SVP Real Estate Fund Accounting
Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide.
With more than $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 Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most 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 our Fund Accounting team, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.
Your Role :
You will oversee client service delivery and monitor service provision to agreed standards for key clients.
You will formulate and implement key client service programs.
You will liaise internally with all operational areas to ensure awareness of all key client requirements.
You will visit clients on a periodic basis to evaluate service quality and identify client priorities.
You will assist in the resolution of complex client issues.
You will manage escalations and complaints within the team and within the department.
You will manage, train, and assist assigned Senior Account Managers in the successful running of their teams.
You will participate in the review of procedures and policies and supervision of VPs to ensure adherence to these procedures.
You will be responsible for delivery of Fund accounting & analysis.
You will maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers.
You will oversee and if required assist in the preparation of financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements.
You will oversee and if required assist in the limited partner and general partner allocations.
You will oversee and if required assist in the preparation of trial balances and work paper product.
You will advise and if required process standard and complex bookkeeping entries.
You will involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting.
You will oversee and if required assist in the preparation of financial analysis.
You will monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables.
You will interact with Management and Clients.
You will review real estate fund client’s partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials.
You will participate and as required lead the implementation of fund structures onto the accounting system.
You will monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement.
You will train and support team members in their development.
You will operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary.
You will act as a liaison with various internal / external parties i.e. auditors, legal counsel.
You will assist in client audit procedures.
You will prepare and analyse complex Excel spreadsheets.
You will liaise with property management companies.
About You :
You have a degree in Business or Finance related area.
You are designated accountant or working towards ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA designation.
You have 10+ years of public / private real estate accounting work experience.
You are experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements.
You have a knowledge of IFRS and GAAP.
You have excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written).
You are motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines.
You are a team player who is able to manage individual responsibilities.
You sound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.
You are advanced in MS Excel, Proficient with MS Word, MS PowerPoint.
You know MRI, Yardi, or Investran this would be considered as advantage.
You are experienced in Limited Partnership accounting (a plus).
If you have private equity / real estate fund administration experience, it would be a plus.
It would be considered as advantage, if you are familiar with tax-efficient European structures and related investment vehicles and regulatory requirements.
You can demonstrate strong leadership skills and have supervisory experience.
You a superior in written and verbal communication.
You have advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel).
Your well being is 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.