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Financial Controller - Funds Management

Job Title: Financial Controller - Funds Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 2985462
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 12:32

Job Description

Our client is growing business with significant investment from international partners and are looking to grow their local finance team and add this newly created role of Financial Controller to managed all fund finance functions. 

With excellent and stable long-term performance, this asset class enjoys a unique position as an investment. It is an asset class that produces competitive returns for its investors, with less volatility than most. 

Reporting to the CFO you will be tasked to manage the financial aspects of the business including funds, assets/investments and investors. 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Assist in managing the Group Finance functions including Investment Manager & Fund reporting requirements to the Directors, Investors, Asset Management Committees, Board & Board Committees
  • Responsible for coordinating all Fund Reporting tasks including financial elements of Investor Reporting and Advisory Committee communications and Service Provider requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with the policies & procedures that support the Finance function, including maintenance of the overall control environment
  • Prepare the annual Fund budgeting process, including Asset level budgeting
  • Annual statutory reporting for Funds including external valuation and external audit requirements
  • Maintain the overall tax strategy of the funds, including ongoing tax compliance
  • Compliance with debt covenants and facility requirements
  • Coordinating capital calls and returns
  • Treasury management
  • Administrative management of distributions and dividends
The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance, economics; with a CA qualification and highly technical across corporate governance principles, tax and fund reporting. You will have several years of experience in a technical financial reporting role and have a good understanding from working in the funds management industry. You will be a natural leader, with highly developed financial acumen and understanding of company structuring. You will have excellent written and verbal skills and be very adept in dealing with sophisticated investors. 

This is outstanding opportunity to join a market leading Funds Management business which is forecasting significant growth. If you are interested in learning more about this position please contact Sarah Kennedy for a confidential discussion on 07 3854 3801 / or apply below.