Head of Finance, Property & Infrastructure Funds

Large, Global Financial Services Organisation, High growth Property & Infrastructure Market, Build & Lead Accounting & Finance Team.Head of Finance, Property & Infrastructure Funds
Our client is a Global Financial Services business, specialising in Alternative Assets, are looking to capitalise on its local Australian platform to build out a Real Assets (Property & Infrastructure) business. To support this accelerated growth plan, they require a Head of Finance help build and lead a best-in-class Fund Finance team with a focus on Property & Infrastructure Investment Funds.
This newly created role, provides a unique opportunity for an ambitious individual to build a team and function from scratch with the backing of a global brand.
Role Responsibilities:
Responsible for leading Real Assets finance team and to supporting the expansion in the region ANZ region
Work with the Real Assets Management team to refine and execute the Australian & New Zealand Strategy in order to support the Real Assets line of business’ global objectives.
Lead Finance and Accounting function, including Financial Control, Fund Accounting, Fund Pricing and Tax Accounting
Ensure Fund and Entity Accounting deadlines are met.  
Responsible for business planning, budgeting, and managing P&L.  
Participate in Risk and Quality assurance programs
Coordinate and oversee staffing, hiring, training and development of staff
Be able to represent the business with external stakeholders
Support the Business Development in winning new deals
Experience Required:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or related discipline with 15+ years of investment management accounting experience with at least 7 in operations and real assets investment accounting. (CPA, MBA or advanced degree preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of real assets fund structures, fund types, and asset operations, familiarity with investment accounting rules and standards, and a keen understanding of applicable tax reporting and regulatory requirements within Asia Pacific
  • Be able to work independently, navigate a global organisation and work across time zones when required
  • Familiarity with Yardi or other Real Estate software packages, preferred.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, optimising business processes in the real assets investments funds space.
  • Strong management skills, experience overseeing a local office and managing a team of finance professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.).

20/04/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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