Senior Accountant – Private Equity / Real Estate Funds

  • €50,000 - €65,000
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg LU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PSD London
  • 12 Sep 18 2018-09-12

Senior Accountant – Private Equity / Real Estate Funds required

My client is an established and experienced provider of fund and corporate services who have just expanded their Luxembourg office.  They are now looking for a Senior Accountant / Assistant Manager to join their team reporting directing to the Head Fund Finance.  The successful candidate will be given a full mandate of various funds, and will be responsible for the fund administration and service to Real Estate funds for institutional investors and Luxembourgish real estate investment structures.

Some of the responsibilities in the role will involve:

• Being the central point of contact between the internal team and external service providers and clients
• Main contact person for shareholders and be responsible for investor communications and the issue of shares and capital transactions
• Implementations and maintenance of the legal and fiscal structures of funds
• Restructuring and setting up new investment structures
• Handling the day-to-day operations of companies
• Administration of holdings, SPV, PE/RE companies; Liquidations and incorporations of Luxembourgish companies
• Ad-hoc reports and financial statements
• Review of corporate tax & VAT returns

The right individual will have previous experience and knowledge of accounting within Private Equity Administration or Investment Banking and the following attributes:

• Circa 5 years of experience within PE/RE funds (preferably within asset management firms in Luxembourg)
• Strong understanding and knowledge of accounting principles (Lux GAAP, UK / US GAAP) as wewll as applicable laws and rules
• Strong communications skill – must be able to communicate fluently in English and additional languages are welcome – French or German will be an asset
• Advanced Excel skills
• Able to work on own autonomy, with high attention to detail