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Senior Fund Accountant - Luxembourg

Ref: JN -092019-68134
EUR55000 - EUR65000.00 per annum
Northern & Western Europe, Luxembourg
Accounting, Fund Accounting
15th November 2019
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Senior Fund Accountant - Luxembourg - up to €65k + Bonus

My client is an alternative investment specialist fund administrator with global presence, who are currently seeking an experienced Fund Accountant to join their team in Luxembourg and play a meaningful role in the company's growth.

Working in a growing environment alongside an experienced management team you will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records of the assigned funds from start to finish in an accurate and timely manner, following established controls and procedure, and ensuring superior client service.

Other duties include:

  • Liaison with the stakeholders of the funds
  • Execute capital activity for the funds in the accounting systems, including commitments, capital calls, distributions, drawdowns, rebalances and transfers
  • Daily execution of trades, cash transactions, income and expenses
  • Participate in daily trade, portfolio and cash reconciliations, investigate and manage any breaks/discrepancies
  • Prepare cash flow projections
  • Update and maintain accounting records in accordance to IFRS, GAAP and internal controls and policies
  • Calculate preferred return, waterfall, management fee and accruals
  • Funds' NAV calculations and investor allocations in line with clients' requirements and deadlines
  • Handle client-specific requests/inquiries and proactively anticipate client needs
  • Financial statements, notes, supporting information and tax schedules, liaising with auditors and ensure the reporting deadlines are met

Key skills required:

  • A university degree in Accounting/ Business/ Finance
  • Previous experience working within Private Equity or Real Estate
  • Knowledge of Lux GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP is advantageous
  • Understanding of PE/RE fund structures, holding companies, SPVs, agreements and investment strategies
  • Use of Investran
  • Excellent English skills; any other language would be an advantage

If you are highly organised and have good communication skills, please apply with an up to date CV.

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