Accounting Operations / Project Manager (Fund Administrator AIFS)
Our client is one of the fastest growing fund administrators in Luxembourg with a very good reputation. They provide fund administration services to a number of alternative investment funds and spv’s, with a focus on Real Estate, Private Equity and Debt clients.
They are looking for a qualified accountant with strong alternative fund experience who will be responsible for the development and implementation of projects and processes relating to accounting, reporting, transfer agency and investor communications.
This person will also be responsible for the identification and implementation of technological and software solutions across the business.
This person will be responsible for training the Accounting team on technical and software issues, and the implementation of new processes.
This individual will also be expected to perform client accounting, reporting and other work and potentially act as a director on client structures.
Taking care of operational problems with accounting software
Supervising the implementation and maintenance of accounting platform
Supervising of implementation and subsequent maintenance and upgrade of Caseware (Lux GAAP, IFRS)
Developing supporting infrastructure for client delivery (e.g. waterfall calculation tools, standard sets of accounts, and schedules)
Ensuring that fund and corporate accounting templates are updated with regards to changes in regulations
Developing training for Lux office employees on technical issues
Working with Compliance Officer to ensure the firm’s compliance with the policies and procedures manual
Continuously upgrading the overall client delivery model
Working with Directors to devise optimal IT solutions for client reporting, risk mitigation and other requirements
Acting as a director on client boards
Technical Knowledge / Skills required :
A professional accounting qualification (ACA or ACCA or equivalent)
Lux GAAP and IFRS knowledge
Strong IT and programming skills
Previous experience with Alternative Funds
Client service experience in a professional services firm
Experience of Managing and / or motivating and training teams / individuals
Fluent in English
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.