Private Equity Team Lead

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We are currently seeking a Private Equity Team Lead for our client in the funds industry based in Limerick.

This is a 9+ month contract and salary depends on experience.

The role involves People Management, Financial Reporting, Fund Accounting and Client Servicing. This is a team of 5 with 4 accountants reporting into the TL.


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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing an ever-expanding Private Equity team
  • Assist the Division in the annual targets of the business including the development of the Bangalore team and the automation of the PE’s accounting platform
  • People management, leading the team, addressing partner issues and development of both direct and indirect reports on the team.
  • Manages the preparation of interim and annual financial statements for PE Funds including the completion of consolidated financial statements for complex 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.
  • Manages the PE team through the collection of relevant information to facilitate production of NAVs.
  • Ensures NAV’s 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.
  • Ensures that operating arrangements are clearly established on inception of a fund.
  • Ensures that documentation, legal and compliance issues are complete.
  • Keeps abreast of current activities in the PE market as well as industry and regulatory developments.

Skills /Experience

  • Ideally looking for someone from a Funds Industry background
  • A qualified accountant with 5/6 years’ experience who is used to meeting deadlines
  • Holds a recognised Professional Accounting Qualification with at least 5 years PQE 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.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to quickly gain knowledge of PE Fund Administration.
  • 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.

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