Real Estate Senior Fund Controller, Europe Real Estate Senior Fund Controller, Europe …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Jan 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Jan 21
My client is a highly reputable, global asset manager with an established, yet growing real estate division. This fund controller will manage the reporting and accounting across a range of real assets funds and seg mandates.

This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust controls and processes; and will ensure that fund pricing and financial reporting, including management accounts and financial statements, are produced consistently, on time and to a high standard.  


Key Responsibilities

  • IFRS Financial & Regulatory Reporting 
  • Review and approval of IFRS / Local (statutory) GAAP financials within the fund structure
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Management and oversight of the fund administrators/SPV external accounting service providers 
  • Calculation of fund and investor performance returns
  • Distribution calculations - forecast and actual
  • Management of the annual audit process for relevant funds and entities 
  • Financial loan covenant calculation and reporting
  • Preparation of financial information for internal and external Boards and Committees
  • Monitoring and management of tax filings / tax compliance for income/corporate tax, withholding tax, capital gains tax, value add tax and FATCA/CRS
  • Transfer pricing documentation
  • Deal/Fund tax structuring support for Portfolio Management teams
  • Cash management across the entire fund structure
  • Active management of the SPV/Fund liquidation process
  • Financial due diligence of new target investments
  • Business partnering; providing financial expertise, review and structuring advice 
  • Risk & Investment restrictions monitoring and reporting 


  • 6+ years of asset management industry experience, working within Real Estate and/or other real asset classes.
  • Knowledge of UK and Luxembourg based fund structures
  • Strong understanding of: Current accounting standards (IFRS and Lux GAAP); Accounting for real assets activities and complex transactions; Common fund structures and tax issues
  • Knowledge of local corporate taxation requirements
  • Oversight and management of third-party fund administrators, accountants, tax advisors etc.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Languages required - English and German 
  • ACA / ACCA qualified
  • Yardi experience preferred
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