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Job

Fund Accountant - Private Equity

  • Location

    Waterloo

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Contact:

    Stuart Young

  • Contact email:

    s.young@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 month Temp-Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Hamlyn Williams have partnered with a growing Asset Managment firm, headquartered in Luxembourg, to fill a urgent vacancy for a Fund Accountant to join their Belgium based Fund Administration team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Review quarterly financial statements received from underlying investments and process accounting entries accordingly;
  • Review and validation of capital calls and distributions notices (ensuring compliance with agreements in terms of investment concentration, management fees calculation, carried interest calculation);
  • Perform calls and distributions entries in Investran (our accounting tool); - Periodic update of investments activities in the fund reporting; - Participate in period-end portfolio reconciliations (cost/FMV/Management fees etc…);
  • Participate in preparation of periodic financial reporting to financial regulator and to the shareholder;
  • Participate in the preparation of the year-end annual report and assist with auditors requests;
  • Participate / perform ad-hoc analysis on an as needed basis (budget, forecasts, general expenses reporting and analysis…).

Your Background

I'm looking to speak to candidates with the following:

  • University degree in a finance/accounting/business management;
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting, controlling, audit.
  • Able to manage A to Z accounting process (from booking entries to producing report) – or willigness to learn doing so;
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills;
  • Experience in the Private Equity / Fund industry 
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and knowledge of FIS-Investran is a plus but not a pre-requisite.

Further details

  • Initial contract will be for a 6-month placement with a permanent offering at the end of it
  • Salary/Day Rate is based on local market 
  • For more information about the role prior to applying, please reach out to s.young@hamlynwilliams.com / 020 3545 1149.