Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity

Permanent employee, Full-time · Luxembourg

Your mission
In this function, you will carry out the general accounting from A to Z for Private Equity funds. Your role will encompass all facets of the calculation/review of net asset values on a variety of complex PE funds. This is a challenging and rewarding role which provides exposure to all elements of a PE fund’s accounting processes and life cycle.
  • Cover all financial aspects of the entities in the portfolio ensuring that risk is monitored, and issues are escalated accordingly.
  • Keep accurate accounting records for the Private Equity structures in the accounting system.
  • Calculation of net asset value of funds on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Prepare the statutory financial statements, to be submitted to eCDF and RCS.
  • Preparation of audit documentation and liaison with auditors.
  • Preparation of account and bank reconciliations.
  • Participate in the Board meetings and assist colleagues in preparing the meetings.
  • Be active in setting-up new tools or enhancing the latter.
  • Liaison with external tax and legal advisors.
  • Assist on fund flows and cash repatriation to investors.
  • Prepare waterfall models according to investments.
  • Other ad hoc requirements as they arise.
Your profile
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance. ACCA is a great asset.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a fund accounting position in PFS, Big Four, Fiduciary or Manco in Luxembourg for Private Equity funds, Holdings Companies, SPV’s etc.
  • Solid accounting skills and basic knowledge of tax are essential.
  • Strong knowledge of various accounting standards and principals (IFRS & LUXGAAP) as well as exposure to IPEV guidelines.
  • Experienced on alternative investment funds and good understanding of the AIFM Directive and the Luxembourgish fund industry.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office programs (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Fluent English. German is a strong advantage.
Why us?
  • Join a growing family environment, with the opportunity to work closely with the top Management based in Switzerland, Spain and the Netherlands, while bringing your expertise and developing new skills.
  • Flexibility in terms of working hours, adapting to business needs and your personal life.
  • Competitive salary and package, according to your experience, skills and ambition.
  • Attractive location next to shops, restaurants, and well served by public transportation and near free parking lot.
  • Trainings and career development.
Additional information
  • Reporting line: Head of Funds
  • Luxembourg existing team: 3 staff
  • Staff in Europe: 52
  • Languages: English 
  • Tools/IT systems: Investran
  • Interview process: 3 rounds
  • Luxembourg office location: Hollerich area
  • Home office: possible but in line with regulations for non-Luxembourg residents

About us
Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately-owned Swiss Investor Group headquartered at Lake Zurich which is focused on the acquisition of majority stakes in small and medium sized service companies in Europe. 
We complement the companies' organic growth through a systematic buy-and-build strategy and form alliances with entrepreneurs at eye-level.
Our team, which now consists of 50 people, is made up of personalities who are there for each other, who support each other, who move together in one direction, who give each other clear feedback, who have a high degree of personal responsibility and, above all, who together have fun and enjoy what we do.
Due to our 260 transactions within the last 10 years, our most recent raised fund of EUR 1 billion and our continuation vehicle of EUR 560 million, we are the fastest growing private equity firm in the DACH region and have been awarded as the "PE House of the year 2021". We are all very proud of this.
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