Assistant Manager – Accounting, Real Estate


Our client is a leading global provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services delivering tailored fiduciary services to a highly valued international client base through a global network of regulated businesses within multiple leading financial jurisdictions. They have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Manager – Accounting available.

Role summary:

The Assistant Manager – Accounting will join a growing team providing a full suite of fund accounting and financial reporting services to their Real Estate fund clients. The role will include financial reporting, NAV reporting and other related duties, such that the candidate is involved in all aspects of accounting services to their portfolio of Real Estate fund clients. The purpose of this role is to account for a complex and varied portfolio of fund structures in conjunction with the Associate Director or Director.

Key responsibilities:

• Prepare and review more complex quarterly and semi‐annual management and statutory accounts;
• Preparation and review of complex NAV and NAV per share calculations;
• Preparation and review of more complex fund capital calls and distributions;
• Preparation and review of Investor Capital Statements;
• First line review of routine accounting deliverables for real estate funds (management accounts, financial statements, NAV workings, distribution workings etc.)
• Manage the audit process, maintenance of audit files and communication/liaison with auditors for portfolio clients Liaise and act as the day to day contact with the fund managers and other external parties on portfolio of clients;
• Attend board meetings and present financial information;
• Assist in the preparation and review of periodic direct and indirect tax returns and liaise with tax advisers;
• Manage and supervise the junior team members’;
• Coaching, mentoring and supervision of junior team members including setting objectives and their periodic appraisals;
• Accurate time recording;
• Perform other duties to support the Manager and team as may be necessary from time-to-time.


Skills / experience required:

• Hold a professional ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA qualification or equivalent;
• Substantial Fund accounting experience preferably within Real Estate or Private Equity in a professional services environment;
• People management experience;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to develop strong, effective working relationships with colleagues and clients;
• Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with the ability to multitask efficiently;
• Knowledge of fund administration tasks would be advantageous;
• A good working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.

For more information please contact the Perm team on 500000.

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