Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity/Real Estate

Our client, a leading global fund administration company headquartered in Luxembourg, requires a Senior Fund Accountant to work with their Private Equity and Real Estate clients.  For their continually expanding office, they are looking for motivated and proactive individuals interested in challenging careers in a rapidly growing international company.  They offer employees an excellent working atmosphere, an attractive and competitive salary, benefits, and travel opportunities may also form part of the job.


As a Senior Fund Accountant in the Fund Accounting department of the Private Equity and Real Estate department your role will encompass all facets of the calculation of net asset values on a variety of complex PERE funds. This is a challenging and rewarding role which provides exposure to all elements of a PERE funds’ accounting processes and life cycle. Working closely with other members of the PERE team, your responsibilities will include:




  • Accounting for PERE funds which hold a diverse portfolio of investments. This involves being responsible for keeping books and records and for timely and accurate recording of all transactions

  • Calculation of the net asset value of funds on a quarterly basis which will include the preparation of reporting packs

  • Reporting to and communicating with investment managers and other relevant parties

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements for audit purposes

  • Understanding complex fund structures and accounting for them accordingly

  • Taking ownership for all elements of a funds reporting cycle from review and interpretation of fund governing documentation, through to day to day accounting tasks, the production of quarterly investor reporting and net asset values and annual financial statements




  • Must have an excellent command of English, a second language would be useful

  • Accountancy or business administration qualification essential

  • At least three years of experience in a fund accounting position

  • Experience in accounting for Private Equity/Real Estate funds, Holding Companies, SPVs etc. in Luxembourg is an advantage

  • Knowledge of various accounting standards and principles (Lux GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP)

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

  • Investran knowledge is beneficial

  • Strong accounting knowledge and background

  • Taking a proactive approach to solving issues displays initiative by contributing to the delivery of innovative solutions and follows through to resolution.

  • Committed to anticipating client needs and ensuring client satisfaction using appropriate interpersonal skills and demonstrating confidence and professionalism

  • Attention to detail and focus on quality of output

  • Actively engaged & committed to the collective work of the team, offering assistance and information to ensure team goals are met


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