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Fund Accounting Senior Officer - Cork

Location: 

Cork, IE

For our office in Cork, we are currently looking for a FUND ACCOUNTING SENIOR OFFICER within our Private Equity Funds team. We offer a young, dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

 

Job Description:

 

You will be responsible for a portfolio of clients and will work as part of a team to achieve and meet their needs. You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for the quality of the work carried out for the client.

 

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds take-on and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process;
  • Overseeing the preparation and collation of Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence files;
  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers;
  • Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders' meetings; 
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities;
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced;
  • Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.

 

Your Profile:

  •  Several years of experience in Private Equity, Real Estate or Debt Fund Administration, including NAV calculation, Transfer Agent and investor servicing, tax compliance, etc.;
  • Experience of UK FRS and IFRS accounting standards;
  • Experience of consolidations and other accounting standards would be considered an asset;
  • Strong academic background, qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) preferred;
  • Good communication skills, organised and flexible;
  • You possess team spirit with the ability to work independently using your own initiative when appropriate;
  • Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
  • High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills.