good team work and communication skills

Soft Skills

•Eager to solve complex problems with multidisciplinary teams
•Detail oriented, with structured, organized, methodical planning skills
•Proactive, with strong interpersonal skills (and this noticeable even when under pressure)
•Capable of understanding client needs and translating them into solutions
•Fluent in English, French will be considered a plus