Fund Accounting – Client Services Manager M/F

THE ROLE

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the newly established Luxembourg entity and be part of the team further developing the business.

The role sits within the Client Services department, reporting to the Business Unit Senior Manager.

The main activities of the department are:

  1. OPERATIONS
  • record the daily operations of the funds and their GPs (target calls/distributions, investor calls/distributions, banks reconciliation, invoices)

2. ACCOUNTING AND TREASURY:

  • prepare monthly cash dashboard
  • ensure daily cash management
  • prepare the NAV package in order to,
  • prepare the consolidation package and,

3. REPORTING:

  • prepare the investor reporting
  • prepare ad-hoc reporting requested by clients

Key activities of this role include; monitoring the operations, bringing a high quality review on deliverables, mentoring and coaching team members to support their personal training and  development needs and assisting the Business Unit Senior Manager in technical or organizational tasks of the department.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operationally manage a fund portfolio from A to Z, meaning:
    • Monitor the daily operations
    • Ensure to meet the deadlines
    • Organize the team around the planning
    • Ensure high quality review on financial statements, investor reporting, capital account statements
    • Assist the Head of Operations and Client Services with meeting business goals & objectives, company economic metrics, and Human Capital management
  • Independently manage a team and meet specific company level revenue & service level targets
  • Improve and/or implement new processes where necessary
  • Improve and implement dashboard tools to monitor department level activities
  • Be involved in the development of IT tools to help manage KPIs across the business
  • Effectively manage communication with all internal Gen II teams, owning any internal requests with timely and appropriate responses
  • Actively support internal projects.  Assist other teams as requested
  • Train, coach, and manage team dynamics & morale. Evaluate talent by providing constructive, actionable feedback and performance reviews.  Escalate staffing concerns.  Actively participate in hiring processes.  Seek to identify, develop, and retain top talent

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION

  • BAC+3 in accounting, finance or a similar recognized accountancy qualification
  • 7+ years of experience in private equity and/or real estate fund administration in Luxembourg
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written communication), any other language is considered an asset
  • Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, any knowledge of eFront would be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg corporate laws and structures, any specific PERE sector knowledge (e.g. SOPARFI, SICAR, SIF, RAIF, SLP) is considered an asset

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in process and procedures in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including contributing to and being part of a strong team spirit
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to think independently, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in team and autonomously
  • Strong management and organisational skills complemented by a “can do” attitude
  • Lead by example and demonstrate firm values
  • Result-orientated with a sense of responsibility and commitment to delivering quality work
  • Ability to work autonomously, taking full ownership of assigned responsibilities