Fund Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, pension and benefits

  • Contact:

    Oli Coote

  • Contact email:

    o.coote@capstone-recruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8990_1667240780

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-11-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Position: Fund Accountant (Real Estate Investment Management Fund) - Client Side.

We are currently in the final stages of shortlisting outstanding candidates to join one of the world's largest, and high profile, funds.

Location: London - flexible hybrid available

Salary: £80,000 plus bonus and benefits

The Client: The Investment Management Fund for a Sovereign Wealth Fund.

  • The fund is invested in international equity and fixed-income markets and in real estate and renewable energy infrastructure.
  • The fund's unlisted real estate strategy focuses primarily on commercial real estate in eight cities globally.
  • The UK team endeavour to source, invest, develop, and manage properties and/or joint venture interests in properties, predominantly in London.
  • The fund invests in real estate to generate excess return over time and to diversify the fund.

The Opportunity: As a Fund Accountant you will:

  • Oversee the holding structures for unlisted real estate investments in the UK
  • Lead the relationship with joint venture partners' operations and finance teams
  • Oversee cash management and contribute to financial reporting
  • Assist with asset and investment management projects and understand commercial aspects at both corporate and property level
  • Contribute to the annual business plan and budgeting process
  • Be a key part of the investment team on transactions, structure and onboard new investments and be involved in general transaction execution.

The Person: The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong academic records
  • Have strong accounting skills, ideally ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Have experience in business controlling, audit, or real estate investments, preferably from a top-tier fund, audit or consulting firm
  • Have a genuine interest in real estate investment, a robust understanding of financial models and be able to communicate details clearly
  • Be a collaborative team player with a problem-solving mindset who is willing to take ownership of issues
  • Enjoy building and nurturing strong stakeholder relationships and exhibit high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Be Driven, proactive, empathic, and intellectually curious

If you are attracted by the opportunity to work for a Sovereign Wealth Fund with a proven track record and prestigious portfolio, please contact Oli Coote on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email o.coote@capstone-recruitment.com to find out more.

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