Fund Finance Manager

A great role for a Fund Finance Manager to join my client on a 6 month FTC. This will suit someone who is 2-3 years post qualified and has Real Estate Fund experience.

You will be responsible for all management and financial accounting, reporting for all entities within their Fund/Mandates and you will build and manage all key relationships.

The ideal candidate will be commercially focused with hands on experience working with investors and knowing the investments inside out.

Location: London
Duration: 6 months (opportunity to extend or go perm)
Salary:
£70,000 pro rata
Start Date:
Flexible

Key Responsibilities

Financial accounting - investor reporting

  • Responsible for the coordination and preparation of the finance elements within investor reporting, including monthly pricing and quarterly reporting
  • Manage relationships, review outputs, provide input on complex accounting issues and highlight operational issues with third party providers of which the financial reporting is outsourced to.
  • Ensure the adherence to the timetable for investor reporting
  • Review the local co accounts, the holding companies within the structure and the consolidated accounts (including a full understanding of the consolidation adjustments) and signing off before inclusion in the reporting
  • Reviewing NAV calculations
  • Reviewing INREV NAV calculations

Financial accounting - statutory

  • Responsible for the coordination of the preparation and audit of annual financial statements for funds
  • Keeping auditors up to date on key fund development
  • Reviewing draft financial statements, ensuring they are correctly prepared under IFRS (or local GAAP, if required)
  • Maintaining awareness of IFRS and other developments to the financial statements

Transaction support

  • Responsible for the financial side of transactions in conjunction with SFFM, portfolio managers, Head of Treasury and Head of Tax
  • Structuring new deals in a tax efficient manner
  • Completing financial due diligence when acquiring companies
  • Preparing fund flow

Client Services and investors

  • Build relationships with investors and presenting the company in a client focuses manner
  • Responding to investor queries in a timely manner
  • Attend and present at investor meetings
  • Prepare investor drawdowns
  • Review investor distribution calculations and payments

Banking, debt and cash management

  • Responsible for cash management
  • Manage cash flow across the entire structure
  • Review intercompany interest payments
  • Ensure bank reconciliations are performed
  • Prepare cash forecasting across the fund they work on, including the planning of investor and debt drawdowns

Taxation

  • Manage the tax structure and tax reporting of the funds/mandates

Corporate Governance

  • Ensure the companies in the structure are appropriately managed

Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (2-3 years post qualified)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP
  • Knowledge of local corporate and VAT taxation requirements
  • 3 years work experience
  • Property investment experience
  • Strong project management and communication
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Staff management experience
  • Fund Finance Manager experience

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