Alter Domus

Fund Accounting Manager

Alter Domus
Guernsey, GG
Customised compensation structure
18 Jun 2024
05 Jul 2024
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Contract type
Full time
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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.

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Job description:

As the Manager you will use experience you have acquired in the past as well as excellent organisational skills, sound judgment, the ability to prioritise tasks, and strong personal character to help meet client requirements and to ensure the overall fund team performs and grows. Your team will benefit from your good listening skills, tailored coaching, and planning.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the central point of contact for your clients and be capable of identifying and anticipating possible problem areas. You will be able to accurately measure potential risks and to offer suitable solutions to the client in order to satisfy their overall reporting and information needs;
  • Working closely with the lead client director, you will ensure that accounting services to your clients operates seamlessly within the wider administration, governance and compliance activities. This will include coordination with administration and co-sec teams;
  • Taking part in new business meetings and contributing toward proposals and presentations;
  • Coordinating all new client setup activity as it relates to accounting responsibilities and reporting activity, always demonstrating that we offer a bespoke suite of reporting solutions;
  • Provide support, coaching and technical guidance to your fund accounting team, whilst building a strong rapport. Review juniors work and act as quality control and ensure the effective and consistent application of eFront, our specialist fund accounting system and Yardi, our property accounting system;
  • Have responsibility for the preparation of client reporting, including year-end financial statements and coordination of the audit process, the investor capital account statements, NAV calculations, performance and management fees, equalisations, regulatory calculations and other reporting;
  • Coordinate and respond to investor queries requiring financial information;
  • Participate in board meetings and shareholders' meetings where financial reporting matters are considered.

Your profile:

  • You will be eager to join a growing team, which has already established itself as the 5th largest independent fund administrator in Guernsey by assets under administration;
  • You will be a qualified Accountant with a good technical understanding of IFRS, FRS 102, US GAAP and with at least 5 years PQE;
  • You can act on your own initiative and lead a team of fund accounting professionals.
  • You will be passionate for delivering high standards of client service, possess a team spirit and have the capacity to build strong client relationships;
  • You will be ambitious and a good communicator, with a high level of energy and commitment;
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure, manage your own workload and that of the team to ensure a range of deadlines are met; and
  • You will have high level of IT literacy.

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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