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Funds Services Senior Officer (Private Equity & Real Estate) - Sydney

Location: 

Sydney, AU

For our office in Sydney, we are currently looking for a senior accountant to join our growing Fund Services team. We offer a strong opportunity to gain exposure to accounting and administerting Alternative Investment Funds, as well as a young, dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere with the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • You will have the full responsibility of a client account and as thus will act as the main liaison and point of contact for all matters relating to the account;
  • You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out for the account;
  • You will review work produced for submission to senior level staff;
  • While employed as a Senior Officer you will have the opportunity to attend training to enhance your current skills and learn new ones as well.
  • Taking part in the setup of alternative investment funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as a part of setting up funds;
  • 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’s accounts and collaborating in the preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund’s entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, coordinating the audits, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Coordinate Investor servicing, including investor onboarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders' meetings;

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • You hold a university degree, preferably in Accounting & Finance or Economics;
  • Fully qualified Accountant (e.g, ACCA/CPAA/CIMA/CA)
  • You have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in the fields of alternative investment fund administration, audit firms or domiciliation;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.