Portfolio Accountant | Maternity cover
REI Segment
Buchhaltung/Finanzen, Investmentbanken, Investitionsmanagement
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Portfolio Accountant which offers a highly sought after career opportunity to work in both a finance and operations capacity. The role will include the day to day running of two global fund-of-fund structures. This position is a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Preparation and review of investor reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual) for fund structures
  • Oversight of third-party administrators and external auditors 
  • Fund and investment level performance analysis
  • Valuation of investments
  • Calculation of performance fees
  • Presenting at various boards and oversight committees
  • Liquidity monitoring, forecasts, credit facility management, investor drawdowns and distributions
  • Calculation of foreign currency hedging requirements
  • Assisting the Investment Operations, Investment, Tax and Legal teams on deal support, including operational due diligence
  • Preparing ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Updating records and systems to account for Assets Under Management (AUM), transactions, and fees billable, reconciliations etc
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls and leading the design and implementation of control improvements

Key Skills/Experience
  •  ACA / ACCA qualified with up to 3 years Post Qualified Experience (PQE)
  • Prior experience with Big Four or top tier accountancy firm, or experience at a real estate or private equity at a fund manager or through audit experience preferred
  • Strong financial control and analytical skills are essential
  • Good problem-solving, excellent attention to details and strong excel skills are essential
  • Proactive and able to organise your own work and schedule, with ability to meet deadlines
  • Team player – able to work effectively and collaboratively within a small, dedicated team but also with the external service providers (ie. administrators)
  • Ability to prioritise and work across multiple projects 
Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm operating in over 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats so that its clients, users, people and communities thrive.