Senior Fund Accountant
Efficient Operational Service: Ensure that the fund accounting team provides an efficient operational service to clients while following processes and rules.
Review and Validation: Review and validate the Net Asset Values (NAVs) calculated by the fund accounting team.
Support Financial Reporting: Assist in co-sourced financial reporting activities.
Documentation and Controls: Maintain up-to-date documentation and ensure the application of processes and controls.
Client Management: Manage client expectations and serve as a point of contact between the fund accounting team and clients.
Team Integration and Training: Ensure smooth integration of new team members and provide appropriate training and coaching.
Manager Support: Backup and assist the Manager of the fund accounting team in daily and organizational tasks.
Educational Qualifications: A university degree (bachelor or master) or post-graduate degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field.
Experience: A substantial 7-year experience in Accounting, specifically in Alternative Funds regulated by Luxembourgish law. This experience suggests a deep understanding of the industry and its regulatory framework.
Client Representation: Ability to represent the client both internally and externally, indicating a strong client-focused approach.
Language Skills: Fluent in English, with proficiency in French as a nice-to-have.
Audit Experience: Experience in auditing can be beneficial as it provides a strong understanding of financial controls and reporting.
IFRS or UK GAAP Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) can be an added advantage, especially if the fund deals with international clients or adheres to these standards.
Financial Statement Preparation: Extensive knowledge in the preparation of Financial Statements following both Luxembourg Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (LuxGaap) and IFRS.
This role appears to be highly specialized and tailored for professionals with significant experience in fund accounting, particularly in the context of Luxembourg's regulatory framework. It requires a strong understanding of alternative investments and a keen eye for financial reporting and controls. The nice-to-have qualifications would further enhance the candidate's suitability for the position.