AVP - Private Equity Fund Analyst

Fund Accounting Dublin, Ireland


AVP - Private Equity Fund Analyst 

Ireland - Dublin


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Alternative Asset Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our Private Equity division is a major part of that. Citco have one of, if not the largest footprint of staff in Ireland within the Private Equity Administration sector. Our continuous investment in learning, which includes Private Equity specific personal development training programs for multiple staff levels, and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

Our largest investment, however, is in our people and as a core member of our Private Equity Fund Accounting group, you will be working in a team with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals. Furthermore, this team delivers award-winning services to a roster of some of the largest, most recognised, bluechip clients in the Private Equity industry.

Citco Fund Services (Ireland) Limited are also Great Place to Work (GPTW) certified and, as such, are building their teams to ensure everyone is given the right level of support while also challenging them to grow with us.

The AVP - Private Equity Fund Analyst is responsible for ensuring that private equity funds and private equity fund managers are provided with accurate and timely finance and investment analytics as well as risk analytics.  In addition, the AVP - Private Equity Fund Analyst  shall manage client relationships in line with client Service Level Agreements, Citco procedures and applicable accounting standards, while also maintaining a focus on training and development of staff, work flow processes and improvements 


Job duties in brief:

  • Review Quarterly/Monthly reports and working papers, which include:
  • Cash and Position Reconciliations
  • Risk analytics
  • Credit analysis
  • Fraud analytics
  • Expense Accruals
  • Review all capital activity pertaining to the funds (Capital Call and Distribution processing)
  • Review Limited Partner and General partners/Shareholder Allocation ; calculations/schedules – includes review of Admin/Management fees/Waterfall/Clawback calculations
  • Trial balances and related working papersManage the client capital activity processing (calls/distributions/transfers)
  • Overall responsibility for client relationships, inquiries and meetings
  • Interact with Senior Management and clients
  • Review procedures and recommend solutions in order to improve efficiencies
  • Project management of client relationship which includes Private Equity funds
  • Liaise with clients and assist them on accounting and administrative issues and relevant developments
  • Provide technical industry knowledge to clients around risks facing the business
  • Review client partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials
  • Preparation of client service plans including annual budget
  • Review the work of team members and provide feedback for improvement in order to guarantee timely delivery and quality of work
  • Monitor and track team performance and profitability in order to meet the client service level agreements and achieve financial targets
  • Plan resources in line with business demands, participate in the recruitment and selection process, lead, coach, develop and appraise employees within the team
  • Establish plan for new client setup and transitions
  • Keep Senior Management abreast of all material issues affecting the processing of deliverables
  • Ad Hoc Reports requests and operations metrics as required by management
  • Implement training and coaching initiatives


About You:

  • Bachelor or Master level degree (in accounting, finance, economics)
  • 5+ years public/private finance analyst experience
  • 7+ years private equity/Real estate experience desriable
  • Experience with fair value reporting for private equity investments and debt obligations
  • Knowledge of Private Equity
  • Experience in reviewing private equity operations and preparation of full sets of financial statements, including notes
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Private Equity structures and testing
  • Experience in Performance Reporting
  • Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge and experience in private equity accounting systems ( Investran, etc.)
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel)


Our Benefits

Your wellbeing is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.