Senior Fund Accountant, Private Equity/Real Estate

Hong Kong
16 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time

Job Duties:

Accounting & analysis

  • Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers
  • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements
  • Prepare limited partner and general partner allocations
  • Prepare trial balances and work paper product
  • Process standard and complex bookkeeping entries
  • Involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting
  • Prepare financial data analysis
  • Monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables
  • Interact with Management and Clients
  • Review private equity/real estate fund client's partnership agreements, PPM's and other materials
  • Participate in the implementation of fund structures onto the accounting system
  • Monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement
  • Operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary
  • Act as a liaison with various internal /external parties - i.e. auditors, legal counsel
  • Assist in client audit procedures
  • Process wire transfer payments on behalf of clients
  • Maintain complex Excel spreadsheets
  • Liaise with SPVs or property management companies
  • Assist in mentoring and training juniors as well as new joiners


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related discipline or a professional qualification (ie. ACCA, CA, CIMA)
  • ​Min 2 years experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particulary Private Equity or public/private Real Estate, Asset Management or Fund Administration
  • Experience in Limited Partnership accounting, Private Equity/Real Estate Fund Administration is an added advantage.
  • Candidates with Knowledge of REIT structures is also an added advantage
  • Knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP
  • Knowledge of MRI, Yardi, or Investran a plus
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint

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