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Fund Accountant - Real Estate

Alter Domus Alter Domus

Chicago, United States; Carmel, United States

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Fund Accountant - Real Estate

Alter Domus is currently seeking a number of new Fund Accountants to join our Real Estate teams in Chicago, IL, or Carmel IN.

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 3,600 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.

At Alter Domus we attract, grow, and develop Alternative Thinkers. The Alter Domus Academy helps our people to be their professional best, to become Alternative Thinkers. The Academy team is expanding, and we are looking for an L&D Partner who shares our passion for developing people. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds take-on and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process;
  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers;
  • Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities;
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced;
  • Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You are degree level educated in a relevant area such Finance, Accounting or Economics; 
  • You may have some existing relevant experience in the fields of fund administration, audit or fiduciary services;
  • You have knowledge of fund industry, valuation, and accounting;
  • A basic knowledge in accounting for investment products, experience of closed ended funds in the real estate private equity or debt space will be considered as an asset;
  • You have necessary understanding of securities commonly encountered in the fund industry, including equities, bonds, contract for difference, options, and futures, and the ability to account for these securities
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You possess team spirit, a capacity to build strong client relationships and take initiative to act without waiting for direction (when appropriate).

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Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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