Finance Manager, Exciting Venture Capital Fund, Dubai, UAE

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
09 Jan 2021
25 Jan 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Our client are currently one of the best performing early stage VC funds within the Middle East. They are looking for an energetic and innovative Accountant with experience working in a PE/VC Finance team, to join as a Finance Manager, working directly alongside the COO.

This would be the perfect position for ambitious individuals looking to take the next step in their career within a role that would allow them to have full oversight over all of the fund and management accounting within the fund. Taking on a lot of responsibility from day one, this individual will also have significant exposure to financial modelling, budgeting and process improvements.

  • Have complete oversight over everything prepared by third party administrator and outsourced accounting team
  • Prepare timely and accurate Net Assets Values, distributions, and other fund accounting output
  • Prepare pro-forma financial statements and projected financial statements for the funds, including IRR calculations
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial reporting packages for fund entities. This includes updating portfolio investment schedules, portfolio company summaries, and preparing capital account statements
  • Write reports periodically to management on Fund activities and other related issues
  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment
  • Manage investor inquiries and information requests, including audit confirmations
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets
  • Support COO with projects and tasks when required

  • Relevant accounting experience preferably working for a VC/PE fund, sovereign wealth fund or investment bank
  • ACA, ACCA, CPA, CFA or similar financial qualification is preferable
  • Extremely proficient in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A self-starter who has strong drive and the ability to self-direct/manage their own time and productivity

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