Team Leader – Private Equity and Real Estate

Team Leader – Fund Accounting (Private Equity and Real Estate)  
   
Fund Services  
The successful applicant’s primary responsibility will be to oversee and manage the delivery of the accounting requirements of our PERE clients in line with the relevant service level agreements. This includes the management and oversight of a small team of accountants, taking responsibility for client service management and providing assistance to the on-boarding team.  
Minimum Requirements • A fully qualified CA (SA) , SAIPA or equivalent with at least 2 years post qualified experience; • A minimum of one years’ experience as team leader / managing an accounting team.
  • A fully qualified CA (SA), SAIPA or equivalent with at least 2 years post qualified experience;
  • A minimum of one years’ experience as team leader / managing an accounting team.

 
ACCOUNTING

  • Act as the accounting specialist within the PERE business
  • Supervise and control the accurate, efficient and timely delivery of all net asset valuations, consolidated partner capital accounts, quarterly statements, financial statements and any other reports together with supporting schedules
  • Manage the preparation of performance fee, internal Rate of Return (IRR) and equalization calculations as required by Fund documents;

 

STAFF AND TRAINING

  • The Team Leader will play a pivotal role in the on-going development and training of his/her direct reports
  • Take responsibility for setting KPI’s for his/her direct reports and manage their performance, both formally through the performance management process but also informally on a day-to-day basis
  • Train, manage and supervise direct reports

 

 TEAM MANAGEMENT

  • Manage the preparation and delivery of deliverables and accounting services, as required by the fund documentation and the service level agreement, to our clients
  • Review the work performed by the accounting team
  • Manage resources to ensure adequate staffing to meet client requirements in a timely manner

 

CLIENT MANAGEMENT

  • Perform, at least, quarterly, client service review calls for an allocated portfolio of clients and provide client feedback to management and the rest of the team CLIENT ONBOARDING
  • Provide feedback to the onboarding team and PERE management, together with the Team Leader – Administration, regarding the operational requirements set out in the fund documentation vs the operational capability of the system and help to identify any gaps
  • Provide input into the SLA timeframes agreed with the clients

 

PROCESSES AND SYSTEM UPDATES

  • Assist with the on-going development of the Private Equity IT platform, including the maintenance of reporting templates
  • Ensuring compliance with the PERE processes, as defined, and identifying possible efficiencies

 

REGULATORY

  • Assistance with any other regulatory and/or reporting requirements that may arise OTHER TASKS
  • Act as authorized signatory on the bank accounts of our clients
  • Liaise and build relationships with other relevant internal teams to ensure a seamless delivery of services to our clients
  • Any other ad hoc tasks
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