Arendt Services, which is part of Arendt & Medernach, the largest law firm in Luxembourg, is regulated by the Luxembourg supervisory authority (CSSF Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier) and operates under the status of Professional of Financial Sector ( PSF ).
Arendt Services offers a wide range of services, such as domiciliation, corporate secretarial and accounting services, fund services, directorship of companies, tax-compliance services and assistance in the winding-up of companies.
As a result of the continuous increase in our activities, we are currently looking for a :
Junior Fund Accountant - PERE (m / f)
As a Junior Fund Accountant in the FATA department, your role will encompass all facets of the calculation of net asset values on a variety of complex PERE (Private Equity / Real Estate) funds.
This is a challenging and rewarding role which provides exposure to all elements of a PERE fund’s accounting processes and life cycle.
Working with other members of the team, your responsibilities will include :
Your role :
Accounting of PERE funds which hold a diverse portfolio of investments. This involve being responsible for keeping books and records and for timely and accurate recording of transactions;
Calculation of net asset value of funds on a quarterly / semi-annual and annual basis which will include the preparation of reporting packs under LUXGAAP (some under IFRS or USGAAP);
Book keeping for complex structures and record filing;
Reporting to and communicating with investment managers and other relevant parties;
Assist in the preparation / review of financial statements for audit purposes;
Liaise with external parties such as Investment Managers, auditors, banks or regulatory bodies;
Understanding complex fund structures and accounting treatment of the related transactions;
Taking ownership for all elements of a funds reporting cycle from review and interpretation of fund governing documentation, through to day to day accounting tasks, the production of quarterly / semi-annual reporting and net asset values and annual financial statements;
Calculation of tax / VAT reporting;
Preparation of needed reporting (client, BCL, CSSF);
Ensure adequate and timely responses to clients’ requests.
Your profile :
You hold an accounting, business or mathematical qualification university with solid knowledge and understanding of accounting principles;
You have between 1 and 3 years of experience related to PERE funds (preferably within asset management groups in Luxembourg);
You have a knowledge of the regulations pertaining to Alternative funds such as RAIF and of AIFM regulation;
You have a knowledge of various accounting standards and principals (LUXGAAP, IFRS, USGAAP);
You are fluent in English, proficiency in French or German will be considered as an asset;
You are able to work under pressure to achieve the multiple daily deadlines for client deliverables, with a mature approach;
You have excellent interpersonal skills for liaising with the Fund Accounting team and other internal Departments and Third Parties;
You can demonstrate analytical skills.
We offer :
An entrepreneurial working environment giving priority to team work;
A multicultural environment where we promote diversity, talent & ideas;
The ability to work and interact with a wide variety of specialists;
Internal trainings (technical or soft skills) and career development.