Associate Director Corporate Services

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Mar 2023
Closes
19 Apr 2023
Ref
19137892
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We are Alter Domus. Our name means "The Other House" and we're a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you're speaking to. And it's your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,000 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.

Alter Domus clients include the world's leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We're specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what's possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As a Manager, you will have day to day responsibility for a portfolio containing real estate clients and have the following responsibilities:
• Responsible for day to day management of a portfolio of clients predominantly made up of UK Real Estate companies;
• You will oversee the coordination and validation of all work delivered by the team, ensuring timely and accurate book-keeping and reporting for client entities;
• Preparation of financial statements for real estate, asset holding & financing companies under IFRS or FRS 102;
• Liaising with Tax advisors and coordinate the preparation and submission of VAT and CIT returns;
• Liaising with lawyers, property managers, auditors and other third parties;
• Acting as a point of reference with regards technical enquiries, ensuring that the information is provided in an accurate and timely manner;
• Ensuring timely billing and fee recovery for client entities;
• Managing set up and take on of new client structures;
• Overseeing completion and maintenance of Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence Files;
• Undertaking ad hoc projects as and when assigned utilising own knowledge and effectively managing them to completion;
• Mentoring and managing junior team members;
• Providing managerial support to the business as necessary.
• You will manage the relationships with other service providers in the industry, including auditors, law firms, custodians, property managers and prime brokers;

YOUR PROFILE:
• Strong academic background;
• You are a qualified Accountant (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or Chartered Secretary (e.g. ICSA);
• You will have experience in accounting for real estate companies;
• Company secretarial experience in the funds or corporate services industry would be beneficial but not essential;
• Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
• Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
• Excellent communication and numeracy skills;
• Adaptable approach to using appropriate software (Yardi, CaseWare) and systems; and
• High Level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills.
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