Head of Fund Accounting - Real Estate Investment Management

12 Jan 2021
17 Jan 2021
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Head of Fund Accounting - Real Estate Investment Management

Permanent, Full time Be the first to apply GBP90000 - GBP100000 per annum + + pension + benefits + bonus You will take full responsibility for controlling and managing the financial accounting and reporting across a range of real assets funds and segregated mandates including investments in real estate, funds, joint ventures or direct properties.

Responsibilities Ensure that fund pricing and financial reporting including management accounts and financial statements are produced consistently, on time and to a high standard across all entities Manage the annual audit process for relevant funds and entities, working closely with auditors to ensure an efficient and timely audit is conducted Manage service providers to ensure an efficient and high-quality level of service is maintained Ensure appropriate controls over fund accounting, pricing and reporting are in place and operating effectively Ensure robust review processes are followed to ensure detailed review of accounts prepared by third-party administrators Support operational change projects impacting the business, including, but not limited to, changes arising from regulatory developments, internal operational requirements, control improvements and client requirements Be proactive in understanding transactions and any matters which have an accounting impact and work with the investment teams to embed standard fund and asset accounting operating models on new deals Ensuring that all risks are understood and all errors and breaches are reported and actioned. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate controls and ensure they are embedded across the team Ensure there is continual improvement in the relevant underlying processes and work with internal and external stakeholders to implement necessary change Ensure fund and entity governance requirements are met Ensuring that procedures and controls to undertake activities and minimise risks are appropriate, documented and operating effectively. Maintain a close relationship with relevant investment teams and portfolio managers Understand fund and entity constitutional arrangements and fund structures. Preparation of reports to Committees and Boards of Directors of Funds, entities and Management Companies Profile: Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/ACMA Significant experience in a similar role Demonstrable previous team management In-depth understanding of current accounting standards (UK GAAP, IFRS and Lux GAAP) accounting for real assets activities and complex transactions common fund structures and tax issues Strong verbal/written communication skills Organised with a structured approach to working across multiple activities Production of accurate and timely management and financial reporting Reporting in a deadline orientated environment. Managing a variety of funds/entities simultaneously Dealing with auditors and managing the audit process Managing outsourced service providers Dealing with advisers and fund managers For immediate consideration please apply now or for further information contact Sunil Basra at Marks Sattin

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