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Senior Fund Controller

  • Location:

    London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £95000 - £105000 per annum + plus bonus

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-77299_1655972165

  • Published:

    23 June 2022

  • Expiry date:

    22 August 2022

Senior Fund Controller

£95,000-£105,000 p.a. plus bonus

Hybrid, London

Cobalt is partnering with a highly regarded pan European real estate Investment Manager to find a Senior Fund Controller for their successful team based in London. In this role you will be responsible for the management of the team and all aspects of investment accounting for SPVs and the fund, liaising with Fund Finance Managers and other stakeholders

In this role you will have a wide remit, critically split between SPVs oversight and third party service provider oversight, reporting into Senior Management within Investment and Asset Management teams who are responsible for strategy of these important funds.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring and controlling of the accounting outputs produced by the team and the third parties (GAAP adjustments, cash flows, fund consolidation, NAVs reconciliations, distributions)

  • Supporting the key transactions and undertaking buy and sell side due diligence to ensure that Fund flows integrate into the varied complex structures

  • Apply tax computations for direct and indirect taxation, working closely with 3rd party providers to ensure accurate cash flow modelling and financial reporting to all stakeholders

  • Partnering with service providers, auditors, property managers as well as with internal departments and the fund finance managers

  • Managing and developing the team

  • Be responsible for engaging with new service providers to ensure process efficiency and to ensure all funds and transactions are adequately supported due to the volume of acquisitions and disposals

Key requirements for this role:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified

  • Extensive relevant experience in accounting within real estate

  • Strong knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS

  • Strong Excel skills

  • People management skills desirable but not essential

If this opportunity is of interest and you have the experience required, please apply with an up to date CV in word format!