Job title: Vice President
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Asset Management
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Job published: 2022-08-18
Job ID: 32815

Job Description

 

Vice President, Private Equity Finance

Anderson Wise is delighted to present this exciting opportunity to join an industry-leading investment management company. They are looking for an experienced and highly dynamic professional who seeks constant growth, wants to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.

 

Your role will be to prepare high-quality financial reporting for open-ended European Private Equity Funds. You will have the opportunity for rapid career growth by joining the Luxembourg office of a global organization.

 

Your Responcibilities

  • Responsible for all statutory and contractual financial reporting obligations, including drafting annual and semi-annual primary financial statements and notes to financial statements prepared under IFRS and/or Lux GAAP.
  • Prepare quarterly consolidations/combinations for the organization's diverse investment portfolio, domiciled across Europe in regulated and unregulated vehicles.
  • Provide accounting guidance and support to internal and external finance teams with intra-GAAP conversions, acquisition accounting entries, and other material transactional activity.
  • Review portfolio financial statements and ensure consistent application of accounting policies.
  • Monitor internal controls.
  • Manage the process of preparation of IFRS and/or Lux GAAP consolidated and/or stand-alone financial statements for Luxembourg domiciled holding companies.
  • Ensure timely/accurate monthly and quarterly closes and review of accounting records.
  • Be the main point of contact for all reporting queries from the organization's finance teams.
  • Responsible for coordinating organization audits.
  • Liaise with tax and legal consultants.
  • Assist with calculating quarter-end and intra-quarter NAV and reconciling to industry-standard methodology.
  • Responsible for delivery of Group lender covenant and Rating Agencies deliveries.
  • Coordinate requests regarding monthly and quarterly Fund valuations or ad-hoc investor reporting.
  • Oversee investment distributions and liquidity management and work closely with internal treasury and tax departments.
  • Review of investment management reporting metrics. 
  • Provide Group tax reporting for the US parent and support multi-jurisdiction investor tax reporting.
  • Oversight of complex intercompany accounting.
  • Review and oversee quarterly board slides preparation.
  • Participate on the accounting committee, determine best practices and group policies, and educate internal and external teams.
  • Providing financial reporting advice during new acquisition onboarding.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and training to the direct reports.
  • Ad hoc project work.

 

Your Profile

  • 10+ years’ experience of in financial reporting under a primary accounting framework (IFRS, US GAAP).
  • In-depth knowledge of private equity and private equity investment products and capital markets. Open-end and regulated funds are a plus)
  • Expert group reporting skills, including combinations, consolidations, and investment entity accounting.
  • Strong familiarity with major European GAAPs.
  • Excellent understanding of the reporting of Funds and liquid investments.
  • Experience implementing efficient internal controls.
  • A good understanding of independent accounting research and experience drafting and interpreting accounting policies. 
  • Expert reviewer skills with superior attention to detail.
  • Solid understanding of fund and SPV accounting.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Fluent in English - any other major European languages are an advantage.
  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • Familiarity with ESG reporting guidelines is an advantage.
  • Proficient user of MS Office standard applications, experience with Yardi is beneficial.
  • Ability to thrive in a growth environment, adapt to changing circumstances and work autonomously.
  • Able to prioritize daily and manage several competing deadlines.

 

Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to Andrew Notter at andrew.notter@andersonwise.com to be considered for this recruitment process. Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

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