Private Equity Accountant

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We are currently seeking a Private Equity Accountant for our client, a global multinational Investment banking company based in Limerick.

12-month contract with an hourly rate of up to €30.

This role is a challenging, varied and interesting role – it is best suited to someone either currently working in Practice or who has previously worked and is now in industry. Ideally looking for a qualified accountant.

The role involves reviewing work from overseas.  Also be reviewing and completing a set of financials/set of accounts around property/rental income etc, looking at fees and how that property is held.

There are strong procedures in place to follow.


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Key duties & responsibilities:

Financial Reporting

  • 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

  • Develop an understanding of Fund Accounting requirements for Property Funds.
  • Collection of relevant information to facilitate production of NAVs.
  • Organise payment of operating expenses.
  • Liaise with new clients to determine fund structure and level of detail required to support striking of NAV.

Client Servicing

  • Responsible to provide unrivalled client satisfaction and continuously improve the department’s performance to clients (internal and external).
  • Effective communication with clients, investors and associated parties on fund activities.
  • Ensure that operating arrangements are clearly established on inception of a fund.
  • Ensure that documentation, legal and compliance issues are complete.
  • To understand the purpose of and gain the critical background knowledge of Funds assigned to the team.

Purchase and Sale of Property Investments

  • Understand the structure of property transactions.
  • Understand the process and approvals required.
  • Co-ordination of approval process.
  • Collation of documentation / record maintenance.


What are we looking for?


  • Hold Professional Accounting Qualification
  • Detailed knowledge of Irish/UK GAPP and IFRS.
  • Knowledge of the Irish regulatory /tax regime as it relates to Fund Accounting and Financial Reporting.
  • A strong appreciation of accounting principles and standards.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to quickly gain knowledge of Property Fund Administration.
  • High level of communication skills, previous relationship management experience would be beneficial.
  • Demonstrate leadership and team-building qualities and ability to motivate a team.
  • Ability to assist with the management of the team.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the need for high-touch client service.
  • Ability to participate in systems development projects.
  • Demonstrates commitment to producing high quality work and to timeframes required.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel



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