Private Equity in Hedgefunds

  • Aquarius Recruitment Specialists
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • May 05, 2017
Permanent Investment

Job Description

  • Responsibility for the development of the private equity fund team in Cape Town and for the day-to-day financial reporting and management of a portfolio of clients
  • Incorporating and managing a specialised services team on all aspects of private equity fund administration, accounting and reporting, including working directly with The Company’s customers to ensure their private equity funds and underlying SPVs are run efficiently in compliance with the relevant laws and contractual obligations, and being involved with the management team to strategically build the private equity business
  • Manage and supervise a number of administrators who may typically be studying towards professional qualifications. Supervise the administrators within the team, including mentoring, training and development
  • Ensuring the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of the funds and underlying SPVs to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations
  • Ensuring quality control prior to the further review and approval of the Company’s authorised persons including payments, calculations and transactions
  • Ensuring reporting complies with entity and statutory requirements including local law, relevant GAAP, including IFRS and other reporting principals
  • Development and maintenance of divisional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that all day to day matters required to be completed are performed in a timely and satisfactory manner including monitoring tasks and delegating these across the relevant manager’s team
  • Ensure the implementation of new structures
  • Act as primary point of contact with auditors in respect of the planning and coordination of the audits
  • Be able to provide sound, quality and technical guidance to clients
  • Perform other duties as necessary to support the strategic development of the client team including client meetings, new business pitches and new business proposals


Qualifications and Experience

  • Professional qualification - CA (SA), ACCA or equivalent
  • A minimum of four - five years’ post qualification experience in a similar relevant capability in the finance industry
  • Ability to motivate and influence a team

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