To oversee the development of a specialist real estate team within our corporate administration business providing expert services in order to manage, maintain and grow client relationships.
Once established, the team will be accountable for a growing book of complex real estate clients, reporting directly to the Global Head of Real Estate and working closely with the Luxembourg MD and other senior team members.
Additional duties include :
Develop and manage the Luxembourg real estate administration team from the ground up
Identifying and implementing initiatives for the continual commercial development and risk management of the real estate service line in Luxembourg
Acting as a higher authority on day-to-day real estate administration matters and as an authorised signatory of the company, ensuring that company policy and professional guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contacts
Acting as a director of various client companies with a particular focus on real estate
Undertaking technical and commercial reviews of client contracts and agreements whilst having due regard for directors statutory duties
Reviewing and interpreting complex financial information to aid board decisions and providing technical financial guidance to subordinates
Participating in business development activity including preparing pitches and proposals, delivering presentations to clients and attending regular networking events
Adopt a 'One Best Way' ethos across the team through rigorous process review to drive alignment and consistency
Taking part in the follow-up activity of clients, from the on-boarding process, to the potential liquidation of the company, including the legal and regulatory aspects throughout the business life cycle
Act as a mentor and line manager, supervise and assist in the training and development of staff
Contribute towards the business as a whole in identifying process improvements, improvements in policies and procedures and any other service innovation changes that would improve the client experience
Ensure that the internal prevention of anti-money laundering terrorist financing procedures and policies are complied with and be familiar with those written policies and procedures
Ensure that the relevant jurisdictional anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations are complied with to the extent required by your role, especially in respect of the reporting of suspicious activity or transactions, client due diligence and record keeping
Skills Knowledge and Expertise
A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in real estate administration and / or accounting services.
A comprehensive knowledge of the Luxembourg regulatory landscape.
Hands on experience in reviewing and interpreting financial information.
Experience with acting as a director on the boards of real estate SPVs and in a central administration (PFS) would be an advantage.
A willingness to travel overseas from time to time for business development and client care purposes.
Must be driven to achieving excellence for themselves, their client and their team.
As this role will be primarily accountable for the development of the real estate division of the Luxembourg entity, we are looking for a highly driven, energetic, commercially minded and entrepreneurial professional
If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a new opportunity in an innovative and collaborative working environment then we want to hear from you!