Private Equity & Real Assets, Assistant Vice President

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Naas, Kildare
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
23 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
R-664366
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

This senior managerial position is within the Private Equity Fund Services Business Unit of the State Street Alternative Investment Solutions Group.

The position interacts with all levels of professionals both internally and externally. Therefore, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are required. Candidates must demonstrate initiative, be able to perform well under pressure and simultaneously handle multiple assignments. The position is responsible for managing client relationships and managing and directing the overall accounting and administration for several client sponsored investment funds

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day communications with contacts of one or more clients, including investment professionals, client personnel, investors, attorneys, auditors, bankers, etc
  • Direct and/or indirect management and supervision of all subordinate staff levels
  • Coordinate discussion and documentation of portfolio investment valuations with clients, as necessary
  • Full review of accounting and tax work paper packages, financial statements and other reports and communications for one or more clients
  • Coordinate and manage annual audit and tax return preparation with Big 4 accounting firms, including negotiation or review of fees, as necessary
  • Thorough review and understanding of investment fund legal documents, including complete understanding of partnership allocations and distribution waterfalls
  • Ensure the development and implementation of training for all levels of accounting staff and management
  • Coordinate and liaise with other operating groups (investor communications, financial reporting, tax, etc) to ensure effective communication among operating groups
  • Assist with development and implementation of SSPEFS accounting policies and procedures
  • Review and approve all transactions (money movement, trades, etc.) in accordance with established guidelines
  • Assist with execution and implementation of FASB and other technical accounting pronouncements, as necessary
  • Represent SSPEFS at periodic client meetings, present and discuss business results and initiatives
  • Participate in industry sponsored trade shows, seminars and other events.
  • Meet all requirements for the performance planning process including goal setting, regular and immediate feedback and submission of formalized performance appraisals
  • Coordinate and manage special client and corporate projects
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required

  • Candidates must have a college degree (accounting degree strongly preferred; business, mathematics, finance or economics degree required)
  • Substantial previous accounting experience, including managerial experience. 
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and business support skills, with the ability to multi-task and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent organisational, planning and co-ordination skills.
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Core Competencies

  • Accurate and Precise
  • Team Oriented
  • Organised
  • Personable
  • Flexible
  • Self-reliant
  • Enthusiastic
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Previous Private and Infrastructure Debt Experience Essential

    Investran Experience Essential

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