Independent and possessing more than fourteen years' experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies. Our staff of over 1,150 people also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mindset.

  • Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits
  • Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Alter Domus
  • 22 Jan 18

Fund Accounting Officer & Senior Officer (Cork)

Officer:

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds take-on and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process;
  • 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 accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities;
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced;
  • Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.

Your Profile:

  • You are degree level educated in a relevant area such Finance, Accounting or Economics;
  • You may have some existing relevant experience in the fields of fund administration, audit or fiduciary services;
  • You have knowledge of fund industry, valuation, and accounting;
  • A basic knowledge in accounting for investment products, experience of closed ended funds in the real estate private equity or debt space will be considered as an asset;
  • You have necessary understanding of securities commonly encountered in the fund industry, including equities, bonds, contract for difference, options, and futures, and the ability to account for these securities
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You possess team spirit, a capacity to build strong client relationships and take initiative to act without waiting for direction (when appropriate).

Senior Officer:

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds take-on and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process;
  • Overseeing the preparation and collation of Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence files;
  • 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 accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders' meetings;
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities;
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced;
  • Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.

Your Profile:

  • Several years of experience in Private Equity, Real Estate or Debt Fund Administration, including NAV calculation, Transfer Agent and investor servicing, tax compliance, etc.;
  • Experience of UK FRS and IFRS accounting standards;
  • Experience of consolidations and other accounting standards would be considered an asset;
  • Strong academic background, qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) preferred;
  • Good communication skills, organised and flexible;
  • You possess team spirit with the ability to work independently using your own initiative when appropriate;
  • Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
  • High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills.