Fund Accountant - Private Equity

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 16 Oct 18

Fund Accountant - Private Equity

About Our Client

Our client is a Private Equity structure with more than 10 years of activity and with a small international team based in Luxembourg. Due to their growing activity, they are looking for a new member to join the accounting team.

Job Description

As a Fund Accountant, your main tasks & responsibilities for the vehicles in your scope will be the following :

  • Maintaining accurate accounting records : cash book entries and quarter end journals ;
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet and P&L accounts - interco accounts and bank reconciliation ;
  • Assisting in computation of NAV on a quarterly basis ;
  • Preparation of drawdown and distribution notices ;
  • Assisting the preparation of semi-annual financial report and annual financial statements ;
  • Assisting with quarterly investor reporting preparation ;
  • Preparing year-end files and liaising with auditors ;
  • Answering queries from custodian ban, investors or other.

The Successful Applicant

  • Accountancy/ Finance degree ;
  • At least 2 years' experience in accounting within the fund industry (ideally Private Equity exposure) ;
  • Good working knowledge in Lux Gaap and ideally IFRS and UK Gaap too ;
  • Good IT skills (especially Excel) ;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory ;
  • Organize, strong team player, proactive and good communication skills.

What's on Offer

Good environment, exposure and challenge.