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Fund Accounting Manager - Real Estate

Location: 

Saint-Helier, JE

For our office in Jersey, we are currently looking for an Accounting Manger within Real Estate Funds Services. We offer a dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

As a Manager you will use experience you have acquired in the past as well as excellent organizational skills, sound judgment, the ability to prioritise tasks, and strong personal character to help meet client requirements and to ensure the overall fund team performs and grows. Your team will benefit from your good listening skills, tailored coaching, and planning.

Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • You will act as a central point of contact for your client / clients, capable of identifying and anticipating possible problem areas, you will be able to accurately measure potential risks, and, therefore you will be able to offer suitable solutions to the client and satisfy their overall needs. You will guarantee all operational aspects of the account (inclusive, for instance, of client invoicing) and you will be responsible for the financial monitoring of the client portfolio;
  • You will manage the relationships with other service providers in the industry, including auditors, law firms, custodians, and prime brokers;
  • You will have responsibility for the production of client accounts reporting and checking of all related reports and financial statements.
  • You will be in charge of the coordination and validation all work delivered by the accounts team, you will assist in design of systems and process to meet the client needs;

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • Previous work experience in alternative investment fund administration either in Private Equity, Real Estate or Debt;
  • Specific work experience in a Real Estate Accounting role will be considered as an asset;
  • Experience with consolidation, IFRS bookkeeping, accounting and the preparation of IFRS Financial Statements;
  • Experience of dealing with making IFRS vs Lux GAAP adjustments would be ideal, but not essential.
  • You have a hands on approach, and are focussed on streamlining processes to ensure all client deliverables are met in a timely fashion;
  • You are a qualified Accountant (e.g. ACA, ACCA);
  • You can act on your own initiative and lead a team of fund accounting professionals.