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Investment Accountant – Analyst

The Company:

A Value Focused Event Driven Proprietary Investment Firm – based in Dubai.

The Role:

The Investment Accountant reports directly to the Head of Finance and Managing Principal(s) and is responsible for the complete, day-to-day financial administration of the private investment firm.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all management and statutory reporting of all financial affairs of the company activities are delivered on a timely basis and in accordance with best practice
  • Formulation and preparation of annual budgets and targets for all existing investments.
  • Participate in analysing current and potential investments.
  • Submit annual budgets and reporting of actual costs for all Family expenses.
  • Oversee all day to day Financial accounts across all activities
  • Managing the interactions with banks and all investment relationships.
  • Produces updated cash flow reports, family income and expense statements, as well as financial statements (i.e. balance sheet)
  • Handle bill paying for the Investment firm and its principals (partially automated through custodial relationships, cash management and other online resources)
  • Assists in the analysis of financial data and extracts and defines relevant information.
  • Compiles/analyses and prepares financial information reports, including budgetary forecasting.
  • Analyzes budgets to complete financial reports and reconciliations.
  • Composes correspondence and communicates with stakeholders regarding budget changes, project status and management decisions.

Qualifications & Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s in accounting/Finance with 5-7 year of experience
  • Freshly qualified CA, CMA, CPA or CFA with 2-3 years of post-qualification experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a successful Finance role, either corporate or in a privately-held company of high calibre.
  • Prior experience working with a family office is the most preferred option.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite, especially Excel and Access
  • Knowledgeable of IT systems, processes, databases, etc.
  • Familiarity with Family Office specific software, including Advent, ATWeb, TNR Solution, Prospero, Spectrum Wealth, etc.

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