Vacancy Details

Client Services Manager

Careers / Client Services Manager,

Career Opportunity:

We are currently recruiting a Client Services Manager for our Madrid office. The successful candidate will get good exposure to alternative investment funds and working on various investment structures will provide financial reporting and business insight from different perspective. 

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare/review financial statements, management reports, budgets and cash flow projection
  • Review the work of other service providers (property and asset managers) and follow up with them. Obtain in depth knowledge of all client structures (shareholders, (crossborder) transactions, tax structures, activities …)
  • Ensure compliance with client reporting requirements
  • Coordinate and follow up client meetings and deliverables
  • Work with auditors to ensure smooth audit process
  • Work with corporate tax advisors and lawyers for the local compliance process
  • Gain knowledge under various reporting frameworks – IFRS, US GAAP, INREV and LUX GAAP
  • Ensure the team meets its deadlines for deliverables (agreed with clients and/or organization, financial statements and reports, tax declarations, general meeting …)
  • Review of deliverables prepared by other team members, including but not limited to: management accounts, annual accounts, reports, tax (including VAT) returns, agenda’s, board packs, minutes, payment instructions and coach and guide them, where necessary
  • Act as back-up to the accountants and Client Services Assistant Manager as needed
  • Have regular one-to-one with each team member in his/her team
  • Set objectives for each team member, defines and reviews job description
  • Develop team members
  • Monitor engagement efficiency of teams
  • Assist in the coordination of new business and product implementations

Your skills:

  • University degree in accounting, finance or economics
  • Minimum 7 years professional experience in accounting in Big 4 or an international financial service provider is a strong advantage
  • Previous experience with international Real Estate / Private Equity structures is an advantage
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS 
  • Experience with the preparation of consolidated financial statements is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, any other language is a plus
  • Experience of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and accounting software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and logical thinking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, autonomously, keep within tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Strong motivation to work in a quickly growing, dynamic and challenging environment

What we offer:

At Centralis, we work in a dynamic, human-size, multi-cultural environment. We attach great importance to the personal fulfilment and professional development of our employees. We offer you an interesting and rewarding job, an attractive salary package, including training support and flexibility. 

Should you be interested, please send your application letter, together with your curriculum vitae, in English, by clicking on the "apply here" button below.