Senior Fund Accountant (PERM) - PE Real Estate

Recruiter
Arkesden Interim
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Expires
15 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent

Role:

  • Overseeing timely, accurate management accounts for each SPV and consolidating for the fund as a whole
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, income statements and cashflow statements accordingly for SPVs.
  • Managing the business cashflow and optimizing working capital requirements for each SPV.
  • Liaising with external auditors to prepare statutory accounts.
  • Managing relationships with account holding banks and reporting on covenants.
  • Liaising with and preparing tax reporting (VAT, corporate) and liaising with tax consultants to structure vehicles and implement guidance.
  • Managing budgets and forecasting.
  • Managing own budgetary controls and cost management strategy.
  • Co-ordinating and liaising with external company directors to manage the administration of group entities.
  • Implementing, reviewing and improving financial processes and systems.
  • Paying bills and organising accounts payables and receivables
  • Implementing drawdowns / capital statements for Fund I
  • Assisting with portfolio management / returns analysis
  • Monitoring asset performance vs. underwriting

The Candidate:

  • ACA qualified or equivalent from a good accountancy firm (preference for Big 4)
  • At least 3+ years' experience in a Fund accountant / Financial Controller level role (in addition to at least 3 years' experience at an accountancy firm)
  • Relevant experience at a well-recognised real estate fund would be a big plus
  • Knowledge of US GAAP would be additive, regarding real estate and development accounting principles
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills (Excel financial modelling courses would be a big plus)
  • Ideally graduated from a Russell Group university
  • Hard-working with an ability to work in an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment
  • Full-time role available immediately
  • 6 years total experience likely needed
  • Short notice period - role will start ASAP.