Senior Fund Controller, European Real Estate Senior Fund Controller, European Real Estate …

Fidelity International
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 28 nov. 20
Negotiable
Fidelity International
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 28 nov. 20
Negotiable
Purpose of the Role This role will manage the financial accounting and reporting across a range of real assets funds and segregated mandates. The Fund controller be responsible for developing and maintaining robust controls and process; and will ensure that fund pricing and financial reporting, including management accounts and financial statements, are produced consistently, on time and to a high standard across all entities.

Purpose of the Role

This role will manage the financial accounting and reporting across a range of real assets funds and segregated mandates. The Fund controller be responsible for developing and maintaining robust controls and process; and will ensure that fund pricing and financial reporting, including management accounts and financial statements, are produced consistently, on time and to a high standard across all entities.

Key Responsibilities

Financial and Regulatory Accounting & Reporting

  • IFRS Financial & Regulatory Reporting
  • Review and approval of IFRS / Local (statutory) GAAP financials within the fund structure
  • Preparation of management accounts, including actuals v budget variance analysis
  • Management and oversight of the fund administrators/ SPV external accounting service providers
  • Calculation of fund and investor performance returns, Trading NAV, INREV NAV & TER, unit/share prices and management fees
  • Distribution calculations - forecast and actual
  • Management of the annual audit process for relevant funds and entities
  • Financial loan covenant calculation and reporting
  • Preparation of financial information for internal and external Boards and Committees

Tax Compliance / Structuring (in conjunction with tax advisors)

  • Monitoring and management of tax filings / tax compliance for income/corporate tax, withholding tax, capital gains tax, value add tax and FATCA/CRS
  • Understanding of the fund tax structure
  • Analysis of tax law change impacts on the fund structure together with the fund tax advisor
  • Assurance of sufficient transfer pricing documentation and fulfilment of substance requirements
  • Deal/Fund tax structuring support for Portfolio Management teams

Cash & Liquidity Management

  • Cash management across the entire fund structure including regular capitalisation and liquidity forecasts in compliance with the fund specific cash management strategy defined by Portfolio Management
  • Processing capital calls, distributions, redemptions
  • Review and approve payment instructions based on the relevant Delegation of Authority matrix
  • Maintenance of bank accounts and online banking solutions and keeping an actual bank account inventory

Investment Process Support & Risk Management

  • Active management of the SPV/Fund liquidation process
  • Financial due diligence of new target investments including financial appraisal
  • Business partnering; providing financial expertise, review and structuring advice
  • Preparation and /or review and interrogation of financial models
  • Risk & Investment restrictions monitoring and reporting
  • Financial Support for large development programs
  • Preparation and / or review and validation of client financial reporting

Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Indepth asset management industry experience, working within Real Estate and/or other real asset classes.
  • In depth understanding of:
    • Current accounting standards (IFRS and Lux GAAP)
    • accounting for real assets activities and complex transactions
    • common fund structures and tax issues
  • Knowledge of local corporate taxation requirements / understanding of income/corporate tax/VAT
  • Knowledge of UK and Luxembourg based fund structures
  • Good Excel skills and competence with other Microsoft Office applications
  • Organised with a structured approach to working across multiple activities
  • Managing a variety of funds/entities simultaneously
  • Oversight and management of third-party fund administrators, accountants, tax advisors etc.
  • Proactive hands on mentality / can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Languages required - English and German
  • ACA / ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Yardi experience preferred
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