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Account Manager

Client is looking for highly motivated individuals with a particular focus on attention to detail and service standards to cover the role of Account Manager (Private Equity).

The Role:

  • Timely and accurate NAV calculations.
  • To ensure NAV calculations are reviewed and delivered by the agreed delivery time frames along with any other client specific reporting requirements.
  • Operational onboarding of new and take on funds and ensure everything has been prepared prior to the launch and take on date – bank and broker access, set-up in the accounting system, etc.
  • Attendance in meetings where NAV calculations, financial statements and other deliverables are discussed.
  • Processing and review of all capital call and distribution transactions.
  • Ongoing Implementation and refinement of SSAE 16 controls.
  • Ensuring client enquiries are answered in accordance with the Private Equity team’s service standards on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications.
  • Detailed review of NAV calculations for private equity, real estate and listed funds.
  • Review of subscriptions and redemptions.
  • Authorisation of payments via bank portals.
  • Preparation and review of financial statements as required annually.
  • Ability to deal with auditors (external and internal) and manage and respond to audit queries.
  • Monitoring of admin fee payments and chasing of debtors.
  • Ensuring best practice are adopted and improving processes to gain efficiencies.

The Skills:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in private equity, real estate, funds of funds and debt / loan funds.
  • Familiarity with preparing and reviewing of capital call, distributions, management fee calculations, waterfall calculations and preparation of financial statements.
  • Using the Efront system for accounting transactions, creating periodic accruals, creating private equity reports.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards.
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to problem-solve and ability to deal with complex issues.
  • Part or fully qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA).

Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Macros in Excel.