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Fund Finance Manager (m/f/d)

Ref: IbM/1283473
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Germany, Hessen
Sector
Property & Real Estate, Fund Management
Date
20th February 2020
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is a global real estate Services Company listed in London with a 30-year track record. The global platform has 17 offices in over 10 countries worldwide and manages real estate valued at approximately EUR 20 billion. The company provides comprehensive real estate asset and fund management services in the form of individual mandates and fund solutions for a wide range of investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, foundations and family offices. The Investment strategies range from core to opportunistic investments. Our client offers investors access to a wide range of real estate investment opportunities either through direct and indirect routes. Our customer performance is driven by hands-on management, in-depth local knowledge and excellence in the execution of all projects. Our client aims to deliver this with strong on-the-ground execution capabilities via offices and personnel in their chosen investment markets.

On behalf of our client, we are now looking for a financial specialist who will work closely with various departments (Tax, Treasury, Fund Management) and will be responsible for all financial issues concerning two to three European real estate funds.

Responsibilities

  • First point of contact and responsibility for the supervision of financial related activities related to real estate funds
  • Ensures that all SPVs in the structure and all the Fund Finance related issues are appropriately managed
    • In charge of managing the external accounting service providers and managing the audit process of the real estate funds  
      • Responsible for all financial reporting including reviewing NAV calculations and monthly or quarterly unit prices prepared by external accountants
      • Process and evaluate monthly, quarterly and yearend financial statements (IFRS and local GAAP) for different real estate entities in different European jurisdiction’s
  • Working with the Head of Treasury to organise bank financings for all transactions, including:
    • Supporting / full responsibility with negotiating bank term sheets and structure bank debt
    • Participate in board meetings and shareholder meetings in the countries where the fund has companies
    • Assist with the preparation of investor draw downs and distributions
    • Working with external tax advisors and the Head of Tax on transaction tax structuring and ongoing monitoring
    • Ensuring that all tax declarations are prepared in time and good quality by accountants or tax advisers
    • Working alongside the Tax, Treasury, Corporate Secretary, Compliance, Investor Relations and Business Development teams across the business

Requirements

  • Successfully completed university studies with focus on accounting, finance or taxes
  • Relevant professional experience with explicit experience with real estate funds
  • Very good knowledge of Excel and competence with other Microsoft Office packages
  • Good German communication skills and excellent written and spoken English
  • Team player and strong interpersonal skills to interact with colleagues from outside the financial sector, investors, banks and service providers
  • Be self-motivated with a proactive attitude and be able to demonstrate this in interviews.

Interested

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