Private Equity Fund Accountant - Associate Manager

United Kingdom
08 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level
Position Overview

This is a new role which has arisen due to recent and expected growth in the Real Asset business in EMEA and hence this role presents the chosen candidate with excellent career development opportunities working for a global leading company in fund administration.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Manager in Fund Administration in Dublin and Head of Fund Accounting for Real Assets in EMEA and thereby presenting a good opportunity for professional learning and development in the area of Real Assets fund administration.
My client expects to win new business in the region and this role will require an experienced individual to perform a mixture of production activities, relationship management, oversight and review of these clients.


• Provide client service on a multitude of matters including: posting general ledger journals, reconciling cash and positions, recording and analyzing transactions, and preparation of work paper packages.
• Perform local review and release of reporting packages to clients.
• Onboarding new clients onto the TNR accounting software package.
• Preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and partner capital reporting including all supporting work papers and disclosure documents.
• Preparation and review of draft financial statements in accordance with relevant accounting standards.
• Liaise with external auditors.
• Act as a subject matter expert for any accounting issues clients may raise.
• Interacting with colleagues at various levels across multiple locations
• Lead, or perform a significant role in, due diligence meetings for investors.
• Able to perform Account Manager role; arranging and leading client service reviews, overseeing projects for clients and ensuring timely delivery.
• Monitor the timeliness of the client deliverables, assist in resolving bottlenecks and look for process improvements.
• Ensure completion and review of Fund Administrator's pack to the Fund's board. Present the pack to the board.
• Completion of regulatory reporting to CBI, such as quarterly MMIF reporting.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

• Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
• Experience of fund administration or real assets / private equity accounting
• Familiarity with preparing and reviewing of capital call and distribution calculations, management fee calculations, waterfall calculations and preparation of financial statements
• Knowledge of partnership accounting
• Good knowledge of Irish GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS
• MS Excel knowledge
• Ability to work under pressure and manage tight internal and client deadlines
• Strong communication skills, including written, listening and presentation abilities
• Solid attention to detail
• Solid client relationship management skills
• Willingness to travel, occasional travel may be required to other offices
If you're interested in this or other financial services jobs, please contact John Howe on 01 662 1000 or email [email protected]

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