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About the Role :
Citco Real Estate Investment Fund Services (REIF) is a business line within Citco Fund Services which provides quality corporate and administration services to many of the world’s largest real estate funds and investors.
Our dedicated real estate team has developed a unique vertical and horizontal 360 administration services approach, covering the administration of the fund itself but also the administration of intermediary holding companies and property owning companies, across all regions, resulting in a seamless administration of all levels of the fund.
The Senior Fund Accountant is responsible for providing clients with accurate and timely accounting services in line with clients’ business needs, Citco procedures, applicable accounting standards and compliance with relevant regulatory authorities, to meet the client service agreements.
The successful candidate will have the motivation and ability to thrive in a challenging and constantly evolving industry.
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
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
Knowledge of MRI, Yardi, or Investran a plus
Experience in Limited Partnership accounting a plus
Private equity / real estate fund administration experience a plus
Familiarity with tax-efficient European structures and related investment vehicles and regulatory requirements a plus
What We Offer :
A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
You will be enlisted on a Private Equity training programme.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.
A highly competitive salary package will be awarded the successful candidate.