Role details

Senior Fund Accountant / Associate (m/w)

Zug   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Great opportunity to join an international company and get broad exposure
  • CPA, ACCA, CIMA qualified senior accountant

About Our Client

Our client is a dynamic private equity firm looking to strengthen their accounting department

Job Description

* Streamline procedures and support migration of accounting data to new ERP
* Document, maintain and update accounting procedures and templates to ensure compliance
* Prepare draft annual financial statements for private equity funds in accordance with IFRS
* Prepare quarterly/monthly management accounts as well as investors capital accounts statements for the managed private equity funds
* Perform daily reconciliations of bank accounts as well as cash monitoring and liquidity management for the private equity funds managed
* Assist existing and potential investors with ad hoc accounting, regulatory or investments related questions as well as liaising and coordinating with the internal compliance department regarding regulatory reporting requirements
* Liaise with tax advisors to assist investors with any ad hoc tax related questions
* Coordinate the administration of assigned Private Equity products and act as first contact to all external parties involved in the day-to-day operations of the fund
* Manage relationship with Big4 auditors and tax advisors to ensure timely and accurate completion of audits
* Budget planning, fee negotiations and monitoring of fees, supporting sales with the preparation of proposals

The Successful Applicant

* Degree in accounting or finance ideally with a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CPA, CIMA, WP or equivalent)
* Private Equity knowledge required with proven track record in fund accounting and administration
* Solid accounting knowledge in IFRS (US-GAAP will be advantageous)
* At least 3 years in a similar role with basic understanding of taxation rules and withholding taxes
* Excellent organisational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a team
* Client oriented mindset with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships
* Self driven individual with the ability to review the work of others as well hold training's for other team members
* Proficiency in Excel, Access and other MS products
* Fluency in English and German is a must. French is considered a plus

What's on Offer

Great opportunity!
Competitive package.

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