Altus Partners have partnered with a growing family office in Luxembourg that is looking to bring on a Finance and Operations Controller to work directly with the Managing Director in growing the finance and operations function. The business is going through significant growth, and this will be the business first finance and operations hire. This position will hold pivotal responsibilities in developing the business area and the direction of growth.
The role will be responsible for all business relationships internal and external. The position will involve various activities for multiple clients from the day-to-day operations of existing investment platforms to supporting the formulation of strategy for new and existing vehicles. This role does allow for the person to be remote and travel to Luxembourg when needed.
Produce or oversee the production of Statutory Reporting, Investor Reporting, Board Papers, NAV Calculations, Income Distribution Calculations and Income Tax and VAT Returns for the UK, Luxembourg and or Special Purpose Vehicles
Ensure that appropriate records are maintained for entities and underlying assets on the system and contribute to the system strategy of the department
Provide oversight of provision of services by third party service providers
Provide transaction support for acquisitions with potential tasks including assisting with the structuring advice, set-up of investment structures in accordance with tax advice and creation of new entities
Provide operational support for the setup of new structures
Present information to the Boards, Operating Committees, Others charged with governance
Build, develop and maintain and develop good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers
Work with others to ensure group policies are adhered to and that existing procedures, practices and processes are refined to reduce operational risk.
Provide oversight of and involvement in invoice authorisation and cash management operations
Complete other ad-hoc projects and tasks from time to time
5 – 10 Years experience in financial services
Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent
Technical experience of fund accounting and real estate or private equity structures
Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience in managing teams
Able to work and develop people at different levels
A strong leader and able to provide hands on management