Fund Controller - Real Estate Fund | Yardi Experience Required

Recruiter
Marks Sattin
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Competitive Bonus and Benefits
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
04 May 2021
Ref
MSNEWQUAL03
Contact
Sunil Basra
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A rapidly growing pan-European real estate investment manager with investments in Europe. The business has grown rapidly expanding, having completed a number of impressive deals and is looking to hire a Fund Controller.

The company is a boutique giving the successful candidate the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the entire company as the investment portfolio grows and to get involved with the multitude of investments taking place. Initially taking on a finance remit before taking on commercial responsibilities.

We are looking to hear from Fund Accountants / Senior Fund Accountants from the real estate investment management industry who are familiar with Lux structures and also the system Yardi.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set-up process
  • Supporting the acquisition investment teams in new deal transactions.
  • Liaising with fund board members to coordinate the approval of transactions and other regulatory requirements
  • Overseeing fund administrators and custodians to confirm that they are accurately and efficiently reflecting all activity across the funds
  • Taking primary responsibility for the fund accounting process and preparing management accounts monthly/quarterly
  • Assisting with producing fund performance metrics and variance analysis
  • Management of the annual fund audits, ensuring strict reporting deadlines are met
  • Assisting in the timely and efficient production of periodic investor reporting
  • Overseeing the fund budgeting and forecasting process working closely with the investment management teams
  • Oversight of the quarterly distribution forecast and analysis
  • Oversight and input into Yardi to ensure Budgets and purchase orders all accurately recorded
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required to support the wider team

Skills

  • Qualified chartered accountant (ACA/ACCA) with post-qualified experience in real estate fund accounting and reporting
  • Experience in maintaining cash flow forecasts and budgets
  • Experience working with and supervising external service providers
  • Yardi experience essential
  • Knowledge of IFRS and FRS 102 are necessary
  • Experience in managing statutory audit process, including reporting under IFRS, U. GAAP and Luxembourg GAAP

For immediate consideration, please apply now or contact Sunil Basra for further information.