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Senior Fund Accountant

Senior Fund Accountant (Luxembourg)

What is the opportunity?

You will be responsible for the efficient and accurate accounting and administration of closed and open ended investment companies, unit trusts and limited partnerships principally for private equity, property and infrastructure funds.

You will also be required to act as first point of contact for some client relationships.

Responsibilities:

Preparation and oversight of monthly / quarterly management accounts for a portfolio of clients
Preparation and oversight of annual financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP / US GAAP / IFRS / AUS
Management of key deliverables in accordance with SLA’s or equivalent
Calculation of management fees , carried interest and distribution amounts , waterfall calculations
Dealing with year-end audits and auditor queries
Ensuring compliance with client documentation and client processes and procedures
Answering / investigating client queries
Attending client meetings and assisting with the preparation of proposal documents, attending pitches for new work
Developing and implementing procedures as required, including continually seeking to improve procedures
Keep up to date with technical developments in the Fund industry
Coach, mentor and manage staff in accordance with client wide HR policies

What do you need to succeed?

Must-have:

Professionally qualified, ideally ACA, ACCA or equivalent
Ability to prepare final accounts from source documentation
Completer / finisher – ability to see tasks through to the end
Ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure to tight deadlines
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to supervise and check work of juniors
Good motivational and presentation skills

Nice-to-have:

Professional accounting qualification
In depth knowledge of UK GAAP / US GAAP / IFRS, although training will be given
Knowledge of private equity, property and infrastructure funds advantageous.