Alter Domus

Senior Fund Accountant

Alter Domus
Chiyoda-ku, JP
Customised compensation structure
20 May 2024
20 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About US

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries.

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take.

Job description:

  • As a member of the team in Tokyo you will report to the Accounting Team Manager to oversee the delivery of accounting and reporting services to clients (both overseas and domestic) investing primarily in real estate, and debt through GK-TK and/or TMK structures – also private equity and venture capital fund clients using Japanese GP/LP and Cayman structures (note that knowledge and experience with one area (e.g. Cayman funds) will be complimented with training in the other areas;
  • Experienced in J-GAAP with knowledge in domestic taxation requirements, you will be comfortable preparing financial reporting and/or reviewing work prepared by other colleagues, overlaying your own specific local knowledge, to ensure the accuracy and compliance of all reporting delivered to clients;
  • As a skilled communicator you will be required to liaise with colleagues in other offices within Asia-Pacific (most commonly Hong Kong and Singapore) and across our global network to ensure smooth client delivery;
  • Combining your knowledge of Japanese accounting, tax and the local financial industry, with a developing understanding of Alter Domus systems and processes, you will work within a structured framework to ensure a consistent client experience, promoting the use of standard reporting packs and system setup;
  • You will use experience you have acquired in the past as well as excellent organizational skills, sound judgement, the ability to prioritize tasks and strong personal character.

Your profile:

  • Tenacious and capable, keen to work in a small and growing team with a vision of the future, able to deal with numerous and varied tasks to support early stage business growth (a can-do and resilient attitude);
  • Fully qualified accountant (e.g. JICPA / CPTA / ACCA / AICPA / ACA) preferred;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Japanese and English.
  • You are mature, stable and able to inspire confidence in others;
  • Possessing a detail oriented approach you are able to analyses at both a micro and macro level;
  • You possess experience in dealing directly with a range of clients and internal teams alike, skillful in the management of their expectations, in relation to both technical and other operational topics;
  • Capable of identifying and anticipating possible problem areas, you will be able to accurately measure potential risks and offer suitable solutions to management and clients;
  • Knowledge of the local Japanese market and business practices, industry knowledge specific to Real Estate, Private Equity or Venture Capital would be considered an asset.

What we offer:

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you.

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning.

Our global benefits also include:

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location

Equity in every sense of the word

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong.

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you.

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