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Job Description

Eames are partnering with a Global Investment Firm who are seeking to recruit into their CLO Fund Control team - the position is ideal for an individual with a strong CLO background that is looking for the next step

The firm has seen strong growth in the AUM of the Funds over the past 5 years, and currently have c$4.5bn AUM across 10+ Funds. They run an Outsourced model, so the position will work closely with the Fund Administrators to ensure accuracy of the records presented, as well as Custodians & other 3rd Parties to support across the fund's lifecycle

Due to the funds being domiciled in Ireland, Closed ended Irish Fund experience would be highly valuable but not essential

Core responsibilities include

  • Performing, review and oversight of the monthly and quarterly closing process for the investment portfolios including pricing, management fee and expense accrual calculations, review and reconciling portfolio holdings and activity to custodial records and counterparty records as required;
  • Performing, review and oversight of the daily cash and position reconciliations process with custodial and other counterparties, and assisting support teams in resolving discrepancies as required,
  • Assist with the review and oversight of the work performed by third-party back office support administrators
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting recognition for corporate actions and security restructurings;
  • Monitor inter-company cash flows, capital calls, expense payments and accruals and follow capped expense guidelines
  • Reviewing and/or preparing schedules for regulatory filings (AIFMD Annex IV, Form PF and CRS);
  • Reviewing and/or preparing quarterly and annual financial statements prepared in accordance with U.K. GAAP and/or IFRS as required per the terms of the entity;
  • Coordinating the annual financial statement audit and fieldwork with external auditors;
  • Calculating fund and client specific performance;
  • Coordination of internal and external communications and reporting for fund openings and closings (drawdowns) and client distributions

Experience required

  • Working knowledge of various fund structures such as CLOs, Risk Retention vehicles and Stand Alone funds;
  • Experience performing complex reconciliations with a strong knowledge of the fundamentals of investment fund accounting and an ability to think through the investment process;
  • Accounting experience with traditional fixed income securities, bank debt/loans, equities, and FX hedging transactions;
  • Candidate must have strong Excel and knowledge of financial formulae

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.