Fund Accountant Assistant Manager / Manager- Alternatives (m/f)

Job description

Role summary:

Sanne is currently seeking a new member for our Client Service Management division. The role focuses on taking responsibilities for a diversified portfolio of alternative investment assets and provide oversight services to a growing portfolio of clients.


Key responsibilities:

Accounting

  • Understanding complex fund structures and accounting in particular for alternative asset classes like real estate, private equity, private debt investment vehicles;
  • Maintaining accounting books and timelines of a portfolio of allocated clients;
  • Timely and accurate processing / reconciling of all fund transactions;
  • Review & validate financial statements / NAV calculations;
  • Guiding junior staff members on preparation of accounts and other tasks;
  • Coordinate with clients and auditors on a regular basis;
  • Monitor and exercise the ongoing reporting process (e.g. investor, client and regulatory reporting);
  • Liquidity Management incl. invoice processing/ coordination, monitoring of capital movements etc.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects;
  • Identify process improvements and implement changes.

Client relationship

  • Be the first contact for clients’ and investors’ requests;
  • Coordinate the setup of the fund structure as well as the implementation of the relevant contracts, SLA/OM in cooperation with the external lawyers and service providers;
  • Coordinate with internal and external providers on the full life cycle of the fund;
  • Supervise the internal and external service providers to ensure the timely valuation and accounting production.

Other Compliance

  • Setup and monitor the AIFs reporting (regulatory and client reporting) / corporate calendar;
  • Ensure compliance with tax and legal obligations in relation to the given advice of the Legal and tax service providers;
  • Ensure the compliance of the contractual obligations of the fund (prospectus, articles of incorporations, joint venture agreements etc.

Requirements

Skills / Experience:
  • Degree from a Business school in Accounting and Finance;
  • Minimum 3-5 year of experience in the financial / alternative fund industry;
  • Good knowledge of alternative fund structures / asset classes (i.e. real estate, private equity, private debt);
  • Strong accounting knowledge of Private Equity/ Real Estate/ Private debt funds, Holding Companies, SPVs etc. (Lux GAAP / IFRS / IPEV/ NAV);
  • Additional qualification in CFA Program (Quartic training) or ACCA is a plus;
  • Experience in consolidation would be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Luxembourg investment laws, in particular the AIFM law;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel). Efront would be an advantage.
  • Fluent in English is mandatory. Any other language would be an advantage.


As Sanne Group Luxembourg is a financial organisation, all new employees will be required to undergo a criminal record check.