Accountant (Corp Services)

Location: 

London, GB

ABOUT US 

 

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

 

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com  


 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
•    Assisting clients in incorporation and administration of asset holding vehicle, financing entities, and real estate companies;
•    Handling the day-to-day operations of companies and responding to clients’ requests;
•    Assisting with VAT returns;
•    Assisting with client on-boarding including obtaining AML/KYC information;
•    Conducting effective cash management of client entities and undertaking regular cash reconciliations and processing payments;
•    Performing bookkeeping and preparing periodic reports;
•    Assisting with the preparation of client entities management accounts and financial statements under UK GAAP or IFRS; 
•    Assist with the completion of audit queries;
•    Liaising with tax advisors in respect of ongoing tax compliance responsibilities;
•    Liaising with PMs (Property Managers) in respect of client statements and reporting;
•    Responding to clients' requests in terms of tax planning in close collaboration with external tax advisors, if needed.
•    Be part of a team of part or fully qualified accountants and ensure all reporting deadlines are adhered too. 


YOUR PROFILE:
•    You will be educated to the equivalent of 5 GCSE’s (equivalent of grades 5 to 9 in Maths and English preferred), A-Level’s or University Degree;
•    Studying or be prepared to study towards a recognised professional qualification; such as ACCA or ACA (study costs fully supported by Alter Domus);
•    Knowledge or previous experience in corporate services and Real Estate accounting will be considered as an asset.
•    Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines; 
•    Excellent communication skills; and
•    You possess team spirit, a willingness and capacity to build strong client relationships and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate; and
•    Adaptable approach to using appropriate software (Yardi, CaseWare) and systems; and
•    High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills.

 

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WHAT WE OFFER:

 

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

 

Our global benefits also include: 

 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

 

 

Equity in every sense of the word 

 

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 

 

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  

 

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 

 

(Alter Domus Privacy notice can be reviewed via Alter Domus webpage: https://alterdomus.com/privacy-notice/)

 

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