Citco Fund Services is a division of the Citco Group of Companies and is one of the largest independent administrators of Alternative Investment Funds in the world with offices, amongst others, in Amsterdam, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cork, Curacao, Dublin, Halifax, London, Luxembourg, Malvern, Miami, New York / New Jersey, Toronto, San Francisco, Singapore and Sydney.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on, Real Estate specific accounting expertise and have demonstrated capabilities in managing the administrative function of real estate fund structures (Investment Funds and SPVs), including open- ended structures.
We are specifically looking for a senior staff member with particular experience with Real Estate Funds (both open ended and closed ended) and SPVs with US GAAP and IFRS reporting capabilities, who has experience in managing a team.
Main Job Functions / Tasks
Manage a team responsible for the following tasks.
Manage the fund accounting team responsible for all elements of the production of the NAV and reporting for a portfolio of real estate funds.
Manage and monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables
Overall responsibility for client relationships and meetings
Interact with senior management and manage overall relationships for multiple clients
Provide technical accounting / industry knowledge to clients and internally
Preparation of client service plans including annual budget
Establish plan for new client setup and transitions
Coordinate with Operations group, Financial Statement group, Tax group, and Investor Relations group
Coordinate, manage and monitor external audit process
Review fund partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials
Implementation of fund structures on accounting system
Coach, develop, train staff
Ad hoc reports as needed
Review trading and operations processes for the Company’s real estate division
Any other functions required as part of the business of the Company.
Education, Qualifications and Experience 8+ years Real Estate Fund accounting experienceStrong knowledge of waterfall structures, modelling and calculationsFamiliarity with Yardi is a distinct advantageA highly successful record of delivering large scale business / technology reengineering initiatives in the Real Estate Fund businessesKnowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and other comprehensive basis of accountingStrong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionalsProject management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-
taskProficient in English, both written and verbal communication,Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office, Yardi, Viewpoint)Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or EconomicsProfessional Accounting qualification a plus
Competencies Business & Commercial AcumenQuality & Risk ManagementOperational Decision-MakingExecutionClient Relationship ManagementCommunicationBuilding NetworksLeadershipBuilding and Retaining Organizational TalentOrganization and Resource ManagementDrive for ResultsNavigating Complexity
NOTE : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.