Private Capital Fund Accountant(various role levels)
BNP Paribas Securities Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas specialising in the administration and protection of financial securities for institutional investors, financial intermediaries and major companies worldwide. We have local expertise in 36 markets and a global reach covering more than 90 markets.
As leading global custodians, we serve a range of clients such as fund managers (including alternative funds), insurance companies, sovereign-wealth funds, pension funds, brokers and investment banks, commercial banks, major companies and issuers.
The Warsaw office was established in 2008 and comprises two business lines:
International Operations Centre (IOC) providing asset and fund services for a number of locations across Europe.
Custody & clearing services offering broker-dealers, global custodians and investment banks a full clearing, settlement and custody solution in Poland and other markets.
Private Capital BNP Paribas Securities Services provides service to unique clients. Private Capital industry is going mainstream worldwide and as part of development of this service in Warsaw BNP is building Private Capital Hub to service our global clients. If you have a client-centric mind-set and accounting skills, if you fancy working in a dynamic and growing multi-cultural and multi-location environment then it is time for you to start your adventure with Private Capital Warsaw Team. We are currently recruiting for positions on various levels to cooperate with main Private Capital locations in Europe (Luxembourg, Channel Islands and Paris).
- To prepare and analyse monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual Financial Statements with supporting documentation
- To prepare end-to-end monthly/quarterly valuations, reconciliations of fund drawdowns, distributions, accrual, expenses etc.
- To prepare cash reconciliations and fees management for the Funds
- To prepare management reports
- To prepare and review accounting reports
- To liaise with various external and internal parties (e.g. other BNP offices, auditors, management companies etc.)
- To provide input in relation to the review and monitoring of existing business process, procedures and checklists to maximise efficiency and productivity in the Private Capital Team
- Ensure all tasks are performed in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with local and global procedures.
- Manage client queries and provide a high level of customer service to our external clients and business lines
- Fluent English is required as you will be working directly with the location and/or clients
- Accounting skills are essential, experience in corporate accounting, audit or private equity firms is a must
- Good Knowledge of Private Capital fund structures/regulations will be considered as an advantage
- Sound understanding of accounting principles
- Strong understanding of financial markets, financial instruments and debt instruments
- Knowledge of banking relationships and covenants
- Intermediate to Advanced computer software skills, including MS Excel and other accounting packages
- Client centric mindset
- Orientation to details, inquisitive mind
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to independently manage priorities
- Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
- Excellent organisational & communication skills
- Stress resistance and ability to work under tight deadlines
- Self-motivation to develop
- Willingness to take on new challenges and look for enhancements in existing processes
- Showing flexible and self-driven attitude
- Stable employment on the basis of full-time job contract
- Complex trainings preparing to achieve independence on the position
- Supportive and friendly work atmosphere with many opportunities to integrate with work colleagues (football league, volleyball and basketball classes, integration weekends, etc.)
- Wide range of trainings and development opportunities
- Prestigious work location near Rondo Daszyńskiego