Fund Controller / Deal Support - Real Estate ACA

  1. Permanent
£70,000 - £90,000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus package
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City of London, London

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This real estate fund is looking for an energetic, dynamic and talented fund finance professional who wants to be part of the growth of the firm. Once 'normal' business resumes they expect to be very active on the deal front and are offering this individual to be an integral role in the process. This firm is well known in the market and has completed a number of headline deals in the previous years.

The breadth of the role will attract those with the Controllership fundamentals of running a fund but more importantly wants to play a significant role in supporting acquisition and disposal processes and investor relations.

Investment management

  • Active asset management role of fund SPVs;
  • Close collaboration with the investment team on investment activities, e.g. leading financial and tax due diligence process for new target investments, providing financial and structuring advice;
  • Transaction support responsibilities include reviewing SPAs, preparing funds flow, reconciling completion statements and working directly with advisors and the investment team to agree terms;
  • Review, interrogate and provide input into the fund and deal model to reflect the financial and corporate structure of the funds;
  • Liaise with the investment lead and operating partners regarding information for fund and investor reporting to ensure consistency and accuracy
  • Collaborate with the investment team to produce property and fund level returns using IRR and money on money measures, and Carried Interest Waterfall calculations;

Fund management

  • Manage external consultants in all local jurisdictions to maintain appropriate and accurate accounting records;
  • Supervise and coordinate the quarterly investor reporting cycles and review of quarterly NAVs;
  • Maintain awareness of IFRS and other relevant developments to the financial statements, and supervise annual financial reporting and audit process;
  • Manage investment tax structuring, transfer pricing arrangements and tax compliance across jurisdictions;
  • Manage fund cashflow, debt covenant, fund costs and oversee capital calls and distributions;
  • Manage all finance-related investor correspondence
  • Project manage the property valuation process alongside the investment team and local asset managers.

Given the nature of the role, we are looking for a Fund Controller (or equivalent level of experience) who is looking for a chunkier position.

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, or equivalent), typically 4- 8 years post qualification experience;
  • Real estate or private equity experience is essential
  • Excellent team player with a proactive approach in engaging with all internal stakeholders;
  • Strong project management and communication skills;
  • Able to work autonomously and have outstanding attention to detail

This is an urgent hire and thus the firm is looking to meet candidates through video conference w/c 8th June.

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