Fund Accountant (Real Estate Investment Manager)

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  • Location

    Luxembourg

  • Reference

    RJ 11696

  • Salary

    Up to €75,000 plus benefits

    €75,000

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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Great opportunity available for an exceptional accountant to join an alternative investment manager as they continue their European Expansion.

They have multiple public and private market funds and strategies.  Their very successful European real estate team is mainly based in London with offices also in Madrid, Paris and Malta. They manage four Pan-European real estate value-add funds.

They are looking for someone to join their group as they open a new office in Luxembourg.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director (based in London), responsibilities will include:

Financial Reporting, Accounting & Tax Compliance:

  • Preparing and maintaining accounts for all Luxembourg entities within the Funds;
  • Coordinating, overseeing and maintaining all accounting and financial aspects of all subsidiaries beneath the Luxembourg entities, including working with our local operating partners, third party accountants/administrators, auditors and internal investor reporting group in the preparation of quarterly financials, year-end consolidated and local audited accounts, tax returns and various investor reports;
  • Oversight of tax return preparation for all Luxembourg entities;

Operations:

  • Structure capitalisation and distributions & management of the liquidity of the Funds;
  • Acting as a Director on all Luxembourg entity Boards
  • Completing all company secretarial tasks for all Luxembourg entities, such as preparing Board minutes, resolutions, arranging signing of documents, etc.
  • Debt management of back-to-back shareholder loans and tracking loans, including oversight of all transfer pricing;
  • On-going oversight and management of the corporate and tax structure of existing investments;
  • Working with the acquisition and asset management team on the maintenance of investment budgets and cash flows, various projects and ad-hoc queries.

Transactions:

  • Assisting in tax structuring of transactions (including acquisitions, restructuring, disposals);
  • Assisting in supporting transaction execution, in particular those of a corporate nature, from a tax and finance standpoint.

The Candidate

We are looking for someone as follows:

  • Ideally a fully Qualified Chartered Accountant (i.e. ACCA or equivalent);
  • Minimum of two years experience in a real estate Fund/Investment Manager or similar;
  • Ideally is fluent in either German and Spanish but not required. Must be fluent in English.
  • Good understanding of pan-European Fund structures;
  • Technically strong with working knowledge of various European GAAPs, specifically Lux GAAP;
  • Attention to detail and self-review;
  • Strong aptitude, self-starter, ability to think on feet, prioritise workload, work under pressure, enthusiastic approach;
  • Ability to problem solve through rigorous analytical approach;
  • Strong communicator and ability to manage multiple service provider teams in various European locations;
  • Excellent excel skills.

If you meet the above requirements, like a challenge and want to work with a great company where your career can continue to grow, apply today!

The Company

  • International fund management firm focused on alternative assets with $6 billion under management.
  • Expanding rapidly
  • Career growth and development working with a great team

The Benefits

Enticing salary and benefits including bonus is on offer.

The Location

Luxembourg is a small European country, surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. It’s mostly rural, with dense Ardennes forest and nature parks in the north, rocky gorges of the Mullerthal region in the east and the Moselle river valley in the southeast. Its capital, Luxembourg City, is famed for its fortified medieval old town perched on sheer cliffs.

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