Our client is a global real estate fund manager with a 30-year track record and member of a group listed on the London Stock Exchange. The global platform has 17 offices in over 10 countries worldwide and manages real estate portfolios valued at approximately 20 billion Euro. The company provides comprehensive real estate asset and fund management services in the form of individual mandates and fund solutions for a wide range of investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, foundations and family offices. The Investment strategies range from core to opportunistic investments. Our client offers investors access to a wide range of real estate investment opportunities, either through direct or indirect routes. Our customer performance is driven by hands-on management, in-depth local knowledge and excellence in the execution of all projects. Our client aims to deliver this with strong on-the-ground execution capabilities via offices and personnel in their chosen investment markets.
On behalf of our client, we are now looking for a Financial Specialist (Frankfurt and Munich), who will be responsible for all financial issues concerning two to three European real estate fund products working closely in dedicated fund teams with fund and asset managers.
Area of Responsibility
First point of contact and responsibility for the supervision of financial related activities in real estate fund products
Ensuring that all SPVs and all the fund finance related issues are appropriately managed
In charge of managing the external accounting service providers and managing the audit process of the real estate funds and investment structures
Responsible for all financial reporting, including reviewing NAV calculations and monthly or quarterly unit prices prepared by external accountants
Process and evaluate monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements (IFRS and local GAAP) for different real estate entities in different European jurisdictions
Being responsible for organising and maintaining bank financings for transactions together with the Head of Treasury
Supporting of / full responsibility for negotiating bank term sheets and structuring bank debt
Participate in investor and board meetings, where required covering financial matters
Assist with the preparation of investor drawdowns and distributions
Working with external tax advisors and the Head of Tax on transaction tax structuring and ongoing monitoring
Ensuring that all tax declarations are prepared in time and good quality by accountants or tax advisers
Working alongside the Tax, Treasury, Corporate Secretary, Compliance, Investor Relations and Business Development teams across the business
Completed university studies in economy, with focus on accounting, finance or taxes
Relevant professional experience with explicit experience in real estate funds
Very good knowledge of Excel and competence with other Microsoft Office packages
Good communication skills – excellent German and English language skills
Team player and strong interpersonal skills to interact with colleagues from outside the financial sector, investors, banks and service providers
Be self-motivated with a proactive attitude and be able to demonstrate this in interviews
Then please upload your relevant application documents here or call our specialized consultant Emanuel Diehl on +49 69 3487 68 66 to get more details on this in advance.
We are lookig forward to your application!
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