Due to continued expansion of the Malta office, we are looking for highly motivated individuals with a particular focus on attention to detail and service standards to cover the role of Account Manager (Private Equity).
The successful applicant for this position will be responsible for overseeing a team of Private Equity Fund Accountants involved in the areas of NAV Calculation, Investor Reporting, Company Secretarial and Compliance. The individual will maintain client relationships and take responsibility for the co-ordination of regulatory reporting, audit preparation, new business take on and due diligence requirements of the company. This is an exciting role for someone who is determined to get involved in all aspects of fund administration.
- Timely and accurate NAV calculations.
- To ensure NAV calculations are reviewed and delivered by the agreed delivery timeframes along with any other client specific reporting requirements.
- Operational onboarding of new and take on funds and ensure everything has been prepared prior to the launch and take on date – bank and broker access, set-up in the accounting system, etc.
- Attendance in meetings where NAV calculations, Financial Statements and other deliverables are discussed.
- Processing and review of all capital call and distribution transactions.
- Ongoing Implementation and refinement of SSAE 16 controls.
- Ensuring client enquiries are answered in accordance with the Private Equity Team’s service standards on an ongoing basis.
- Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications.
- Detailed review of NAV calculations for Private Equity, Real Estate and Listed Funds.
- Review of subscriptions and redemptions.
- Authorisation of payments via bank portals.
- Preparation and review of financial statements as required annually.
- Ability to deal with auditors (external and internal) and manage and respond to audit queries.
- Monitoring of Admin Fee payments and Chasing of Debtors.
- Ensuring best practice are adopted and improving processes to gain efficiencies.
- At least 3 years experience in private equity, real estate, funds of funds and debt/loan funds.
- Familiarity with preparing and reviewing of capital call, distributions, management fee calculations, waterfall calculations and preparation of financial statements.
- Using the Efront system for accounting transactions, creating periodic accruals, creating private equity reports.
- Knowledge of accounting standards.
- An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills.
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
- Capacity to problem-solve and ability to deal with complex issues.
- Part or Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA).
- Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Macros in Excel.