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Property Fund Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £68000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-72562_1611856003

  • Published:

    28 January 2021

  • Expiry date:

    29 March 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Our client, one of London's best known real estate investors with over £20bn AUM are seeking a Fund Finance Manager to join the already existing fund finance team, as well as work closely with Fund/ Asset Managers. You will also be a key point of contact to investors and board members, gaining front line exposure to new transactions.

Managing junior members within the team, the role will be split between financial control, process & controls, oversight and board & investor reporting.

Key duties include:

  • Review of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly pricing returns prepared by the team within agreed deadlines

  • Production and dispatch of pricing returns to agreed formats within agreed deadlines

  • Review production of cash flow forecasts for fund managers, and dealing with related queries from users of the forecast reports

  • Considering financial reporting and accounting implications of new projects and complex transactions in the light of fund growth and new business activities, including liaising with external advisors and assisting with design of the end-to-end operating model.

  • Liaising with Fund and Asset Managers to understand the underlying transactions and ensure appropriate financial operation of the funds/investments

  • Ensure the accounting treatment of transactions are compliant with the relevant accounting policies and standards

  • Line management responsibility for two senior associates and one associate, including delegating and review of work, training and coaching

  • Review and improvement of existing reporting processes to enhance the robustness of procedures and controls.

Key responsibilities

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent)

  • Accounting experience and an exposure to property accounting under UK GAAP and IFRS

  • Experience in the use of Yardi Voyager is preferable but not essential

  • Excel (to advanced level is desirable)

  • Experience of supervising staff (managing, coaching and reviewing work)

  • Flexible and proactive approach to problem solving and working well with the larger team

If you would like to work in a progressive environemnt, work well within a team and want to gain exposure to some of the biggest names within real estate & private equity, please apply with an up to date CV.