Head of Fund Accounting - Alternatives Head of Fund Accounting - Alternatives …

Eurolux Consulting Ltd
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Sep 19
Very competitive
Eurolux Consulting Ltd
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Sep 19
Very competitive
Our client is a highly regarded international Fund & Corporate services provider with specialist expertise in the real estate and private equity investment sectors. Our client is looking to proactively evolve its business and is looking for a Head of Fund Accounting to join their Funds Department to manage a small but growing team. An increase in business is forecast with clients committed, so you will have the opportunity to build the team.

Technical accounting knowledge in the alternatives sector is a must, with preference for Real Estate and Private Equity and if possible some Venture Capital, Infrastructure and Debt accounting knowledge. The successful candidate will understand regulated and unregulated structures, IFRS, Consolidations and Lux GAAP as well as being able to proactively lead and develop team.

Our client is looking for someone who is client facing with a highly organized, proactive and risk management mind-set; who can deliver against client and business objectives in a controlled way and in accordance with all policy and procedure.

In this role, you will be involved in:

  • Management and development of an existing client portfolio; leading a team of Fund Accountants (including Managers and Assistant Managers) to support clients and business needs proactively
  • Having strong operational and technical skills – making sure team delivers against SLA’s and to agreed deadlines, in accordance with policy and procedures. Measure team performance against agreed metrics and KPIs
  • Having a risk management mind-set to mitigate any risks, improve process and operational frameworks
  • Oversight and review of day-to-day process, NAV production and financial statement reporting  using IFRS and INREV accounting, consolidation and Lux GAAP skills
  • Networking both internally and externally to make sure there is deep understanding of business and regulatory needs. Stakeholder network might include senior management, auditors, lawyers, tax, property managers and CSSF
  • Ensuring client service excellence, where  clients requirements are met and expectations managed in accordance with the company policies and procedures
  • Supporting, coaching and development the team

Your background:

  • You will have worked in fund and/or corporate services in a similar role for 10+ years, supporting fund accounting over regulated and unregulated structures, with focus on alternative asset classes.
  • Ideally you will have an accounting or finance background and have proven client management experience. ACCA or similar preferred
  • Client facing, able to manage expectations over a wide stakeholder network proactively and proven experience of delivering against agreed organizational strategy
  • Excellent communication skills required and the ability to motivate and get the best out of a team
  • Fluency in English a must

If you have the relevant expertise and industry experience, get in touch immediately.

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EuroLux Consulting specialises in recruiting experienced professionals for the thriving Luxembourg financial and legal services market.  We have a large network of highly skilled professional candidates and we collaborate with some of the highest calibre clients in the market.

Eurolux Consulting has been working in the Luxembourg market for almost a decade.  We are committed to being market-leading experts, and indeed, our director has over 17 years’ experience recruiting within the Luxembourg market. Our clients include banks, asset managers, ManCos, law firms, trust & corporate services companies, private equity firms, real estate management companies, investment companies, fintech and consulting companies, all based in Luxembourg.

We will consider each application and we will contact you if your profile may be a good fit for our client. By sending your CV, you are consenting to Eurolux reviewing and processing your data for the purpose of the recruitment process.  If you do not consent to that, do not send us your CV.  

Please note that we cannot respond to every application.   If your profile is strong but not quite right for our client’s current need, we may keep your CV on our internal database, and contact you when we have an interesting role that suits your profile and may be of interest.  If you do not want us to do that, please let us know at jobs@euroluxconsulting.com

Our specialities: Fund Administration/Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Legal, Risk, Compliance, Client Onboarding, AML/KYC, Regulatory Compliance, Client Services, Relationship Management, Internal Audit,  Financial Accounting, Investment Control, Product Development, Product Management, Business Development, Project Management, Programme Management, Business Analysis, Fund Law, Corporate Law, Finance.

Asset classes include: traditional funds, alternative funds (regulated and unregulated), hold.co.s, Lux co.s, (UCITs, UCIs, OEICs, SICAVs, SIFs, SICARs, SICAFs, RAIFs, SPVs, SPFs, SCSp, Sarl, SA…)

If you require assistance in job seeking or information about the Luxembourg job market, please get in contact via email: brucemilne@euroluxconsulting.com or tel: +44 207 871 9020, or please go to http://www.euroluxconsulting.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.