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Supervisor - Fund Accounting

Job Title: Supervisor - Fund Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3139654
Job Published: June 17, 2020 22:31

Job Description

About The Role

Your role will encompass the administration of a portfolio of Private Equity funds working closely with the Assistant Vice President and assisting with supervision of a small team of accountants.

Job Duties In Brief
    • Maintaining books and records and calculating fund Net Asset Values;
    • Reviewing and/or preparing financial statements and associated reports, including performance metrics;
    • Reviewing and/or calculating carried interest/performance/incentive fees;
    • Reviewing and/or preparing calculations and investor allocations for capital calls, distributions and equalisations;
    • Coordinating and/or processing payments and other transactions;
    • Supervising junior staff, reviewing and signing off on work performed;
    • Acting as a primary day-to-day contact with clients and other fund participants;
    • Work closely with the Investor Relations team to respond to investor queries and to disseminate capital activity and other investor notices;
    • Monitor Senior/Fund Accountants’ progression and identify areas for training and development;
    • Assist Assistant Vice President to coordinate team to meet recurring and ad-hoc client deliverables, including year end process with respect to audit timelines, financial statement preparation, regulatory filings, tax services etc;
    • Participating in projects that may be defined from time to time in connection with the continuing expansion and evolution of the business;
    • Identifying and escalating any material issues effecting service delivery to the Assistant Vice President;
    • Any other functions required as part of the business of the Company, and reporting to the Assistant Vice President.

About You
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or possess a professional accounting qualification (ie, CA, CPA or ACCA or equivalent.)
  • Minimum of 4– 5 years’ experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particularly Private Equity, Asset Management or Fund Administration.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and / or USGAAP
  • Experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledger and financial statements.
  • Established knowledge in relation to accounting and consolidations under IFRS.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written).
  • Motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines.
  • A team player who is able to manage individual responsibilities.
  • Supervisory skills with experience in managing and/or leading staff for 2 years.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Good client/ business relationship management
  • Sound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc).
  • User experience with enterprise accounting system(s).
  • Working knowledge of Investran highly desirable (or other Private Equity system e.g. E-Front)
  • Experience in Limited Partnership accounting
  • Private equity administration experience

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