Controller - Real Estate Services Firm - Luxembourg
- Responsible for the day-to-day accounting support functions for a fund or multiple funds or separate accounts.
- Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and other client reporting.
- In charge of the production of fund financial statements and other required financial information including but not limited to investor funded and unfunded commitments, asset accrual methodology and output. May maintains shareholder registries. Supports preparation of periodic financial statements and assists with audit and tax preparation and audit review. Performs budgeting, forecasting and reporting activities. Assist in designing and preparing client presentations relating to the fund. Completes in an accurate and timely manner.
- Managing the daily activities of the treasury, cash management and accounting function of the fund.
- Bank account cash reconciliations
- Posts journal entries and money-movement transactions
- Ensures all fund transactions are properly posted to accounting system
- Prepares and reconciles trial balances for assigned funds.
- NAV Calculation: Prepares, analyzes and reviews periodic NAV calculations
- No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
- May guide lower level employees. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance to others.
- Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required. A minimum of five years accounting experience required. Prior experience in fund level accounting preferred with real estate accounting accounting software systems.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
- Certified Accountant qualifications in relevant jurisdictions or working towards this.
- Communicates clearly, effectively and concisely. Has foundational negotiation and presentation skills. Solid written and verbal communication skills. Solid organization skills and analytical skills
- Requires intermediate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including an intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP). Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts intermediate financial analysis.