FUND CONTROLLER, LUXEMBOURG - IMMEDIATE START

Job title : FUND CONTROLLER, LUXEMBOURG - IMMEDIATE START
Location : Luxembourg
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J9141
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Asset Manager that is looking to bring on a Fund Controller to oversee the Fund Finance team based in Luxembourg. The business is going through an exciting growth phase and this individual will oversee the finance responsibilities for a range of Funds. The role will work directly with the Head of Fund Accounting and the Head of Operations and will have responsibility for all finance workstreams, oversight for several third-party service providers and support the deal management team.

 

THE ROLE:

The right candidate will have ultimate responsibility for all financial related functions of the business and a strong understanding of Real Estate fund structures. This individual will be responsible for oversight of controls for a dedicated number of Luxembourg domiciled Real Estate funds.

  • 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 Jersey Real Estate Funds 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 including working with our structuring team

  • Provide operational support as required to Product Managers and others as required in the wider team to ensure that business objectives are met

  • Present information to the Boards, Operating Committees, Others charged with governance

  • Provide supervision, line management to more junior members of the team

  • 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

 

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • 4 – 8 Years experience in Real Estate or Private Equity

  • 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