An opportunity has arisen for the role of Senior Accountant in the Private Equity Team. The team provides Fund Accounting, Financial Reporting and Transfer Agency Services to our clients.
This role will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop both knowledge and experience of a dynamic and varied client environment and represents an exciting opportunity to work with a number of niche asset managers
Responsibilities : Financial Reporting
Overseeing the preparation of the financial statements for Private Equity Funds and holding companies and also involved in the preparation of those statements as and when required.
Ensuring the financial statements are finalised and filed within the regulatory deadlines.
Working with the client to agree on the quarterly and year end reporting templates, ensuring compliance with relevant GAAPs and regulations.
Liaison with clients and external auditors, dealing with audit queries and ensuring a smooth running of the year end and interim audit process.
Preparation and review of regulatory returns, including compliance reports, BCL and CSSF reports.
Preparation and review of the NAVs within defined timeframes.
Bookkeeping and reviewing accounting entries, including complex restructuring, acquisitions and disposal of investments.
Liaison with clients to determine fund structure and level of detail required to support striking of NAV.
Overseeing the bank reconciliation process ensuring they are completed within the required internal deadlines.
Liaison with other internal departments such as Transfer Agency, Trustee, Legal, Compliance, Custody and Company Secretarial.
Coaching of junior staff.
Assist with the capital call / distribution process, including review of payments, notices and sign-off of completed files.
To ensure investor queries are responded to on a timely basis.
To ensure all investor static data is accurate.
Requirements (Qualifications and Knowledge / Skills / Competencies) :
Detailed knowledge of commonly used accounting standards, including Lux GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP.
Knowledge and proven experience in Private Equity Fund Administration.
Demonstrates commitment to producing high quality work and to timeframes required.
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Ability to work on own initiative
A recognised Professional Accounting Qualification would be an advantage but not required
Strong knowledge of Investran would be an advantage but not required