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Fund Controller - West End

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Salary £85k to £100k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/26460
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 10-07-2017

BRUIN are working with a global investment firm with a strong US presence who are looking to grow out their UK/European function. You will hold a senior level within the firm and must be able to work in an autonomous fashion.

The candidate will have oversight responsibilities that focus primarily on the Luxembourg-domiciled UCITs Funds and Luxembourg AIFs. The candidate will also be exposed to the oversight functions related to U.S. mutual funds, collective investment trusts, private funds and Cayman trusts, as well as Australian domiciled investment companies.

The oversight responsibilities require a comprehensive understanding of investment companies, and all aspects of their activities, from an investment, operational, regulatory, and financial reporting perspective. The candidate will participate in and support new fund development, launch and implementation efforts as well as other fund operations related initiatives.

The role is highly visible within the organization and requires working cross functionally with areas including Portfolio operations, Risk Management, Tax, Legal, Compliance, Client Service and the various vendors that provide services to the Luxembourg UCITs Funds and Luxembourg AIFs.

Qualifications

• University degree in Accounting required; Chartered Accountants required.
• Minimum 5 plus years of experience in the investment management industry, Public Accounting firm and/or relevant industry experience is preferred.
• Technical and business knowledge of various Luxembourg Fund structures (e.g., UCITS and AIFs) and activities from an investment, operational, regulatory, accounting and financial reporting perspective.
• Strong financial reporting background necessary
• Advanced understanding of accounting principles and procedures, including in-depth knowledge of Lux GAAP
• Knowledge and experience across various asset classes (e.g., fixed income, alternatives and equities) and complex instrument types (e.g., derivatives and structured products)

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