GmbH - AIS Fund Accounting (Private Equity), Senior Associate

State Street
Not disclosed
29 Nov 2021
29 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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In the role of AIS Fund Accountant Specialist you will be responsible for:

Reporting to an AVP/Officer, the Senior Associate is responsible in supporting client relationships within business unit. They are also responsible for assisting with team development, staff management and enhancing client satisfaction within a Private Equity Fund Accounting department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the quality of service delivered to assigned clients, review work performed by less senior team members / review of outsourced activities or complete it on your own
  • Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables
  • Manage and complete client initialization and transition
  • Maintain managerial oversight of all operations conducted by the Fund Group in Poland or Ireland (due to multi location exposure).
  • Plan and manage the daily processes and the effective utilisation of resources supporting the AVP
  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action, keeping team and officer informed of issue. Record the issue in an issues log and track progress
  • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators are produced and dispatched as required
  • Review corporate documentation on processes, procedures and controls and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of these and related systems, initiating remedial action as necessary. Ensure documentation exists for any client-specific procedures, person having strong analytical skills
  • Monitor errors, complaints and potential breaches. Record as appropriate in the Errors log
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies and procedures
  • Manage absences, time keeping and holiday/cover arrangements within the teams
  • Ensure contingency plans exist for the work of the team and where necessary contribute to the business continuity plans and tests
  • Assist with planning and management of all relevant project work
  • Conduct regular and structured team meetings ensuring action points are followed up
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, third parties and colleagues, communicating effectively through formalised reporting and ad hoc liaison. 
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation of client specific Fund Accounting projects (new business development review, planning & roll out)

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Several years’ experience in fund accounting and / or real estate gained in audit or client environment
  • Knowledge of alternative investment funds in Luxembourg
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem resolution skills, attention to details
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point, knowledge of macros well seen)
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills
  • Ability to build, train and manage effective teams
  • Primary Degree or a Professional or Accounting qualification or equivalent

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