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Fund Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Qualified/Senior Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-74877_1634197915

  • Published:

    14 October 2021

  • Expiry date:

    13 December 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Cobalt are currently working with a real estate private equity manager who are looking for a French/German speaking accountant to join their finance and operations team.

This boutique real estate investor focuses on logistical and industrial real estate across Europe. This role will be a very varied role working on commercial finance and fund accounting workstreams.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Investor relations with limited partners on accounting and capital drawdowns

  • Overseeing timely, accurate management accounts for SPVs and fund consolidation in local GAAP and US GAAP reporting

  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, income statements and cashflow statements accordingly for SPVs.

  • Managing the business cashflow and optimising working capital requirements for each SPV.

  • Liaising with and preparing tax reporting (VAT, corporate) and liaising with tax consultants to structure vehicles and implement guidance.

  • Managing budgets and forecasting

  • Implementing, reviewing and improving financial processes and systems

  • Paying bills and organising accounts payables and receivables

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • ACA or ACCA Qualification

  • Native German or French speaker (preferred)

  • Microsoft office skills (Excel AND PowerPoint)

  • Real estate background preferred

  • Relevant experience within private equity preferred

  • Hard-working with an ability to work in an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment

If this sounds of interest, please apply immediately with your most up to date CV.