Senior Real Estate Funds Consultant

Posted 07 June 2022
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Senior Real Estate Funds Consultant for our financial services client, based in Limerick or Dublin (hybrid working option available).

As a member of the Real Estate Department, the successful candidate will assist in all aspects of the administration of Real Estate Funds including fund accounting, and financial reporting. The Real Estate team is continuously growing. Our clients include some of the most highly successful Real Estate houses globally. We use best-in-breed systems and cutting-edge technology to deliver excellent service to our clients.

The role is a 6-month contract position with possibility of extension and / or permanency. Daily rate applied for the current contract.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Assist the Manager in managing an ever-expanding Real Estate team and with the development and execution of the department’s strategic plans, goals and priorities.

  • Responsible for ensuring the partners on your team deliver a high-quality service to each of the clients assigned to that team.

  • Play a key senior role and contribute to the management, growth and success of the Real Estate business.

  • Assist your team with annual targets of the business including the development and monitoring of the Bangalore team, the automation of the REIF’s accounting platform Yardi and the take up of EMEA domiciled funds

  • Financial Reporting and assisting with the preparation of interim and annual financial statements for Property Funds including the completion of consolidated financial statements for complex cross-border structures.

  • Active liaison with clients and external auditors, dealing with audit queries.

  • Ensuring agreed client service levels and regulatory filing deadlines are met.

  • Oversee the preparation of regulatory returns, including compliance reports, Central Bank and CSO returns.

  • Fund Accounting process improvements, continually strives to ensure all deliverables are done in the most expedient and efficient way possible.

  • Ensures NAVs are issued accurately and within defined timeframes.

  • Ensures the accurate and timely payment of operating expenses.

  • Liaises with new clients to determine fund structure and level of detail required to support striking of NAV.

  • Provide unrivalled client satisfaction and continuously improve the department’s performance to clients.

  • Manages and understands the structure of property transactions on behalf of the team for purchase and sale of property investments.

  • Ensure the process and approvals required meet Client, Depository and REIF needs.

  What are we looking for?

  • Holds a recognised Professional Accounting Qualification with at least 10 years post QE experience.

  • Detailed knowledge of Irish/UK GAAP/US GAAP and IFRS.

  • Working knowledge of the Irish regulatory /tax regime as it relates to Fund Accounting and Financial Reporting.

  • Willingness to support with daily BAU where necessary to support the team.

  • Demonstrate leadership and team-building qualities and ability to motivate a team.

  • Ability to participate in systems development projects.

  • Ability to assist in the development of a team in a Tier 3 location.

  • Demonstrates commitment to producing high quality work and to timeframes required.

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and a working knowledge of Yardi.

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you. 

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