Job title: Experienced Fund Accountant - Alternative Investment Fund Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Real Estate / Private Equity
Expertise: Accounting & Finance Banking & Fund Administration
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 2022-01-14
Job ID: 32701

Job Description

Experienced Fund Accountant – Alternative Investment Fund Manager

 

Our client is a major and international player in the Real Estate sector and an authorized AIFM specializing in real estate. Joining this company will be a great opportunity to be a part of a successful, renowned and solid group which will open the door to a great career with perspectives in the real estate sector.

As part of the Finance Team, the experienced Fund Accountant will have a diversifed range of responsibilities, including daily accounting tasks, cash analysis, involvement in transactions and tax, reporting and project management.

 

Your Responsibilities:

 

Ensuring daily accounting tasks

  • Gather all the required data for the booking of accounting entries and the NAV calculation process
  • Book and ensure the daily accounting entries or control the pushedaccounting entries
  • Book and compute fund fees (ie: management, performance..) as well as performing deferred tax calculations and all the necessary calculation for NAV production
  • Settlement of purchases and sales of assets, ensuring collection of dividends and interests
  • Reconcile and justify the suspense/sensible accounts
  • Keeping accounting records in compliance with internal policies and procedures and the accounting framework and standards (ensuring completeness, integrity, accuracy)
  • Ensuring fulfilment of accounting completion checklist

Cash analysis

  • Analysis of daily cash movements (check for any unusual transaction)
  • Preparation of payments
  • Ensure cash reconciliations

Capital call and distributions

  • Computing the net distributable cash amount based on the validated NAV
  • Splitting of distribution/capital call amounts to individual investor and preparing the distribution/capital call notice
  • Booking and paying of the distribution amounts and the booking the capital calls and/or units issuance

Tax declaration

  • Preparation of the tax declarations (direct and indirect) if not outsourced
  • Assisting Tax department in case of Tax audit or any other tax-related query

Reporting

  • Preparing periodical and annual financial statements as well as investor statements and providing those to the regulatory authorities
  • Ensuring financial reporting deadlines in respect of internal procedures, of fund documentation and/or regulatory requirements

Other

  • On-boarding of the accounting service providers or local accountant and monitoring of their performance and duties (KPI’s…)
  • Providing accounting related information to internal or external auditors and managing and coordinate the audit process where applicable
  • Providing accounting related information to relevant departments such as but not limited to the Fund Management, Tax, Asset Management…
  • Preparation of accounting memos on transactions (sales and purchases)
  • Ensure compliance with Back-Offices processes in place
  • Work in lean organisation with the other team members (accountants and Senior finance officer)
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects

 

Your Profile:

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong knowledge of LUX GAAPs and basic knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of BOB accounting software
  • Strong knowledge in VAT
  • Strong skills in Excel and Word
  • Fluency in English (French or German considered as an asset)
  • Fast learner, dynamic and autonomous
  • Strong organisational skills and committed
  • Rigorous, accurate and organised and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

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Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to Aude François aude.francois@andersonwise.com to be considered for this recruitment process.

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