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Senior Officer - Mauritius

Location: 

Ebene, MU

Based in our office in Mauritius, we are looking for an experienced Accountant for our Corporate Services 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 have the responsibility of a portfolio of clients and will act as a liaison and point of contact for matters relating to the portfolio;
  • Assisting clients in implementation and administration of their structures in Mauritius;
  • Taking part in the set-up of various structures ranging from open ended funds, closed-end funds structured as companies / limited partnerships, CIS Managers and GBC 1;
  • Taking care of the day-to-day corporate administration and operations of the portfolio and following up with third parties, including investors and clients;
  • Ensure all transactions pertaining to the management of the clients’ affairs are executed timely and efficiently;
  • Conduct launches and closings for closed-end funds / admittance of investors and undertaking customer due diligence;
  • Prepare capital calls / drawdown notices and having same approved by the Board / GP;
  • Prepare and review written resolutions for the approval of transactions (including investments / restructuring / disposal of investment etc.);
  • Prepare and review Board packs including arranging and attending Board meetings (preparation/ review of minutes and follow up on matters arising);
  • Keeping company books and preparing periodic reports;
  • Compliance of clients’ files with relevant Mauritius laws and internal control procedures;
  • Preparing statutory financial statements and maintaining contact with auditors when applicable;
  • Processing dividend payments & other payment instructions;
  • Preparation and Review of  NAV and sign off in accordance with set procedures;
  • Prepare / process and review monthly and ad-hoc payment instructions both manually and on internet banking;
  • Ensuring the portfolio complies with statutory requirements, licensing conditions and Group procedures;
  • Attend to client’s query in a timely manner and ensure that the best level of service is offered to clients;
  • Ensure compliance with internal systems, procedures and processes.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • You hold a university degree preferably in Accounting & Finance;
  • You have between 4-5 years of relevant experience;
  • You have good knowledge of regulators governing the global business sector;
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards would be an advantage;
  • You have previous experience working with private equity fund or debt fund manager;
  • You are fluent in English (Knowledge of French and/or German will be considered as an asset);
  • You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.