Senior Fund Accountant | Private Equity

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Job Description

Main Job Functions/Tasks 

  • Accounting & analysis
  • Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers
  • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements
  • Prepare limited partner and general partner allocations
  • Prepare trial balances and work paper product
  • Process standard and complex bookkeeping entries
  • Involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting
  • Prepare financial data analysis
  • Monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables
  • Interact with Management and Clients
  • Review private equity fund client’s partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials
  • Participate in the implementation of fund structures onto the accounting system
  • Monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement
  • Train and support team members in their development
  • Operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary
  • Act as a liaison with various internal /external parties – i.e. auditors, legal counsel
  • Assist in client audit procedures
  • Process wire transfer payments on behalf of clients
  • Prepare and analyze complex Excel spreadsheets
  • Liaise with property management companies

About You

  • Degree qualified in Business or Finance related area. 
  • Designated accountant or working towards ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA designation
  • 3+ years of public/private real estate accounting work experience
  • Experience in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written)
  • Motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines
  • A team player who is able to manage individual responsibilities
  • Sound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Advanced level MS Excel, Proficient with MS Word, MS PowerPoint
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