Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Asset Manager that is looking to bring on a Head of Fund Accounting 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 Operations 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 Private Markets fund structures. This individual will be responsible for oversight of controls for a dedicated number of Luxembourg domiciled funds.
Oversee the production of Statutory and investor reporting, Board Papers and NAV Calculations,
Oversight of distribution calculations and Income Tax teams for selected funds
Manage relationships with third party service providers, including oversight of provision of services to the finance team.
Provide transaction support for acquisitions with potential tasks including structuring advice, investment structures in accordance with tax advice, creation of new entities and ensure transaction closing is achieved as planned
Provide operational support for the setup of new structures including working with internal and external stakeholders.
‘’Provide support 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 junior members of the team and contribute to the overall Management of the department, including supporting management with achieving strategic objectives
Build, maintain and develop good working relationships between the team and its internal and external stakeholders.
Refine existing procedures and processes including implementing changes to working practices and procedures so as to improve individual/team performance and efficiency and reduce operational risk.
Provide oversight of cash management
Assist management with strategic ad-hoc projects
6 – 10 Years experience in alternative investments
Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA
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