Alter Domus

Senior Fund Accountant - Australia

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
Sydney, AU, Melbourne, AU
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
07 Jun 2024
Closes
07 Jul 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 the full responsibility of a client account and as thus will act as the main liaison and point of contact for all matters relating to the account;
  • 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 the account;
  • You will review work produced for submission to senior level staff;
  • While employed as a Senior Officer you will have the opportunity to attend training to enhance your current skills and learn new ones as well.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking part in the setup of alternative investment funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as a part of setting up funds;
  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers;
  • Handling the fund’s accounts and collaborating in the preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund’s entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, coordinating the audits, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Coordinate Investor servicing, including investor onboarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders' meetings;
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities

Your Profile:

  • You hold a university degree, preferably in Accounting & Finance or Economics;
  • Fully qualified Accountant (e.g, ACCA/CPAA/CIMA/ACA)
  • You have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in the fields of alternative investment fund administration, audit firms or domiciliation;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • 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.Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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

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