Alter Domus

Fund Accountant - Australia

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
Sydney, AU; Melbourne, AU
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
10 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities;
  • Coordinate and arranging investor servicing activities, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • Supporting Senior Officers and Managers in ensuring quality work is delivered to the client;
  • Supporting Senior Officers and Managers with the initial setup of any new funds taken on, and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process;
  • Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and tasks as required from time-to-time by your Senior Officers, Managers or clients.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Strong academic background;
  • Newly qualified/partially qualified Accountant (e.g. CPA/ACCA/CPAA/AICPA/CIMA/ACA);
  • Prior knowledge or experience of working in financial services, especially with alternative investment funds (including Private Equity and Real Estate funds) is desirable;
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English;
  • You possess team spirit with the ability to work independently using your own initiative when appropriate;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
  • You are mature, and detail-oriented;
  • High level of IT literacy with strong MS Office skills, especially in Excel and Word;
  • Knowledge of eFront and Yardi systems would be a distinct advantage.
  • Fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.

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 Privacy notice can be reviewed via Alter Domus webpage: https://alterdomus.com/privacy-notice/)

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

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