Vacancy Details

Luxembourg

Fund Accountant

Careers / Fund Accountant, Luxembourg

Career Opportunity:

We are currently recruiting a Fund Accountant, for our Luxembourg office. The successful candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to learn and have a flexible approach to their work.

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • The Fund Accountant performs accounting work for investment funds structures, from the GP through the Fund, down to the SPVs with a high degree of accuracy
  • The Fund Accountant is occasionally assisted by a Junior Fund Accountant or a Senior Fund Accountant on more complex fund structures or larger client relationship
  • The work is reviewed by the Client Services Assistant Manager or Clients Services Manager
  • Provide services to a portfolio of entities including accounting, NAV production, reporting and fund administration
  • Provide day-to-day financial reporting and fund accounting services, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Ensure client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines
  • Apply investments valuation as per the fund valuation policy and reconcile the investment cost as per the official records
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure accounting records are accurate and activities are understood and included within accounting ledgers
  • Ensure all journal entries are supported by valid backup and cross referenced, to be stored as per existing procedures
  • Enforce controls as per SOC1 report and document them via the execution of checklists for each accounting deliverable
  • Collaborate effectively with the Transfer Agent team on capital events, partner transfers and capital account statements preparation by booking journal entries, preparing calculations, notices and statements, until they are approved by the client/AIFM
  • Prepare accounting files for audit and coordinate the audit process until financial statements are finalized
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual NAVs, management accounts and investor reports
  • Prepare annual statutory financial statements, including ECDF filings
  • Perform upon client instructions cash management and bank payments
  • Prepare and attend client board meetings for financial statements presentation
  • Manage client relationships ensuring quality and responsive services to clients
  • Liaise with third parties such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and investment managers, as required
  • Manage a portfolio of clients in a professional manner with a strict observance of the procedures in place at Centralis
  • Keep up-to-date with the industry knowledge

Your skills:

  • Accounting diploma + 3 years fund accounting experience
  • ACCA or similar
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Prior experience in illiquid alternative investment funds administration, such as private equity, private debt and/or real estate funds
  • Any prior experiences on E-front are considered an advantage

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 and a number of benefits, 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.