Fund Accounting Manager Private Equity & Real Estate (German Speaker), Officer Fund Accounting Manager Private Equity & Real  …

State Street Corporation
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
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Reporting to an Assistant Vice President, the Officer is responsible for ensuring team compliance with operating policies, procedures and guidelines in the timely completion of accurate Net Asset Valuations (NAV). They are also responsible for team development, staff management and enhancing client satisfaction within a Private Equity Fund Accounting department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the quality of service delivered to assigned clients
  • Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables
  • Manage and complete client initialization and transition
  • Maintain managerial oversight of all operations conducted by the Fund Group in Poland.
  • Plan and manage the daily processes and the effective utilisation of resources with the support of the AVP
  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action, keeping team and AVP informed of issue. Record the issue in an issues log and track progress
  • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators are produced and dispatched as required
  • Review corporate documentation on processes, procedures and controls and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of these and related systems, initiating remedial action as necessary. Ensure documentation exists for any client-specific procedures
  • Monitor errors, complaints and potential breaches. Record as appropriate in the Errors log
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies and procedures
  • Manage absences, time keeping and holiday/cover arrangements within the teams
  • Ensure contingency plans exist for the work of the team and where necessary contribute to the business continuity plans and tests
  • Assist with planning and management of all relevant project work
  • Conduct regular and structured team meetings ensuring action points are followed up
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, third parties and colleagues, communicating effectively through formalised reporting and ad hoc liaison. 
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation of client specific Fund Accounting projects (new business development review, planning & roll out)

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Strong fund accounting experience and knowledge of private equity funds
  • Knowledge of German GAAP (HGB)
  • German Speaker
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills
  • Ability to build, train and manage effective teams
  • Primary Degree or a Professional or Accounting qualification or equivalent.
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