This managerial position is within the Private Equity / Real Estate Business Unit of the State Street Alternative Investment Solutions Group.
The position interacts with all levels of professionals both internally and externally. Therefore, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are required.
Candidates must demonstrate initiative, be able to perform well under pressure and simultaneously handle multiple assignments.
The position is responsible for maintaining direct client relationships and managing and directing the day-to-day accounting and administration for multiple client sponsored investment funds in the Luxembourg market
Direct and / or indirect management and supervision of all subordinate staff levels Implementation & oversight of a robust control environment Implement process improvement changes & bring staff along Manage internal workflows to ensure internal processing and client deadlines are met Maintain primary day to day contact relationship with clients for all administrative and accounting matters Maintain working relationship with all client contacts, including investment professionals, investors, auditors, lawyers and banking personnel Manage client expectations with both client contacts and fund investors, as necessary Coordinate client deliverables, both with clients and internally, such as financial statements, capital calls and distribution notices Review and / or preparation of various client related correspondence Thorough review and understanding of investment fund legal documents, including complete understanding of investor allocations and distribution waterfalls, and assist staff in ensuring all accounting procedures and calculations are consistent with governing documents Coordinate discussion and documentation of portfolio investment valuations or capital financing structures with clients, as necessary Coordinate annual audit and tax return preparation with accounting firms Review quarterly and annual financial work papers including portfolio schedules, accruals, waterfall calculations and partner capital allocations Review of quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes (location specific Lux) Review quarterly management fee calculations Preparation of materials supporting new business opportunities and presentation thereof to potential clients Ensure the development and implementation of training for all levels of accounting staff and management Meet all requirements for the performance planning process including goal setting, regular and immediate feedback and submission of formalised performance appraisals Participate in special client or internal projects as required