For one of our client, a leading global wealth management and private equity investment firm, we are recruiting an Accountant in Private Equity (M / F) who will directly report to the Head of Business Operations and Accounting.
Your main responsibilities include the following : As a first step : Perform cash reconciliation on a daily basis and ensure all the transactions are settled in a timely manner;
Ensure all daily transactions are properly and proactively booked in the internal accounting system in due time for a defined portfolio and validate them when recorded by an officer;
Ensure all the supporting documentation is obtained and filled as per internal procedures; Perform year-end closing activities;
Prepare, book and send all capital calls and distributions issued to investors; Prepare legal documentation related to capital calls and distributions to investors;
Collect, process and control all capital calls and distributions received from target investments; Collect, analyze and reconcile target capital account information;
Prepares and / or check payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements; Liaise and provide supporting documents in respect of preparation of the tax returns (CIT, MBT, NTW and VAT) to external providers in charge of their preparation;
Ensure work allocated to you is carried out to required standard; Foster a prompt and smooth exchange of information with other internal teams or clients when requested;
Take full ownership of the assigned responsibilities; Any other day-to-day administrative tasks as required.
In a second stage : Ensure annual, semi-annual and quarterly closing activities, preparation of NAV in accordance with waterfall models, including reconciliation of balance sheet and profit & loss accounts;
Prepare annual accounts for complex funds including relevant required disclosures and ensure that all local regulatory and local accounting standards are met.
This might include the preparation of the adjustments between Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS or US GAAP if needed; Liaise with auditors for the preparation of relevant files and resolving issues;
Preparation of consolidation package for internal group reporting; As a general mind-set, you will be asked to ensure that the company’s best practices and key policies are applied and significant issues are brought to your Manager.
Your profile : BAC+2 / BAC+3 in Accounting, Finance or similar Recognized Accountancy Qualification; Fluent in English (working knowledge of English is mandatory), any other language is considered as an asset;
Good knowledge of Luxembourg corporate laws and structures, especially those relevant for the PERE sector (SOPARFI, SICAR, SIF, RAIF, SLP is an asset;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and considering team spirit to be of major benefit to yourself and your colleagues;
Work with a result-oriented approach to work and a sense of responsibility and commitment to delivering quality at all time;
Excellent organizational skills complemented with a high motivation and a "can do" attitude; Work with confidence and autonomy and ability to multi-
tasking is an asset; Verbal and written communication skills are a must; Competencies in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook is a must, proficiency in eFront is an asset.
If you are interested in this position, please send your application to Myriam RACHID.