This asset management company manages a broad range of investments across Europe, both in real estate and private equity.
As a result of their growing activity, we are recruiting a Financial Controller Real Estate & Private Equity investments.
The purpose of this role is to be responsible for a portfolio of investments and maximize returns for investors, whilst minimizing operational risk.
The Financial Controller will ensure that all financial control processes are solid and correctly executed and that the management of the investment are supplied with the financial tools, advice and data to effectively run their investments on a day to day basis and in the longer term.
Additionally, s / he will also ensure that financial compliance (including tax and regulatory reporting) is to the highest standard and that financial data is absolutely accurate and fit for purpose.
Your Responsibilities : Financial Accounting
Ensure that all legal entities have books and records accurately maintained
Ensure that there is a system of controls in place, documented and used to minimize financial risks
Monthly and quarterly management accounts produced on a timely basis for the managers of the fund and for fund statutory reporting
accurate statutory annual and quarterly accounts produced and delivered in the relevant GAAP (Lux, German, US) on a timely basis.
Accurate tax returns (including VAT) produced for US and local purposes on a timely basis
Other regulatory returns produced and delivered on a timely basis
Ensure that the data supplied for Asset Management purposes is accurate, timely and relevant for the users
Ensure that data supplied for Investment Management purposes is accurate, timely and relevant for the users
Ensure that controls exist over data input to the data-warehouse
Ensure that senior funders receive accurate and timely data in accordance with funding documentation
Cash Management and Senior Fund Reporting
Payments authorized, made accurately and on time
Senior funding of any investment managed in accordance with documentation
Senior funding reports produced accurately and on time
Assistance given to the Deal Teams to assist in all stages of the investment cycle from due diligence, execution, funding, collections and disposal
Your Profile :
At least 5-6 years’ relevant post qualification experience, including Ideally 2-4 years in a big 4 firm
Strong preference for experience with Non-performing loans and / or emerging markets
Experience working for a service provider
Experience with consolidation is an advantage
Knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS / Lux GAAP / other European GAAP an advantage
Minimum educational level : Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent professional education
Fluent in spoken and written English language. Business-level Spanish or another European language an advantage
Strong communications skills at all levels
Strong analytical skills and the ability to use Excel efficiently to achieve objectives
Able to prioritize, work to deadlines and oversee a multitude of tasks
Self-starter and able to work on own initiative
Exceptional team player
Highly dedicated, flexible and committed
Willing to increase experience on IT tools like SAGE, OCR and Kyriba