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Fund Controller - JN 73621

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-73621_1623322411

  • Published:

    10 June 2021

  • Expiry date:

    09 August 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Cobalt are working with one of real estate's best known asset and investment managers, currently seeking a Fund Controller to look after their pan-European investment strategies, as well as be a key part in growth as capital is continued to be deployed across new asset classes.

Tasked with championing third parties, you will also be a key point of contact to senior stakeholders, as well as support the Fund CFO on process improvement, as well as working closely with asset and fund managers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Review/preparation of regular (quarterly and annual) financial reports under IFRS for a number of Real Estate Funds
  • Assist with the establishment of new fund reporting requirements, liaising with other offices to ensure consistency
  • Drafting of NAV forecasts and management fee calculations
  • Liaise with outsourced service providers and review their reporting
  • Analysis of variance between budget and actuals
  • Bank reconciliations and monitoring of cash
  • Liquidity analysis and recommendation of calls from and distributions to investors
  • Assisting with bank reporting information requirements
  • Assisting Asset Managers by providing information for portfolio models, in particular: cash flow actuals, debt and tax analysis
  • Attending weekly meetings with Asset Managers and reporting on financial aspects within funds
  • Work with the Investment team, lawyers and other service providers to help establish new structures
  • Assisting with disposal closing audits and calculation of purchase price adjustments

Key responsibilities

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of IFRS/ local GAAPs
  • Fund accounting experience or working within Real Estate
  • Experience of European Tax structures is desirable but not essential
  • Work well within a team and highly organised

If you would like to work with one of the biggest names within real estate & private equity, have strong communication skills and are a team player, please apply with an up to date CV.