The Citco Group Limited
About Citco Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients\u2019 evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service. Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community. A career at Citco isn\u2019t just a job \u2013 it\u2019s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development. About the Role: Citco Fund Services Real Estate (CFSRE) is a business line within Citco Fund Services which provides quality corporate and administration services to many of the world\u2019s largest real estate funds and investors. Our dedicated real estate team has developed a unique vertical and horizontal \u201c360\u02da\u201d administration services approach, covering the administration of the fund itself but also the administration of intermediary holding companies and property owning companies, across all regions, resulting in a seamless administration of all levels of the fund. Position Purpose The Vice President is responsible for ensuring that real estate funds and real estate fund managers are provided with accurate and timely accounting services. In addition, the Vice President shall manage client relationships in line with client Service Level Agreements, Citco procedures and applicable accounting standards, while also maintaining a focus on training and development of staff, work flow processes and improvements. Job Duties: Accounting: Review Quarterly\/Monthly reports and working papers, which include: Cash and Position Reconciliations Expense Accruals Agree Dividends and Interest Accruals if applicable Review all capital activity pertaining to the funds (Capital Call and Distribution processing) Review Limited Partner and General partners\/Shareholder Allocation ; calculations\/schedules \u2013 includes review of Admin\/Management fees\/Waterfall\/Clawback calculations Trial balances and related working papers Financial statements, footnotes and Partner Capital Statements Operations: Overall responsibility for client relationships, inquiries and meetings Interact with Senior Management and clients Review procedures and recommend solutions in order to improve efficiencies Ensure adherence to all internal and external audit standards Coordinate, manage and monitor external audit process Liaise with clients and assist them on accounting and administrative issues and relevant developments Provide technical accounting\/industry knowledge to clients Review client partnership agreements, PPM\u2019s and other materials Implementation of fund structures onto accounting system Preparation of client service plans including annual budget Liaising with property management companies Team Management: Review the work of team members and provide feedback for improvement in order to guarantee timely delivery and quality of work Monitor and track team performance and profitability in order to meet the client service level agreements and achieve financial targets Plan resources in line with business demands, participate in the recruitment and selection process, lead, coach, develop and appraise employees within the team Establish plan for new client setup and transitions Keep Senior Management abreast of all material issues affecting the processing of deliverables Ad Hoc Reports requests and operations metrics as required by management Implement training initiatives About You: Bachelor or Master level degree (in accounting, finance, economics) Professional accounting designation required (e.g. CPA or equivalent) 5 years public\/private accounting experience 7 years real estate and\/or private equity experience Knowledge and experience in GAAP and IFRS required Experience with fair value reporting for real estate investments and debt obligations Knowledge of Private Equity andReal Estate Funds Experience in reviewing real estate operations and preparation of full sets of financial statements, including notes Knowledge of multi-family and commercial real estate accounting Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals Strong written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of REIT structures and testing Experience in Performance Reporting \u2013 NCREIF and GIPS(AIMR) Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task Knowledge and experience in real estate\/private equity accounting systems (Yardi, MRI, Investran, etc.) Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel) Key Competencies: Business, Technical & Commercial Awareness Quality and Risk Control Problem Solving Client Service Coaching Drive for Results A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business. Opportunities for personal and professional career development. Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support. Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence. Confidentiality Assured.
The Citco Group Limited
Website : http://www.citco.com/
The Citco Group of Companies is a worldwide group of independent financial service providers serving the world's elite hedge funds, private equity and real estate firms, institutional banks, Global 1000 companies and high net worth individuals. Citco companies service these sectors around the world by offering hedge fund administration, custody and fund trading, financial products and corporate and trust planning solutions. Citco is an independent group of companies which have focused on these specialized niche services for over 75 years. It is this focus that has helped us reach the position as global industry leader in our markets. With more than 5,000 staff in over 40 countries, and with our clients as partners, we will demonstrate this dynamic focus which has allowed us to excel in what we do best.