[6386] - Manager, Private Equity Accounting - Maven Partners

The Organisation:
Our client, an international banking group, is looking for a Manager, Private Equity Accounting to join their Fund Services department.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:
• To assist with drafting and reviewing of Service Level Agreements incorporating measurable and meaningful KPI’s.
• To assist the on-boarding deal team with set-up and take-on process of any new private equity business.
• To assist in preparation and agreeing accounting reporting templates with client.
• To assist with the review of fund documentation and Business Acceptance Committee documentation pertaining to the launch of new funds and provide comments as necessary.
To ensure the implementation of appropriate procedures in respect of any new business.
To oversee and be actively involved in the day-to-day servicing of private equity fund clients and to ensure the fund is operating in line with the Service Level Agreement.
To supervise and control the accurate, efficient and timely delivery of all valuations, capital accounts, quarterly statements, annual financial statements and any other reports together with supporting schedules and/or working paper in line with the fund documentation and accounting standards.
To oversee the reconciliation process for cash, stock, shares/units in issued and ensure that all breaks identified are cleared on a timely basis and in accordance with agreed KPI.
To be a key person for all client contact and manage and ensure timely solutions are provided to all client queries.
To assist in the continuous review of existing business processes, procedures and checklists to maximise efficiency, productivity and ensure they meet regulatory and compliance requirements.
To assist with training, supervision and management of direct report(s) as well as other junior members of the team as the private equity business expands.
To assist, as required, the Head of Department with any development of in-house fund accounting and private equity system to meet future business and market requirements.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:
Excellent working knowledge of fund accounting practices and standards, particularly IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP.
Excellent delegation and time management skills with the ability to prioritise a high volume of time sensitive tasks quickly and appropriately.
Ability to review and manage a high volume of documentation quickly and to check all relevant details
Sound analytical skills.
Strong problem solving skills with an excellent awareness of commercial and risk management based client solutions.
Excellent working knowledge of fund structures and fund cash flows.
Excellent working understanding of various types of PE transactions.
Attention to details.
Excellent managerial, interpersonal and communication skills and able to deal with various parties both internal and external.
Ability to delegate and manage workloads and to meet all deadlines.
Motivation and ability to learn new applications and processes.
Experience within the finance industry and specifically experience in private equity fund accounting preparation.
Experience in people management.
A recognised accountancy qualification (e.g. ACCA/ACA).

Features & Requirements

Further Information

Location: Jersey

Profession: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details

Phone: 01534864771

Email: sarahgarrood@mavenpartners.net

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