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Fund Associate

Netherlands ;
The Fund Associate will be based in The Netherlands within the growing European Fund Finance Team, with significant scope for development and role expansion in the future. Whilst supporting the Finance Director, the role has a broad range of responsibilities working on our flagship European closed-ended fund. The role takes ownership of a range of financial responsibilities linked to the fund, including cash & liquidity management, fund level budgeting & forecasting, financial planning & transactional support, loan & commitment facility management, involvement in investor & other reporting and entails working with various head office teams, external advisors, as well as partnering with key stakeholders across the business.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Cash & liquidity management, including monitoring of cash held across the structure, sources and uses monitoring on deals and monitoring of pursuit budgets.
  • Preparation and management of quarterly or ad hoc intra-group distribution and capital call waterfalls, including monitoring of cash balances and knowledge of capital expenditure budgets.
  • Oversight / review of the investor capital call and distribution processes prepared by the fund administrators, liaising with Portfolio Management, Investor Relations, Operational and Corporate Accounting and Administrators as required.
  • Monitoring of upcoming deals including planning for liquidity needs, liaising with deal leads to understand and document timing for upcoming funding commitments.
  • Coordination of consolidation of fund level budget v actuals and relevant commentary.
  • Management of the capital commitment facility, including liaising with provider, provision of borrowing base certificates, monitoring of loan expiries, and updating of the usage model.
  • Presentation to the portfolio management teams on liquidity planning and financial forecasts.
  • Input into deal closing files prepared by the fund financial controller, as a result of new acquisitions.
  • Assist in provision of information to external auditors.
  • Review & oversight of investment level management fees and rebates.
  • Assist with annual budgeting and re-forecasting for investment entities.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc files for investor due diligence requirements.
  • Monitoring of covenants linked to mortgages throughout the structure & assist with lender reporting requirements / compliance certificates and covenant calculations where required.
  • Assist with the investor reporting process, providing financial tables and charts and consolidated budget variance analysis commentary.
  • Knowledge of structure agreements, including lender requirements, investor requirements and external reporting requirements.
  • Assist with regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Assist with INREV reporting requirements.
  • Management of deal overview & team planner to ensure onboarding deadlines are met and financing requirements are adequately planned.
  • Provision of information on ad-hoc investor requests.
  • Support Portfolio Management with financial inputs into models / presentation decks.
  • Preparation of fund performance metrics.
  • Key business partner with deal teams, asset management teams and portfolio management teams.

Your Profile:

  • ACA qualified accountant (or equivalent / similar transferable qualification).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, confident in Excel with basic modelling skills.
  • Good communicator with the ability to interpret and explain complex financial data.
  • Knowledge of Accounting, IFRS and Audit.
  • Debt compliance and investor reporting experience.
  • Positive “can do” attitude with desire to learn, train and develop in the role.
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical and takes pride in work.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to grow within the role.
  • Strong time management skills to organize a multitude of concurrent tasks.
  • Experience working within the Real Estate sector.

Why Choose Greystar?

  • Competitive annual salary.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Greystar will reimburse cost of home-work travel and work-related travel by second class public transportation or employee can choose to receive a travel allowance for home-work related travel.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Educational assistance programme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Team member referral scheme.
  • Greystar social & engagement events for team members.
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities as Greystar continues to expand in Europe.

Behaviours & Values:

Integrity | Equality | Accountability | Professionalism | Teamwork | Service

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