Alter Domus

Senior Accountant (Corp Services)

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
London, UK
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
21 May 2024
Closes
21 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • You will have day-to-day responsibility for a varied portfolio of containing a mix of real estate and corporate clients and will act as one of the main liaison and points of contact for all matters relating to the client;
  • You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out for your clients. 
  • You will review work produced for submission to senior-level staff;
  • Alter Domus believes that the unique talents and personality of each team member form the foundation for our company’s growth and therefore, you will be responsible for the technical coaching of junior staff;
  • Together with the manager, you will decide and follow up on the planning of the workflow process.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Working on the setup of client structures, and implementing complex international structures as part of restructuring plans, mergers, and acquisitions;
  • Assisting with the preparation, collation, and ongoing monitoring of Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence Files;
  • Interaction with clients, board members, third-party intermediaries such as banks, lawyers, accountants, and tax advisors both in person and via written or telephone communication;
  • Processing/reviewing of client payments on a variety of bank platforms;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate book-keeping and reporting for client entities in line with agreed requirements;
  • Ensuring effective cash management of client entities and undertaking regular cash reconciliations;
  • Assisting with the preparation of periodic reports and financial accounts for client entities;
  • Planning of annual audits and management of the audit process;
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings;
  • Maintenance of statutory records for client entities and ensuring filing requirements are met;
  • Liaising with tax advisors in respect of ongoing tax compliance responsibilities;
  • Dealing with client transactions with the support of the Engagement Manager.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You will be educated to the equivalent of A-Level or University Degree;
  • You hold, or are working towards a relevant professional qualification such the ACCA or ACA;
  • You have relevant experience managing structures of a similar nature;
  • You will, ideally, have experience with Yardi or Caseware;
  • You have experience working with group consolidations;
  • You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.

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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For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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