Real Estate, Fund Accountant

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • SS&C
  • 15 oct. 18

This is a new role which has arisen due to recent and expected growth in the Real Asset business in EMEA and hence this role presents the chosen candidate with excellent career development opportunities working for a global leading company in fund administration.

Real Estate, Fund Accountant

Company Overview

SS&C provides software and software-enabled services for the global financial services industry. Through a combination of organic innovation and strategic acquisitions, we have assembled a comprehensive selection of technology and service capabilities, backed by industry-leading expertise. Since 1995, SS&C has acquired 51 businesses with products, services and/or technologies in existing or complementary vertical markets. Acquisitions include GlobeOp, Advent Software, Citi Alternative Investor Services, Wells Fargo Global Fund Services and DST Systems.

SS&C has more than 20,000 employees worldwide.  Our head office is located in Windsor, Connecticut with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia. SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence.  

SS&C is the leading independent provider of cloud-based fund administration services and software for the alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed accounts.

Department Overview

The Global Real Assets division of SS&C was created in April 2017 with the purpose of focussing on servicing the specific requirements of Real Assets investment managers and it is a growth area of SS&C’s fund administration business. 

SS&C Global Real Asset fund administration clients include those investing in:

  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Aviation
  • Shipping
  • Other hard assets (e.g. timber, oil & gas)

Position Overview

This is a new role which has arisen due to recent and expected growth in the Real Asset business in EMEA and hence this role presents the chosen candidate with excellent career development opportunities working for a global leading company in fund administration. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Fund Accounting for Real Assets in EMEA thereby presenting a good opportunity for professional learning and development in the area of Real Assets fund administration. 

Responsibilities

  • Part of a team of accountants who act as daily points of contact for clients
  • Providing client service on a multitude of matters including: posting general ledger journals, reconciling cash and positions, recording and analyzing transactions, and preparation of work paper packages.
  • Assisting with external audits
  • Assisting with the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and partner capital reporting including all supporting work papers and disclosure documents.
  • Assisting with integrating new clients onto the TNR accounting software package
  • Interacting with clients at various levels and help maintain strong client relationships
  • Interacting with colleagues at various levels across multiple locations
  • Responding to client inquiries and requests
  • Providing input to client service plans, calendars and timelines

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Experience of fund administration or real assets / private equity
  • Familiarity with preparing and reviewing of capital call and distribution calculations, management fee calculations, waterfall calculations and preparation of financial statements
  • Knowledge of partnership accounting
  • Exposure to UK GAAP and IFRS
  • MS Excel knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight internal and client deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, including written, listening and presentation abilities
  • Solid  attention to detail
  • Good client relationship management skills
  • Willingness to travel, occasional travel may be required to other offices

Data Privacy Notice

The provision of personal information through your job application will be processed in accordance with SS&C Data Privacy Notice for Candidates (https://www.ssctech.com/Portals/0/Documents/pdf-assets/SSC-EEA-Data-Protection-Policy.pdf), which the applicant hereby acknowledges having read and fully understood.  

SS&C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.