VicePresident, Real Estate Fund Accounting
Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide.
Withover$1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.
About the Team & Business Line :
Fund& SPVAdministration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of theindustry’smost respected.
Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.
As a core member of ourRealAssetsFund Accounting team / Client Servicesteam, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund& SPVstructures that our clients can depend upon.
You will be responsible forSPV&Fund accounting and client servicesfor yourjurisdiction for theReal Estate / Real Assets line of business.
You will part of the local daily management teamof yourjurisdiction.
You will beactivelyparticipatingin private real estate organizations, provide real estate industry knowledge and expertise to clients.
You will work closely with Business Development, Executive Relationship Managers and Senior Management teams on marketing pitches and other client presentations.
You will work closely withour Center of Excellence( CoE )and Operations for overall process improvement and enhancementincluding being the local CoEliaison.
You will be responsible for developing client service plans including; periodic client meetings, assessing clientSPV andfund servicing needs, selecting the technology solutions best suited for the services, andwhere appropriate,negotiating contracts and fees.
You will ensure services are delivered in accordance with KPIs and service level agreements, fund PPMs, authoritative accounting guidance and regulatory requirements, including monitoring the timing and quality of client deliverables, approve ad hoc client requests.
You will assist with the development ofon-boardingand transition plans for new client integrationfor yourlocation as well asacrosswiderEurope.
You will coordinate and oversee training and development ofourstaff for Operations, (both local as abroad) includinginour Center of Excellencelocations.
You will maintain revenuelevels and or pursue new revenue opportunitiesin close cooperation with the Executive Relationship Managers andClient FundLeads and follow up on outstanding receivables.
You will participate in Risk and Quality assurance programs specific toourRealAssetsoffering.
You will contribute to SOC 1design,implementationprogramsand ongoingaudits.
You will coordinate with Integration, Legal, Compliance, Payments, Regulatory, Financial Reporting and Tax group functions and other key services to ensure client satisfaction with Citco.
You will act as local point of escalation forExecutive Relation Managers,clients, asset managersand property managers.
Youwillberequested to beappointmentas director onClient SPVboard of directors.
You will act as the local SME for the globalReal Assetsplatformandact asliaison partner for our Centers of Excellence.
You will assist with client audits, review of local statutory financial statements,provide guidance oncomplex transactions andoverall local client requests.
You will act as localrepresentative andliaison for the European senior management team.
About You :
You have a degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related discipline with 10+ years ofSPVandfund accounting experience with at least 5 to 10 years in real estate investment accounting.
CPA, MBA or advanced degree preferred).
You can demonstrate skills in disseminating partnership agreements and fund documents, experience with fee structures including promotes and incentive fees, and proficiency with producingSPV and FundNAV packages, performance returns and financial reports.
You are experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements.
You have a knowledge of Local GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP -experience with INREV is considered an advantage.
You are motivated, bright and diligent individual whois drivento meet deadlines.
You are a team player who is able to manage individual responsibilities.
Youhavesound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.
You have experience with corporate law and overall company secretarial services.
You have experience with managing client relationshipswith 5+ years of experience.
You have strong knowledge of real estate fund structures, fund types, and asset operations, familiarity with investment accounting rules and standards, and a keen understanding of applicable tax reporting and regulatory requirements withinEurope.
You are familiar withYardi andInvestran+ MRI or other real estatesoftware packages,Yardi ispreferred.
You are able to review contracts and have an understanding of business planning, budgeting, and managing P&L.
You have experience in developing, implementing, optimizing business processes in the realestate investments fund and SPVspace including review ofexistingoperationalprocesses.
You have strong management skills and experience overseeing agroup of investment accountants and clients.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You have good computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.).
You have a commercial skillset to buildoutexistingclientrelationshipsbut also penetrate new clientsand markets.
Yourwell beingis of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs.
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We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.
Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.