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Senior Fund Accountant - Real Estate Investment Management

  • Location:

    London

  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

    octavian@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

  • Job ref:

    DOO11767_1

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-03-28

​Our Client

​Our client, a FTSE listed Alternative Asset Manager, our client is looking for an experienced middle office analyst or fund accountant to join their rapidly growing real estate and private debt middle office team here in London. The role holds a critical relationship between the Front And Middle Office teams.


The Role

  • Ownership of the accounting and operational functions to support the Firm’s growing UK real estate and European private debt strategies.

  • Primarily responsible for assisting Front Office by providing review/analysis of fund management accounts (P/L & Balance Sheet) and calculating the Net Asset Value (NAV) of funds.

  • Support and advise on complex accounting treatment for UK real estate transactions and fund life-cycle events.

  • Represent Middle Office internally

Main Duties

  • Support financial reporting and accounting relating to UK real estate strategy including for the year end audit.

  • Take ownership for on-going operational procedures relating to UK real estate strategy.

  • Support regulatory reporting relating to UK real estate strategies.

  • Manage the delivery of service providers to Firm funds, assess performance and challenge service provider model.

  • Propose and design infrastructure requirements to support growth of the strategies

  • Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the pricing governance and controls are maintained through identification and mitigation of pricing risks and the communication/documentation of any enhancements to the framework.

  • Attend pricing committee meetings and present proposed valuations.

  • Liaise with the fund administrator(s) to reconcile final fund NAVs.

  • Provide ad hoc reports to the Front Office and senior management regarding performance and historic analysis.

Your Profile

  • Strong academic background with minimum ACA/ACCA or equivalent

  • Minimum 3-4 years in Private Markets middle office – with good controls knowledge

  • Strong preference for additional Real Estate valuations and technical accounting experience

  • Candidates with a good audit background also heavily encouraged to apply

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Email: octavian@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11767

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