Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Alternatives Firm that is looking to bring on a Financial Controller. The business is going through an exciting growth phase and this individual will play a vital role in growing and developing the finance function. The role will work directly with the Head of Finance as a Financial Controller, and will have responsibility for all finance workstreams, oversight for a number of third-party service providers and support the deal management team.
The right candidate will have ultimate responsibility for all financial related functions of the business and a strong understanding of Tax Structuring in Alternative Investments. This individual will be responsible for oversight of controls for a dedicated number of Luxembourg domiciled funds. Responsibilities include:
Oversight of accurate legal step plan and tax structuring deck made available by the advisors or others and be in a position to illustrate the transaction to Team leaders and colleagues.
Oversight of Transactional activity and support of the investment team
Oversight of all the correspondence, discussions calls in relation to the Luxembourg responsibilities of the transaction.
Prepare and review the legal documentation regarding the movements on capital and financial instruments during for each fund and the documentation relating to the approval of the financial statements
Responsible for the execution of the Luxembourg responsibilities of the transaction and proactively including: review of the legal documentation; implementation of the tax structure; any cash flow for Luxembourg Entity; accounting agents, auditors, tax advisors for any finance and accounting information needed for the correct execution of the transaction.
Oversight of Finance Responsibilities: Accounting and financial statements, Consolidated financial statements, Corporate tax returns, VAT returns, Tax filings if applicable
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)
Minimum 6 Years’ experience in big 4, or a similar company, or an Investment Manager
Technical knowledge in tax compliance
Technical knowledge on tax structuring and knowledgeable about Anti-Tax regulations
Advanced Excel skills and database applications is preferred.
Experience of effecting change and identifying efficiencies on different internal processes.
Strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to effectively summarize findings, and clear communication both verbally and in writing to internal audiences and external clients.
Detail-oriented and highly motivated.
Ability to work effectively to meet multiple tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders including other business lines and corporate functions across the organisation with a range of related third parties.