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Fund Accounting Manager - Alternative Investments

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Salary £80k to £85k
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/27574
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 04-12-2017

City based Asset Manager are seeking to recruit a Fund Accounting Manager - Alternative Investments on a Permanent basis.

This position is responsible for the initial launch and then day-to-day management and oversight of the firms growing range of Alternative Funds inc. fund accounting, service delivery, due diligence and any relevant tax reporting for the vehicle, fund or domicile.

• In conjunction with their manager, develop and implement the fund accounting and wider operational solution to alternative products (Globally), including ensuring all policies and procedures are identified and documented.
• The candidate will anticipate and provide solutions to the most complex fund operational & accounting problems.
• Once alternative products are launched, the candidate will run the product in BAU ensuring appropriate oversight of all outsource providers including service delivery, on-site due diligence, contractual & commercial terms
• Outside of the alternative space there is a requirement to be involved and support fund operational tax. This is an evolving area within the department particularly as new product types are launched so there is a requirement for the incumbent to be comfortable with the operational tax requirements
• This role will be viewed as a senior member of the Fund Accounting management team.

Skills Required

• Excellent communication skills – audience is likely to be up to COO/CEO level
• Expected to be subject matter expert and take responsibility for tasks
• Decision maker and use initiative
• Accounting qualification (by experience considered)
• 3-5 years fund operational and / or fund tax experience within an asset manager, administrator or private equity firm
• Fund oversight and / or fund launch experience
• Focus on alternative fund structures : QIAIFs, investment trusts, Cayman master – feeder, Lux securitisation vehicles, Irish section 110 (both fund accounting and tax)

Salary up to £85,000 - City Based

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