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105396 - Head of Private Equity & Hybrid Fund - Dublin

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Date: 13/09/2019
Job Reference: 105396
Contact Name: Jenny Dore
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Job Description

Head of Private Equity & Hybrid Fund - Dublin - 105396
Head of Private Equity & Hybrid Fund
Our client, a financial services company in Dublin is currently looking to recruit a Head of Private Equity & Hybrid Fund for their site.

What will I be Doing
  • Managing the Private Equity & Hybrid Fund Accounting Operations teams of 30 members.
  • You will report into the Managing Director (MD) for the Irish Entity.
  • You will work with the Managing Director and with key stakeholders in connection with the performance of duties related to the administration of funds across both teams.
  • You will have extensive experience in the Auditing or Administration of Private Equity & Hybrid.
  • Experience in private equity is mandatory and exposure to debt instruments would be a positive.
  • You will have a proven knowledge of the fund industry, should have demonstrated experience in leading teams.
  • Experience working on Geneva, eFront and/or Investran would also be highly beneficial for this position.
  • You will be responsible for the oversight of fund administrators and their assigned relationships.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the audit process for assigned relationships within your team.
  • Liaising with Investment Managers and Clients.
  • Primary contact for level 1 clients and escalation for others.
  • Ensure adequate working knowledge of currency hedging.
  • Experience dealing with complex P&L allocations across entities within an overall structure
  • Strong understanding and experience dealing with various types of waterfall calculations.
  • Ensuring the timely delivery from your group of Net Asset Values (NAV’s) to Investment managers and/or public bodies such as Bloomberg and Irish Stock Exchange where required
  • Prompt payments of our Administration, Investor, Investment Manager and third party fees
  • Assist with the training & development of direct reports
  • Ensure effective task allocation and delegation across your team
  • Make sure, where appropriate, that your group verifies the pricing of all portfolio investment instruments such as Equities, Futures, Swaps and Bonds
  • Utilize offshore operational centers for the appropriate tasks within your group
  • Preparation & review of all calls with any relevant equalization amounts and distributions
  • Investigating any discrepancies which may occur and achieving resolutions
  • Ensure Client concerns and queries are addressed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Management oversight of the Audit process and delivery for your group
  • Ensure the fund in your group are review of the NAV in accordance with the global KOP and fund checklist.
  • Manage client requests/queries. Deal with any clients reviews or scorecards. Due diligence visits.
  • Ensure you groups Set-up of performance fees / waterfall at the Onboarding stage of the fund are accurate and complete. Obtain client sign-off for our interpretation of any part of the methodology that isn’t clearly described in the fund documentation. Offline recalculation of fee.
  • Ensure effective communication with colleagues and corresponding departments
  • Ensure management of the Outsourcing relationships (OSP) are closely managed and tracked and are in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Closely track and report capacity of your group
  • Participate in new business pitches and FTE estimation for its servicing.
  • Involvement in various project and product offering development.

What Do I Need
  • Extensive fund accounting experience
  • Experience with general ledger accounting
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel functions
  • Familiarity with the varied PE accounting system is a major plus
  • A general knowledge of the investment industry and/or fund accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • An ability to think critically and objectively
  • The flexibility and willingness to work additional hours as needed
  • University degree preferred- accounting, finance, business or economics

For further information on this Head of Private Equity & Hybrid Fund role in Dublin please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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