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Senior Fund Accountant

Job Title: Senior Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3163041
Contact Name: Niamh Patton
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Job Published: August 05, 2021 14:03

Job Description

Our client is a Sydney based private equity & property investment group that has enjoyed significant growth and success over the years. They have brand new offices in the heart of the CBD and a close-knit team environment. They are known for rewarding their staff and have very low staff turnover. 

This offers a rare opportunity to work alongside the fund managers who established the organisation. Due to company expansion, this is a brand new role.
As a result of their success they have created a new position for a Senior Fund Accountant to join the Finance Team. 
This newly created role will report directly to the FC but will also support the  real estate team on a day to day basis.

This role will liaise with internal finance and compliance teams, investment partners as needed, external Accountants & Auditors and Bankers. 

Your primary responsibilities will include:
  • Take full responsibility of a portfolio of entities;
  • Gain an understanding of a range of investments from listed shares to debt instruments to shopping centres and residential development projects.
  • Gain an understanding of the investment structures of new deals assigned to you from a commercial, legal, tax and accounting point of view.
  • Set up and maintain management accounts for your portfolio of entities on a monthly basis.
  • Complete quarterly accounts and work papers for your entities;
  • Oversee the Treasury aspect of your portfolio, including review of investor capital calls and distributions, monitoring borrower drawdown requests and repayments.
  • Annual Compliance – take responsibility of year end compliance, including preparation of RDR GPFS, tax returns, ATO annual lodgements and investor tax statements;
  • Assist in the complete review of the investor tax statements for your entities;
  • Undertake various ad hoc projects as required to support the fund accounting team;
  • Take the initiative to constantly improve the delivery of accurate financial information on a timely basis.
  • 4 - 7 years of Business Services experience is essential;
  • CA/CPA qualified;
  • Relevant client experience may include investment banking, real estate funds management or unit pricing;
  • Excellent communication; written and verbal skills;
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to demonstrate initiative in your approach to work and be proactive and positive in your approach to work.
If you thrive in a boutique environment and being surrounded by high performance individuals then please apply.

For more information please contact Niamh Patton on 02 9775 5930.