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Private Equity- Fund Accounting Manager

Job description

Sigmar are currently working with a leading Asset Manager in their search for a Manager to come into the Private Equity Fund Accounting team in what is a growing space for the business.

As a manager in the Private Equity Fund Accounting team you will be expected to run a team of high performing individuals. Therefore the incumbent of the role will have an indepth knowledge of Private Equity, Real Estate structures and other related investment types. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Be the main daily client operational contact for the Private Equity Department.
  • Support the Head of Private Equity and assist in strategic business decision making.
  • Assist the Head of Private Equity in growing the PE unit including assisting in sales pitches, hiring staff and developing workflows, operating models and best practices.
  • Work with Business Development team in assessing new opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with all client contacts including investment professionals, investors, lawyers, auditors and banking personnel.
  • Supervise staff accountants on systems, processing, procedures and job responsibilities.
  • Train, coach and mentor team members as well as providing feedback on performance and conduct performance appraisals.
  • Review and approve work performed by fund accountants & analysts.

Previous Experience: 

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a Fund Administration role with at least 5 of those working in a Private Equity role. 
  • Experience in working on a Private Equity accounting systems.
  • Have a strong knowledge of Private Equity structures, various Fund domiciles regulatory requirements and waterfall calculations
  • Have experience in reviewing Limited Partnership Agreements and OM’s.
  • Prior experience in managing a team. 
  • Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Coordination and Relationship Management skill.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Individual who takes initiative and ownership of assigned responsibilities.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude with excellent problem solving skills.

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