Fund/Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity Real Estate – Luxembourg

Fund/Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity Real Estate – Luxembourg

The individual will be responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for a portfolio of real estate and private equity funds and other structures. The individual will liaise with CFOs and financial controllers, fund managers, third parties (including auditors) and other external advisors necessary to ensure smooth operation of the structure and to ensure that deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as first point of contact in relation to all accounting and reporting matters for varied portfolio of alternative investment funds and SPVs
  • Preparation and review of periodic financial statements, cash flows and associated notes including transaction related issues.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts of Luxembourg funds and other structures in accordance with IFRS and LUX GAAP.
  • Preparation and review of Investor NAV reporting as appropriate
  • Ability to prepare and review consolidation of group of companies
  • Calculation of management fees/ equalisation charges and performance fees ensuring the requirements of the key documentation (LPA/ PPM) are followed
  • Dealing with year end audits including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues.
  • Attendance at board and shareholder meetings and review of packs along side administration team
  • Preparing Luxembourg statutory reporting and VAT and tax returns.
  • Solving problems proactively using technical expertise and common-sense.
  • Responsible for regulatory filings (BCL/ CSSF)
  • Review bank payments in various banking platforms and ensuring necessary supporting documents (including KYC documents) are obtained and attached for efficient review process
  • Responsible for training and development of junior team members in the team through training and coaching
  • Proactively build strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Graduate in Finance, Economics or Accounting
  • The candidate will hold a professional accounting qualification at an appropriate level (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) or will be studying towards one
  • Experienced in Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS. Experience of consolidations will be an advantage
  • Proactive and problem-solving approach
  • Ability to plan effectively, with strong deadline orientation
  • Ability to motivate, supervise, mentor and train more junior members of the team
  • Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills for a high degree of client interaction and the promotion of client interaction within the business
  • Fluent in English, with French and/or German an advantage


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